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Merge 104.8 | 25 March 2020
There could be a new version of ‘We Are the World’ coming out in a bid to raise money to fight coronavirus. It raised $63 million in 1985 to fight famine in Africa, but now Lionel Richie who co-wrote the song believes the message could be used again.
A man whose 101st birthday party has been cancelled has reached out to people on social media. With the world being asked to stay at home to stop the spread of coronavirus, he’s unable to celebrate his big day. Instead of a birthday gift, he is asking for 101,000 messages on social media. So far he’s up to 21,000 retweets, 152,000 likes and more than 13,000 comments.
Fans of Lady Gaga fans are sad after she postponed her new album due to the pandemic. She explained her decision on social media, saying that she wants her Little Monsters to be able to enjoy the album altogether. The lead single of the album, Stupid Love, was released a few weeks ago after it leaked online.