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As global relief efforts continue in support of Haiti, several notable public figures have come together to help raise funds for the impoverished country. This Friday, at 8 p.m., Academy Award-winning actor George Clooney will team up with Wyclef Jean and CNN’s Anderson Cooper for MTV’s ‘Hope for Haiti’ global concert and telethon, which will feature performances from the likes of Alicia Keys, Justin Timberlake and Christina Aguilera.

And now, seven-time Grammy Award-winner Kirk Franklin has assembled gospel music’s elite on a ‘We Are the World’-themed track, titled ‘A Song for Pain.’

The all-star collaboration, which was produced by Franklin and recorded over the weekend during this year’s annual Stellar Awards in Nashville, Tenn., features Yolanda Adams, Jeremy Camp, Shirley Caesar, Dorinda Clark-Cole, Natalie Grant, Fred Hammond, Tamela and David Mann, Mary Mary, Donnie McClurkin, Bishop Paul S. Morton, J. Moss, Smokey Norful, Marvin Sapp, Karen Clark-Sheard, Kiera “KiKi” Sheard, BeBe Winans, CeCe Winans, Marvin Winans and other gospel artists.

According to Franklin’s spokesperson, Gwendolyn Quinn, the ‘Declaration (This is It)’ singer is currently mastering the track and intends to release it later this week via iTunes and other digital retailers. To accompany the soon-to-be groundbreaking hit, the Gospel Music Channel was also on hand in the studio during the song’s recording and will air a one-hour special featuring the official music video in the coming weeks.

All proceeds will go to a fund in support of the victims affected by Haiti’s devastating 7.0 earthquake. To date, various charities have raised more than $210 million in donations for Haiti’s earthquake relief.