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Band Aid 30: One Direction, Ed Sheeran & More Sing New Version – Watch

Mon, November 17, 2014 8:22am EDT by 2 Comments

Our favorite stars united for a good cause and recorded a new version of the 1984 Band Aid classic song, ‘Do They Know It’s Christmas?’ The song was recorded by One Direction, Ed Sheeran and more. Click to WATCH!

One Direction, Ed Sheeran, Rita Ora and more singing stars came together to help raise money to fight the Ebola virus, with the help of organizer, Bob Geldof, 63. The singers tackled the the song “Do They Know It’s Christmas?” and it’s a wonderful version of the 1984 Band Aid song.

Band Aid 30: One Direction, Ed Sheeran & More Sing

The biggest and best names in music flocked to the recording studio to belt out a new version of the Christmas song, “Do They Know It’s Christmas?” This is the song’s 30th anniversary.

This gorgeous cover of the 1984 Band Aid song is to help fight the spread of the deadly Ebola virus. 

One Direction’s Zayn Malik, Niall Horan, Harry Styles, Liam Payne and Louis Tomlinson all took part in the cover. Other singers like Chris Martin, SealRita Ora, Sam Smith, Emeli Sande, Ellie Goulding also sang portions of the song.

Jessie Ware, Fuse ODG, Sinead O’Connor, Angelique Kidjo, Olly Murs, Paloma Faith, Queen drummer Roger Taylor, Clean BanditFoals and Elbow were featured as well. 

Bono, who was featured on the original version, returned to sing the cover.

This version is absolutely stunning. All of the singer’s individual vocal talents were able to shine through. The song premiered on ITV’s The X Factor on Nov. 16 and is sure to become an instant classic.

HollywoodLifers, what did you think of the Band Aid song? Tell us what you think!

— Avery Thompson

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