Britney Spears plans to assist fans during the coronavirus crisis.

Britney Spears

Britney Spears

The 38-year-old pop star has taken to Instagram to reveal plans to select three fans for whom she'll buy much-needed products amid the ongoing pandemic.

In her video message, Britney explained: "Our world is going through such hard times right now. Whether it's with food or I'm getting your child diapers or whatever it is, DM me and I will help you out."

Britney released the video after being nominated for the #DoYourPartChallenge, a movement that has spread across social media during the current crisis.

The singer - who has nominated Will Smith, Kate Hudson and her boyfriend, Sam Asghari, for the challenge - captioned her Instagram post: "My sister @jamielynnspears has nominated me to participate in the #DoYourPartChallenge so I'm picking 3 fans to help out during this difficult time ... DM me and let me know how I can help and I will do what I can !!! GOD BLESS [kissing emojis] I nominate @willsmith @samasghari @cadehudson22 !!! (sic)"

Meanwhile, Rihanna's Clara Lionel Foundation has announced plans to give $5 million to help fight the pandemic.

Justine Lucas, Executive Director of the Clara Lionel Foundation, recently said: "Never has it been more important or urgent to protect and prepare marginalised and under-served communities - those who will be hit hardest by this pandemic."

The money is set to be used for a multitude of causes, including to help provide supplies to foodbanks - which are feeding the vulnerable and elderly - as well as to fund more coronavirus testing and care in countries such as Haiti and Malawi.

It's also hoped the funds can be used to purchase protective equipment, such as gloves and masks, for intensive care units.