Thursday, January 28, 2010

Lionel Richie to remake We Are the World for Haiti

Lionel Richie to remake We Are the World for Haiti: The singer is teaming up with producer Quincy Jones to re-record his 1985 hit with an all-star cast to benefit Haiti by Sean Michaels, The Guardian, January 22, 2010 Lionel Richie and Quincy Jones will record a new version of We Are the World to benefit Haiti. The veteran stars are honouring the song's 25th anniversary, releasing their tribute alongside new charity tracks by Simon Cowell, and Jay-Z and Bono – who have revealed that they are bringing along Rihanna. Like the original 1985 recording, which raised money for famine relief in Africa, the new We Are the World will consist of both a song and a video. Organisers are asking artists to stay in Los Angeles for an extra night after the Grammy awards. More...

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