is spearheading a 25th anniversary recording of the charity hit composed by and , “ ”, with proceeds going to Haiti relief.
The new version will be reJennifer Hudson, Will Smith,, Sugarland, Sheryl Crow and teen star Justin Bieber, among corded on Monday in Los Angeles, reports E! Online, and the line-up is rumored to include others.
“It’s the 25th anniversary and it’s perfect timing,” says Quincy, of the decision to re-record the song just as the Haiti earthquake devastated the nation.
“It’s not an accident, man. That’s God. It will be ‘We Are the World’ for Haiti.”
Quincy, the legendary super-producer who made Thriller with Michael Jackson, is being coy about exactly who will appear on the CD. “I want to get a final list before I put it out,” he says.
Director Paul Haggis will likely film Monday’s recording session, a source confirms.