Country music legend Neil Young debuted his high-fidelity music player, PonoMusic, at SXSW 2014, and the Kickstarter campaign raised over $2 million in less than 48 hours. It clearly helps if your crowd-funded project has a big celebrity behind it. But it's a little contradictory, no? Famous, wealthy stars asking for financial help from their fans?
Scroll down to see some successful — and not so successful — celeb attempts at raising dinero for their side projects.