A miriad of stars come out for the Children In Need record
BBC Radio 2 announced that they are bringing together some of the most iconic artists from around the world for this year’s official BBC Children in Need single – “Stop Crying Your Heart Out”. The charity single, available now, sees some of the music industry’s biggest stars collaborate on a reimagined cover of Oasis’ “Stop Crying Your Heart Out” to raise vital funds to help support children and young people across the UK facing disadvantage, at a time when they need it most.
The artists performing on the track are (in alphabetical order): Bryan Adams, Izzy Bizu, Cher, Clean Bandit, Mel C, Jamie Cullum, Ella Eyre, Paloma Faith, Rebecca Ferguson, Jess Glynne, Sheku Kanneh-Mason, Lenny Kravitz, KSI, Lauv, Ava Max, Kylie Minogue, James Morrison, Gregory Porter, Nile Rodgers, Jack Savoretti, Jay Sean, Anoushka Shankar, Robbie Williams and Yola. The backing track was performed by the BBC Concert Orchestra alongside Grace Chatto and Sheku Kanneh-Mason on cello and Anoushka Shankar on sitar.
The single, curated by BBC Radio 2’s Jeff Smith, was recorded and filmed by artists in locations across the world, from Cher in Malibu to Robbie Williams in Switzerland to Jay Sean in New York and Yola in Nashville, and was produced by Grammy award winning producers Mark Taylor and Brian Rawling who have produced chart topping hits for the likes of Cher, Lady Gaga, Jennifer Lopez, Kylie Minogue, One Direction, Lionel Richie, Britney Spears and many more.
Bryan Adams says:
“It is an honour to sing on the Children in Need single. Let’s all help make it into a big smash record to help the kids”.
“I felt very emotional recording this song, it was very important to me”.
Kylie Minogue says:
“Children in Need is such a special charity and so loved by everyone, including me. It was a privilege to take part in this recording with so many amazing artists. This year it feels even more poignant than ever, and I hope we can all come together to raise as much as possible”.
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