Bono, One Direction and Ed Sheeran amongst artists to be involved with Band Aid 30

Bob Geldof and Midge Ures have revealed plans to re-form the 1984 Band Aid 30 and release a fourth version of ‘Do They know it’s Christmas‘ to help fight the current Ebola epidemic.

Bono, One Direction, Sam Smith, Adele, Ed Sheeran, Ellie Goulding, Underworld, Sinead O’Connor, Bastille and Elbow will all feature in the new charity single. More acts are said to be announced before the recording session which will take place in London this Saturday, 15 November.

The fourth version of Do they know it’s Christmas with altered lyrics to target the Ebola crisis will be available on Monday, 17 November.

Check out the original Band Aid 30 – Do they know it’s Christmas Song.