Sam Smith & John Legend, No Direction Show Support for Red Nose Day– Watch

Just days after releasing their duet of Sam Smith’s “Lay Me Down” for charity, Smith and John Legend appeared at Comic Relief’s Red Nose Day event to perform the track live.

Another highlight from the event included the One Direction tribute band, No Direction. The “group” performed in 1D’s absence. No Direction included Vic Reeves as Harry Styles, Nick Helm as Zayn Malik, Patrick Kielty as Niall Horan, Johnny Vegas as Liam Payne and Jack Dee as Louis Tomlinson. The real Styles called them “the greatest One Direction tribute band of all time.”

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Sam Smith and John Legend Duet on ‘Lay Me Down’ for Charity

In support of the Comic Relief‘s Red Nose Day, Smith and Legend released the new recording and its accompanying music video on Monday.

“‘Lay Me Down’ holds a very special place in my heart. Not only did I perform it at the Brits, I’m now going to perform it live on the Red Nose Day show with the extremely talented John Legend, which is so exciting,” Sam said in a statement. “I recently visited a Comic Relief funded project in my home town, which supports the young LGBT community in London. I’m extremely proud that my single will help raise money for projects like this and many others in the U.K. and across Africa.”

“Sam is such a talented artist,” John added, singing the “Latch” singer’s praises. “We’ve been looking forward to working together for a while now. I’m so glad we could collaborate on such a great song and for such a great cause.”