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Lionel Richie wants to do another “We Are The World” for victims of Coronavirus

NASHVILLE, TN – JUNE 04: Lionel Richie attends the 2014 CMT Music awards at the Bridgestone Arena on June 4, 2014 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)

Remember this classic 1985 video where iconic musicians like Lionel RichieStevie Wonder, Billy Joel, Michael Jackson,Cyndi LauperDiana Ross and so many more got together as U.S.A. For Africa and declared, “We are the World”?..

Well, Lionel Richie wants to do it AGAIN!  This time, he wants to dedicate it to the victims of COVID-19.  Richie told People, “‘We Are the World’ is a statement we wanted to make. What do we do to save our own?”  The singer has the chorus on his mind and wants to bring everyone together in this pandemic.  I can’t wait to hear the 2020 version!