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will.i.am's New Barack Obama-Inspired Track 'America's Song' Premiered

January 20, 2009 (1:59 am) GMT
will.i.am brings in Seal, Bono, Mary J. Blige and Faith Hill to perform his Barack Obama-inspired composition 'America's Song' for the first time in 'The Oprah Winfrey Show'.
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has debuted his latest Barack Obama-inspired single "America's Song" on January 19. Premiering it on "", he collaborated with , , and for the live appearance.

"America's Song" is a track crafted by the ' member teaming up with composer David Foster. It contains lyrics narrating, "America is beautiful/ My America, your America, our America is beautiful." It is available for free download on Oprah.com until Tuesday, January 20 at 5 P.M. ET.

During the TV show, taking place at Washington D.C.'s Kennedy Center, will.i.am told that "the meaning of this song is being proud of America." He then added, "I wanted to write the new American anthem for this day and age - for this generation."

, , , , , and BeBe Winans were also seen among the attendees during the Monday show. "We all of a sudden have swagger. America, we're cool now," Timberlake shared his feeling about Obama's inauguration.

Audio stream of will.i.am, Bono, Mary J. Blige, Seal and Faith Hill singing "America's Song"

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