Watch One Direction, Sam Smith, Ellie Goulding, Bono & More Perform ‘Do They Know It’s Christmas?’ For Band Aid 30
Nearly every British artist ever gathered together this weekend to re-record the holiday classic, “Do They Know It’s Christmas?” in honor of the charity single’s 30th anniversary. That is, except for Adele.
VH1’s two-hour live #YOK concert consisted of performances by Aloe Blacc, Echosmith, Bleachers, Vance Joy, Kongos, CHVRCHES, American Authors, A Great Big World, Mary Lambert, Tove Lo, and Sam Smith.
The duet would be for an upcoming project in which Jerkins reimagines hits from his past.
Adele, One Direction, Bono Lead Band Aid 30 to Raise Money for Ebola Crisis in Africa with New Version of ‘Do They Know It’s Christmas?’
The legendary 1984 single is being updated with another cavalcade of music stars, including Ed Sheeran, Sam Smith, Chris Martin and more.
Sam Smith has given us a very personal gift, and it’s not even Throwback Thursday.
Voting for the awards end Dec. 4, followed by the ceremony in January.
“Of our generation, my generation, I haven’t heard a voice like it at all,” he said. “I think he’s a real special talent.”
Sheeran had previously covered the track on BBC1’s Live Lounge back in June.
Clarkson shared her version of Smith’s smash hit during a concert in Chicago.
Sam Smith’s first arena and theater tour of North America is coming just as the new year begins.