Wednesday, 21 June 2017

#LondonFire: Celebrities gather for Simon Cowell's charity single for the #GrenfellTower victims

Simon Cowell is doing his best to help the victims of the Grenfell Tower fire that killed at least 79 people last week and left many more injured.
Simon Cowell, Rita Ora and Stormzy
The former American Idol judge released the charity cover single of "Bridge Over Troubled Water" today from which all proceeds will be donated to Artists for Grenfell and will be distributed via The London Community Foundation to victims and families in need.
The song—originally sung by Simon and Garfunkel—features several popular artists, including Rita OraLouis Tomlinson, Liam Payne and Jessie J, to name a few.
The song's release comes exactly one week after the tragic fire and was played today across BBC radio stations starting at 8 a.m. as well as featured on ITV before Coronation Street.
Cowell informed his fans about the release via Twitter.
He added, "As well as buying the single, we hope people can support those affected by the Grenfell fire by donating," including the link to the donation page. "Thank you to everyone for their help and support in making this happen."
Several other celebrities have also stepped up to show their support for those affected by the fire.
Tom Hardy launched a JustGiving fundraising page alongside a powerful letter, while Adele paid a visit to the tower itself following the incident.
She also surprised a group of firefighters at the Chelsea Fire Station to thank them for their service, bringing cake and tea and partaking in a moment of silence for the victims.

1 comment:

  1. Simon Cowell always sounds harsh buh he is very kind!

    Long live TBW


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