‘We Are The World’ Hit #1 On Billboard Hot 100 This Day In 1985
April 13, 2022
Michael Jackson and Lionel Richie attend the 28th Annual GRAMMY Awards on February 25, 1986 at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles, California.

On this date in 1985, Michael Jackson and Lionel Richie’s song “We Are the World,” which was performed by 43 artists who were billed as “USA for Africa,” reached #1 on Billboard‘s Hot 100 chart. The song raised more than $63 million for humanitarian aid. #MJHumanitarian

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