Watch Children Play Shakira, Juanes, Laura Pausini & More Latin Music Stars in Alejandro Sanz Tribute
18 artists collaborate on the new version of “Y, ¿Si Fuera Ella?” which will benefit Save the Children.
A group of children dress up like pre-fame versions of Shakira, Juanes, Laura Pausini, David Bisbal, Pablo Alborán and more chart-topping Latin music artists in a new video that pays tribute to Alejandro Sanz and supports the non-profit Save the Children.
In the video for the all-star version of Sanz’s “Y, ¿Si Fuera Ella?” a cast of kids playing the artists in their childhood days sing along to the song and act out the parts voiced by their namesakes; some even pretend to play instruments. Kudos to the casting director who found actors who, with a little imagination, could actually be the playground versions of the famous artists. The real Sanz makes a cameo at the end of the video.
All of this good-spirited cuteness goes to a good cause: proceeds from the track will benefit Save the Children’s nutrition programs in Africa. The song, released today (May 19) is already no. 1 on iTunes Spain.
The new version of Sanz’s 1997 single, which reached no. 3 on Billboard’s Latin Pop Songs chart, is part of the 20th anniversary celebration of his groundbreaking album Más, which is the bestselling album of all-time in Spain.
Sanz will perform the song at a one-time-only, sold-out concert, dubbed Más es Más in Madrid on June 24. At least some (if not all) of the artists who collaborated on the new charity single are expected to join Sanz on stage.
“Watching the video for Y, ¿Si Fuera Ella? You can imagine who could be there,” he hinted at a press conference earlier this week in Madrid.
Here is the full list of artists who collaborated on the track: Pablo Alborán, David Bisbal, Antonio Carmona, Manuel Carrasco, Jesse & Joy, Juanes, Pablo López, Malú, Vanesa Martín, India Martínez, Antonio Orozco, Niña Pastori, Laura Pausini, Abel Pintos, Rozalén, Shakira and Tommy Torres.