Country Music Artists Stand Up To Cancer

Posted by Lisa Ann Schleipfer on 08/20/2008

Country Music recording artists LeAnn Rimes, Carrie Underwood and Miley Cyrus are just a few of the singers that participated in the recording of a charity single, "Just Stand Up," benefitting the non-profit organization, Stand Up To Cancer. The song was conceptualized by L.A. Reid and produced by the legendary Babyface and features the vocal styles of Mariah Carey, Beyonce, Mary J. Blige, Rihanna, Fergie, Sheryl Crow, Miley Cyrus, Melissa Etheridge, Ashanti, Natasha Bedingfield, Keyshia Cole, Ciara, Leona Lewis, LeAnn Rimes and Carrie Underwood. The song will be available exclusively through iTunes starting Sept. 2. A Stand Up To Cancer television special will premiere a live version of the song. The special takes place on Friday, Sept. 5, starting at 8 p.m. EST, and will be simultaneously broadcast on ABC, NBC and CBS. In addition to vocal performances from top recording artists, stars from film and television will be performing, appearing and even answering the telephones. Additional stars slated to appear on Stand Up To Cancer include Casey Affleck, Jennifer Aniston, Christina Applegate, Lance Armstrong, Abigail Breslin, Josh Brolin, David Cook, Katie Couric, Dana Delany, Fran Drescher, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Kirsten Dunst, Elizabeth Edwards, Jon Favreau, America Ferrera, Charles Gibson, Neil Patrick Harris, Salma Hayek, Scarlett Johansson, Masi Oka, Danica Patrick, Christina Ricci, Robin Roberts, Homer Simpson, Marge Simpson, Meryl Streep, Hilary Swank, Charlize Theron, Goran Visnjic, Forest Whitaker, Brian Williams, Reese Witherspoon and more! Stand Up To Cancer is a non-profit organization dedicated to moving cancer research forward to find a cure.  For more information on Stand Up To Cancer visit: