Over 20 major popstars unite for coronavirus charity song

Over 20 major popstars unite for coronavirus charity song

The profits from the streaming and downloads of the song will go to a number of charities.


Over twenty international musicians will be featured on a song aimed at raising money to fight the coronavirus global pandemic.

READ: Lady Gaga asks world leaders to fund coronavirus vaccine

Dua Lipa, Chris Martin from Coldplay, Rita Ora, and Ellie Goulding are just some of the artists who have been selected to record a cover of Foo Fighters' ‘Times Like These’ to raise money for charity.

The initiative is by BBC Radio 1 and the single will be released on Thursday, 23 April.  

According to a report by The Guardian, the profits from the streams and downloads will benefit the BBC Children in Need organisation and Comic Relief, as well as the World Health Organization’s Covid-19 Solidarity Response Fund.

The song will be produced by Fraser T. Smith.

Here is a teaser of the song:

Over the weekend, the Global Citizen's #TogetherAtHome concert raised close to $128-million. 

In South Africa, DJ Black Coffee's 'Home Brewed' online concert has raised over R70,000 for the Solidarity Fund to fight coronavirus. 

READ: Black Coffee, Taylor Swift, JLo, Celine Dion headline Global Citizen coronavirus concert

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