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@ltaCITIES Finds Just Stand Up for Fight Against Cancer

"Just Stand Up!" is a song featuring the vocals of an all-star group of pop/R&B/rock/country performers, including Mariah Carey, Beyoncé, Mary J. Blige, Rihanna, Fergie, Sheryl Crow, Melissa Etheridge, Natasha Bedingfield, Miley Cyrus, Leona Lewis, Carrie Underwood, Keyshia Cole, LeAnn Rimes, Ashanti and Ciara. This group purposely was billed as Artists Stand Up to Cancer to the public. American songwriter and producer Antonio "L.A." Reid conceived the collaboration after a meeting with the founder of Stand Up to Cancer, which will benefit from the proceeds of the record. Reid co-produced the track with American singer Kenneth "Babyface" Edmonds, and the single was released on August 21, 2008.

The singers performed the song live on the "Stand Up to Cancer" telethon which aired simultaneously on ABC, CBS and NBC on September 5.

The single was re-released on September 30, 2008 with the original recording, as well as the audio of the live perfor…