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17 November 2014, 09:47 | Updated: 4 December 2017, 11:10
Listen to track which features the likes of One Direction, Sam Smith, Ed Sheeran and Ellie Goulding will help raise money to help fight Ebola and save lives across Africa.
The #BandAid30 charity single 'Do They Know It's Christmas' has been described as "amazing" and "beautiful" by fans following its first radio play on Capital Breakfast this morning.
The track which features the likes of One Direction, Sam Smith, Ed Sheeran, Olly Murs and Ellie Goulding has been organised by Sir Bob Geldof with the aim of raising money to help fight Ebola and save lives across Africa.
Fans took to Twitter after hearing the new version of the track creating a UK & Worldwide trend.
@CapitalOfficial Amazzziiinnnnggg— Brad's Toe (@C3CILY_Vamps) November 17, 2014
@CapitalOfficial major goose bumps listening to bandaid30— louise wyllie (@louisewyllie) November 17, 2014
Band Aid song gives me goosebumps feeling xmasy @CapitalOfficial— Ashlee (@LilRedHedAshlee) November 17, 2014
@CapitalOfficial Love it omg i want it on repeat— Phoebe (@Phoebe_goel) November 17, 2014
One Direction's Niall Horan told Capital's Max during the recording, "It was great to be on a room full of such legends. I hope it's number one, it needs to be!"
also pleasure to meet sir Bob today who gave an incredible motivational speech about the cause to us! We all really need to get behind this— Niall Horan (@NiallOfficial) November 15, 2014
Niall's 1D band mate Harry Styles arrives at the recording of the charity single in London.
Capital's Jingle Bell Ball star Sam Smith flew in from NYC to contribute his vocals to the track revealing how he reacted when he got the call from Sir Bob Geldof to take part.
Band Aid. What an incredibly surreal and beautiful day that was. I truly hope this makes a difference x— SAM SMITH (@samsmithworld) November 15, 2014
Olly Murs told us, "It's an absolute pleasure, I'm very very proud, so looking forward to it."
The 'Wrapped Up' singer also found time to take a cheeky selfie with One Direction's Harry Styles.
Ellie Goulding arrives at the Band Aid 30 recording in London.