Barbra Streisand, Wyclef Jean, Celine Dion, Usher, Natalie Cole, Keith Urban and 75 more stars are right now recording a new version of “We are the World” to raise money for Haiti relief.

Quincy Jones, Lionel Richie and producer RedOne are conducting the proceedings, with Patti Austin organizing vocals. Jennifer Hudson, Pink, Carlos Santana, Rob Thomas, the Jonas Brothers and even Miley Cyrus are participating. The extraordinary event is being filmed by Oscar winner Paul Haggis at Henson Studios in Hollywood.

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Roger Friedman began his Showbiz411 column in April 2009 after 10 years with Fox News, where he created the Fox411 column. He wrote the Intelligencer column for NY Magazine in the mid 90s, reporting on the OJ Simpson trial, as well as for the real Parade magazine (when it was owned by Conde Nast), and has written for the New York Observer, Details, Vogue, Spin, the New York Times, NY Post, Washington Post, and NY Daily News among many publications. He is the writer and co-producer of "Only the Strong Survive," a selection of the Cannes, Sundance, and Telluride Film festivals, directed by DA Pennebaker and Chris Hegedus.

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