Chic principal/veteran producer Nile Rodgers will lead a new all-star cover of Sister Sledge's 1979 No. 2 hit "We Are Family," with proceeds to benefit survivors and families of those who died in last

Chic principal/veteran producer Nile Rodgers will lead a new all-star cover of Sister Sledge's 1979 No. 2 hit "We Are Family," with proceeds to benefit survivors and families of those who died in last week's terrorist attacks on New York. According to reports, Britney Spears, 'N Sync, Aerosmith's Steven Tyler, Busta Rhymes, and Sister Sledge will participate in recording sessions in New York and Los Angeles this weekend.

Rodgers co-wrote and co-produced the original track, which was drawn from the Cotillion album of the same name. Other stars tipped to be involved include Run-D.M.C., Kevin Bacon, Vanessa Williams, and Joan Rivers.

Meanwhile, more information has come to light regarding the all-star cover of Marvin Gaye's "What's Going On," as first reported earlier this month. Billboard Bulletin reports that the track, featuring U2's Bono, Backstreet Boys, Jennifer Lopez, 'N Sync, and Destiny's Child, will premiere today on Clear Channel radio stations and MTV. Columbia will on Oct. 23 release a single with five mixes.

Proceeds will benefit AIDS relief organizations worldwide as well as the United Way's September 11th Fund, which assists victims of last week's attacks.

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