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2013’s 20 Most Charitable Celebs: Ian Somerhalder, Paul Walker, Miley Cyrus, Taylor Swift

Here's some good news, for a change.

As Spider-Man likes to remind us, with great power comes great responsibility. Celebrities — especially pop stars — are paid very well for their time, but they often give back to causes close to their own hearts, putting their fame and fortune to positive use compiled a list of the 20 most generous celebs of 2013. For the second year in a row, the No. 1 celeb was Taylor Swift.

As the site wrote, "Swift recently celebrated her 24th birthday by GIVING gifts instead of getting. She donated $100,000 to the Nashville Symphony, which has faced extreme financial difficulties this year. Swift also headlined an event benefiting Centrepoint, an org working to help young people experiencing homelessness. It was hosted by The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge. (Her good-doing even transcends continents!)"

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WTG, Tay!

Here's the full top 20:

1. Taylor Swift

2. One Direction

3. Beyonce

4. Paul Walker

5. Macklemore & Ryan Lewis

6. Sandra Bullock

7. Kerry Washington

8. Ian Somerhalder

9. Ryan Seacrest

10. Carrie Underwood

11. Jennifer Lawrence

12. Alicia Keys

13. Bryan Cranston & Aaron Paul

14. Miley Cyrus

15. Demi Lovato

16. Blake Shelton

17. Mindy Kaling

18. Kevin Durant

19. Kendrick Lamar

20. Justin Bieber

Read Do Something's full story for news on each star's generous acts.

It's kind of surprising to not see Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt on here — as well as other celebs known for giving back, like Sophia Bush, Matt Damon, etc. — but they're not really listing their criteria for inclusion either.

Last year, Taylor topped the list with Miley in second. That list also included Justin Bieber, Selena Gomez, Demi Lovato and Lady Gaga.

Anyway, well done, celebs! We may not completely understand the rankings, but all acts of generosity deserves props, whether listed or not.

Sources: Do Something, Contactmusic