MTV Sam Smith And John Legend Teamed Up For Split-Screen ‘Stand By Me’ Duet

MTV Sam Smith And John Legend Teamed Up For Split-Screen ‘Stand By Me’ Duet

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John Legend and Sam Smith came together for a stirring duet of “Stand By Me” for One World: Together At HomeIt was the perfect song for the occasion, making everyone viewing feel as if we’re all on one couch… well, together at home.

Legend’s minimalistic setting with his many awards sitting behind them and Smith’s cozy decor really served as the perfect backdrop while the two singers’s voices soar to magnificent heights. Legend got busy on the piano while Smith’s smile stretched as wide as possible as they performed the Ben E. King classic.

One World: Together At Home has been a massive entertainment experience that has featured performances by some of the biggest artists in the world. The event, a collaboration between Global Citizen and the World Health Organization, supports the frontline healthcare workers that are risking their lives every day to help people fight coronavirus.

Shawn Mendes, Camila Cabello, Lizzo, Kacey Musgraves, and more have taken viewers inside of their home for stirring performances that serve as an act of solidarity for viewers who are self-isolating or social distancing at home as well. Lady Gaga, who partnered with the organizations for the event and raised more than $35 million for the WHO, gave an awesome intro and performed “Smile.”

The pre-show for One World: Together At Home had even more performances by some of the biggest artists in the world. Niall Horan, Kesha, Finneas, and more all took the sta—um, couch, with some of their hit songs.

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