Christian musicians 'Come Together' to benefit Haiti


NASHVILLE, Tenn. —  More than 50 musicians gathered Jan. 27 to lend their voices in a new song titled "Come Together Now" that will help raise money for Haitian relief efforts.

Michael W. Smith co-wrote a song soon after seeing the devastation in Haiti as a reminder for people to help the Haitians.

Smith was overwhelmed at the response from the local Nashville artists. "This was awesome," said Smith. "This has nothing to do with me, this is just us coming together for a country that desperately needs us."

Some of the Christian artists that gathered at the studio were Michael Tait, Wynonna Judd, Steven Curtis Chapman, The Oak Ridge Boys and Mandisa.

The song will be available early February on iTunes. Smith is hoping the recording will sell a million copies because all the proceeds of the song will go to the American Red Cross and Samaritan's Purse to fund relief work in Haiti.

"My faith is high regarding what this endeavor will do for Haiti," Smith wrote on Twitter.

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