More than 75 stars gathered to re-record the song in the same Hollywood recording studio where the original was cut 25 years ago, reports the Mirror. But there were some conspicuous no-shows, including Beyonce Knowles, Justin Timberlake and Lady Gaga.
Quincy Jones, who produced the anthem, announced last week that he planned to re-do the song after the earthquake in Port-au-Prince.
London (ANI): Celine Dion, Jennifer Hudson and Kanye West were among a host of stars who gathered to re-record the 1985 US charity anthem We Are The World. Pink, Natalie Cole, the Jonas Brothers, Tony Bennett and Akon were other musical luminaries who stood shoulder to shoulder on risers at Henson Recording studios, singing their hearts out and hoping to help Haiti.