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Beyonce Knowles' Charity Single 'God Bless the USA' Hits the Web

May 06, 2011 04:47:12 GMT

The revamped version of the inspiring song is released for New York Police and Fire Widows' and Children's Benefit Fund.


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Beyonce Knowles is not only busy preparing her new album but is also occupied with charity works. Beside supporting First Lady Michelle Obama's campaign against childhood obesity, she has recorded a charity single as well. It's a cover version of patriotic song "God Bless the USA" and will be released to raise fund for New York Police and Fire Widows' and Children's Benefit cause.

The re-recorded song is set to debut on national TV during "Piers Morgan Tonight". According to the former judge of "America's Got Talent", Beyonce first recorded "God Bless the USA" in 2008 for President Obama's campaign, but the older sister of Solange Knowles never released it until recently.

Piers Morgan called it a "very emotional and inspiring song." The host of the CNN show wrote on Twitter, "If you don't get teary at the end of @PiersTonight and the world premiere of Beyonce's "God Bless The USA" you're probably not from here."

Beyonce herself said in a statement, "We were all affected by the tragedies of 911 and continue to keep the families who lost loved ones close to our hearts. We were all affected by the tragedies of 911 and continue to keep the families who lost loved ones close to our hearts. Thank you Piers Morgan and CNN for helping to get the message out to everyone about this."



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posted by Neila on Jul 04, 2011
You my favarite fan beyocne
posted by mississippi on Jul 04, 2011
No it was not that great. a poor old country singer sounds better. beyonce has no soul, she always wants to sing cute.
posted by DanaHaas on May 06, 2011
Never mind the online audio on the internet. You GOTTA see the one on CNN's Piers Morgan Tonight show! Awesome.
posted by joannieH on May 06, 2011
I watch Beyonce's "God Bless USA" clip over 20 times, each time noticing something different,.. until I was in tears! Beautiful!!

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