updated 01/23/2010 AT 3:00 PM ET
•originally published 01/23/2010 AT 3:25 PM ET
Susan Boyle has signed on to sing REM s ballad “Everybody Hurts” along with a star-studded roster of other singers to raise money for Haiti.
“The Haiti earthquake has caused devastation and suffering that most of us will never experience nor could imagine,” Boyle told The Sun newspaper. “I feel privileged to be a part of such a wonderful project that will raise money to help the country.”