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We Are the World for coronavirus: why charity single reboots are suspect

8 monthes ago   |   By The Guardian

Revisiting his kitsch anthem proves Lionel Richie's heart is in the right place. But are the motives of such celebrity singalongs always entirely pure? • Coronavirus - latest updates
• See all our coronavirus coverage This week, as citizens in countries across the world isolate themselves to combat coronavirus , Lionel Richie, who co-wrote the 1985 USA for Africa charity mega-single We Are the World with Michael Jackson, told People magazine that he was revisiting the kitsch anthem that reportedly raised more than $75m for Ethiopian famine relief. Richie is still proud of the central line...
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