The Charity Single For Grenfell Tower Reached Number One After Just Two Hours

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The Charity Single For Grenfell Tower Reached Number One After Just Two Hours

by Alyss Bowen |
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Just one week are the tragic events at Grenfell Tower, Simon Cowell has organised a single to raise money for all those affected by the fire, and after just two hours it’s already reached the number one spot on iTunes.

Who sings on the Grenfell Tower charity single?

Featuring over 50 artists, including Stormzy, Liam Payne, Emeli Sande Louisa Johnson, Craig David, Ella Eyre and Paloma Faith, the single covers Simon and garfunkel’s 1970’s Bridge Over Troubled Water.

Carl Barat of the Libertines, Dua Lipa, Geri Halliwell, James Arthur, Jessie J and James Blunt are also amongst the celebrities singing on the single. Survivors and residents of the fire also make appearances throughout the single, as part of a choir led by OBE choirmaster and broadcaster, Gareth Malone.

The list of celebrities doesn't stop there however, with the following artists also appearing on the track.

Pixie Lott

Paloma Fatih

The Who’s Roger Paltry and Pete Townshend

Tokyo Myers

Tom Brennan

Shane Filan


Robbie Williams

Rita Ora




Nile Rodgers

Nathan Skyes

Mr Eazi

Matt Terry

Matt Goss

Louisa Johnson

Louis Tomlinson

Leona Lewis


Kelly Jones from Stereophonics

Jorja Smith

Jon McClure

John Newman Gregory Porter

Ella Henderson


Brain May from Queen




Simon Cowell told Good Morning Britain that: ‘for me in my position, not to do something would be appalling. So I wrote to all the record label heads and I basically said let’s all work together, there’s a bigger cause here.’

MBE Emeli Sande, told the BBCthat she hopes the single shows ‘the power of community and the strength of people. This is the beauty of London, the integration makes it so incredible. Donations can be made directly via

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This article originally appeared on The Debrief.

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