POP STARS AIM TO BOOST RELIEF EFFORT
By Nick Mead, PA News
POP stars including Michael Jackson and Britney Spears plan to record a song to raise millions for the survivors and families of those killed in Tuesday's terrorist attacks on the US, it was reported today.
Others committed to project include Destiny's Child, Justin Timberlake of 'N Sync, and Nick Carter of the Backstreet Boys, according to a spokesman for Jackson, who is leading the effort.
Jackson is also set to produce the single, titled What More Can I Give, which the stars hope will raise more than 30 million.
In a statement, the reclusive singer said: "I believe in my heart that the music community will come together as one and rally to the aid of thousands of innocent victims.
"There is a tremendous need for relief dollars right now and through this effort each one of us can play an immediate role in helping comfort so many people.
"We have demonstrated time and again that music can touch our souls. It is time we used that power to help us begin the process of healing immediately."
Jackson co-wrote and performed in the recording of We Are The World, which raised more than 40m for the USA For Africa famine relief fund .
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