20 celebrities are honored for using their influence for good throughout the year

By People Staff
Updated December 23, 2010 11:55 AM
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In a world of celebrities behaving badly, these 20 stars balanced things out.

Lady Gaga, a leader in gay-rights issues, takes the No. 1 spot on a new list of the “Top 20 Celebs Gone Good” in 2010, honoring stars for their charity work. Alicia Keys, who is devoted to fighting HIV and AIDS, was the runner-up.

The list is compiled by DoSomething.org, a charity leader for teens and social change. – Tim Nudd