USA For Africa - We Are The World – Official Music Video. The song was written by Michael Jackson and Lionel Richie and produced by Quincy Jones for the album We Are the World. It was recorded by the supergroup USA for Africa (USA is the abbreviation for “United Support of Artists”) in 1985. The single hit number 1 spot in the singles charts in the United States, Australia, Canada, UK, South Africa and many other countries. “We Are The World” is one of the few singles to have sold more than 10 million copies worldwide.
USA for Africa members:
Lionel Richie, Michael Jackson, Stevie Wonder, Paul Simon, Kenny Rogers, James Ingram, Tina Turner, Bruce Springsteen, Billy Joel, Cyndi Lauper, Bob Dylan, Diana Ross, Dionne Warwick, Huey Lewis, Willie Nelson, Al Jarreau, Daryl Hall, Kim Carnes, Ray Charles, Kenny Loggins and Steve Perry
The Pointer Sisters, Harry Belafonte, Dan Aykroyd, Smokey Robinson, Sheila E., Bob Geldof, Bette Midler, John Oates, Jeffrey Osborne, Lindsey Buckingham, Sean Hopper, Mario Cipollina, Bill Gibson, Johnny Colla, Chris Hayes, Waylon Jennings, Jackie Jackson, La Toya Jackson, Marlon Jackson, Randy Jackson, Tito Jackson