The rerecorded version of “We Are the World” is almost upon us, and the Guardian has offered this helpful guide to the range of stars who contributed to the recording. Yes, that is Vince Vaughn lurking in the background, and those kids in the blue T-shirts are students from the Cine Institute in Haiti.
Meanwhile, Randy Phillips, the CEO of AEG Live and Lionel Richie’s manager, has been talking about where the funding will go in the video above. “No one’s making any money,” he said. “This is strictly a charitable event. We want as much as possible, if it’s 99 percent, to go to charity. That’s what we want to happen here.”