Michael Jackson Included in 'We Are the World' Remake


Michael Jackson


Lionel Richie says the late King of Pop's duet with his singer sister Janet Jackson is 'all put together with fabulous choreography.'

Michael Jackson's voice will be heard on "We Are the World" remake which is recorded to celebrate its 25th anniversary of the original song and benefit Haitian relief effort. Confirming that matter are Lionel Richie and Quincy Jones.

The singer who passed away in June last year will not only be featured on the hook but also make a cameo on its accompanying music video. The late King of Pop will appear posthumously in a split-screen with his sister Janet Jackson joining him. The idea of putting him in the project comes from Michael's mother Katherine Jackson and Janet herself.

"To have Michael's presence singing his part is the best gift we could ever get," Lionel told Access Hollywood. "His original image and him seeing his part." On Michael's duet with Janet, he said, "It was all put together with fabulous choreography. It's magical."

The all-star revamped track is going to feature Celine Dion, Justin Bieber, Jonas Brothers, Barbra Streisand, Tony Bennett, Snoop Dogg and Lil Wayne among others. Its music video is in the middle of editing process by Oscar-winning director Paul Haggis who gets help from Haitian students. It's filmed in 3-D and will be premiered during NBC's coverage of the opening ceremony of the Vancouver Winter Olympics Friday, February 12.

© AceShowbiz.com


MORE FROM NEWS

Leave a Comment

Required fields are marked with *

   

TODAY'S HEADLINES

  1. Kylie Jenner Goes Makeup Free During a Day Out With Tyga
  2. Pregnant Again? Blac Chyna Sports Suspicious Bump While Stepping Out With Another Man
  3. Report: Michael Strahan Begging to Return to 'Live! with Kelly' After Feud With 'GMA' Co-Host
  4. Beyonce's Ex Manager Reveals How the Singer Is Trying to Save Her Marriage to Jay-Z
  5. Madonna's Malawi Twins' Father Says He Didn't Realize the Adoption Was Permanent
  6. Stella Maxwell Shows Off Her Pert Derriere in Cheeky Hotpants
  7. She's 'Dying'! Cher Suffers From Mystery Illness
  8. Angelina Jolie Finally Breaks Silence on Brad Pitt Split: We Will Always Be a Family
  9. Fergie Shows Off Pert Derriere in Cheeky Instagram Picture
  10. Portia de Rossi 'Livid' Over Ellen DeGeneres Putting Their House on Sale

CELEBS PHOTO