Grenfell Tower survivors will feature on Simon Cowell's charity single

Louis Tomlinson and Liam Payne will appear alongside stars such as Rita Ora and Robbie Williams in the single, a cover of Simon and Garfunkel's Bridge Over Troubled Water.

The boy band are now on an extended hiatus while they work on their solo careers, but it looks like a reunion could be happening sooner than expected as Liam Payne and Louis Tomlinson have already agreed to appear on the track, while Niall Horan and Harry Styles are desperately trying to clear their schedules for the gig.

Rita Ora, Stomzy, Emeli Sandé and X Factor victor Louisa Johnson are among the artists involved with the Grenfell Tower charity single sessions.

Simon Cowell has said that watching "chilling" footage from the aftermath of the Grenfell Tower fire moved him to add his support by releasing a charity single.

Recorded at Sarm Studios, half a mile from the building, the recording was organised by Simon Cowell, who also lives nearby. Reports say that the fire that burned it down was unprecedented and that 30 people have been confirmed to be dead. "He's been working on his album and he wants to get involved".

We only started 24 hours ago and already we are getting calls coming in, mainly from Brits. In the wake of the Grenfell Tower tragedy, Cowell is looking to produce a charity single. A lot of London artists, people like Skepta, Stormzy, Emile Sande, The London Community Gospel Choir, all wanted to be involved.

"I thought this was the best thing because it's quick and I've done it before".

Cowell tweeted about the charity single on Thursday afternoon, claiming that a record in aid of those affected would be confirmed this weekend.

"All these things that are happening in London at the minute, and Manchester and everywhere, I think the main thing is people are pulling together", he said.

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