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Stormzy and Emeli Sande to join Grenfell charity single

PARTICIPATING: Stormzy arrives at a studio in west London, to help with the recording of the Grenfell Tower charity single

STORMZY, RITA Ora, Emeli Sandé and more will be participating in the Grenfell Tower charity single.

Organised by Simon Cowell, the single will be a cover of Simon and Garfunkel’s Bridge Over Troubled Water, with donations going to help victims of last Wednesday’s (June 14) fire in London.

“The amount of people that have actually agreed to it and gone out of their way to do it is incredible, especially how busy some of these people are,” said X Factor star Louisa Johnson said. “I feel honoured to be a part of it.”

Celine Dion and Robbie Williams are also rumoured to have been involved in the recording process.The track will include an ensemble of 300 people; including local choirs and residents.

“[Simon Cowell] is from ITV, I’m from the BBC, and it felt like a really nice message about working together,” said director Gareth Malone.

“Singing absolutely cannot fix anything, a record cannot fix anything, but we might be able to raise some money, we might be able to touch a few hearts.”

The charity track will be available from 8am on Wednesday 21 June.

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