John Legend Joins Sam Smith for a new Rendition of 'Lay Me Down' for Red Nose Day 2015

Arguably the two biggest singer/songwriters in their respective countries as of late, John Legend has joined Sam Smith to remake Smith’s ‘In The Lonely Hour‘ hit ‘Lay Me Down.’

This brand new collaboration comes as an effort to raise awareness for Red Nose Day, started in the UK this day of fundraising starts with the notion of raising money by making people smile. Funds raised go towards helping the less fortunate in the UK as well as in Africa.

Whether it’s at work, at school or at home, the money raised for Red Nose Day is spent by Comic Relief to transform the lives of millions of people, both at home in the UK and across Africa.

With Red Nose Day coming this year on Friday, March 13, what better way to show support for such an inspiring day than by putting out new material for the world to unite under.  Check out the brilliant re-work below as well as John Legend’s latest trip to Sway In The Morning.  To donate and prepare yourself for Friday head to


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