"Just Stand Up!" (CD single)

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Jessica Dawson, Common Sense Media
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All-star diva charity song to inspire and uplift.

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Positive Messages

All about not giving up and finding a way to "stand up" even through life's hardest times ("The heart is stronger than you think,/it's like it can go through anything/and even when you think it can't it finds a way to still push on though" and "If you fall dust it off, don't let up/don't you know you can go on, be your own miracle").

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All-star charity single produced and released to promote awareness and raise money for cancer research; released in conjunction with "Stand Up To Cancer" telethon.

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What parents need to know

Parents need to know that this is an all-star charity single sung by 15 of pop music's reigning divas, released to promote awareness and funds for cancer research. It's a great cause, and a great generic song to inspire anyone battling life's low-blows.

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Teen, 14 years old Written byX-CHLOE-X August 8, 2009

My honest opinion

I want to say well done and congratulations on the song, to Mariah Carey, Beyonce Knowles, Keyshia Cole,Miley Cyrus, Mary J. Blige, Rihannah, Carrie Underwood,... Continue reading
Kid, 12 years old July 27, 2009

cool song

On for everyone! Miley cyrus, Beyonce, Fergie, Carrie Underwood, Rihanna, Sherl Crow, Leona Lewis, Keyshia Cole, LeAnn Rimes, Natasha Bedingfield, Mary J. Blige... Continue reading

What's the story?

"JUST STAND UP" is an all-star charity single recorded by 15 of today's most well-known female singers in for the "Stand Up To Cancer" telethon. The song, produced by Kenny "Babyface" Edmonds and L.A. Reid, features several powerhouse singers including Beyonce, Carrie Underwood, Fergie, Leona Lewis, Mary J. Blige, Mariah Carey, Sheryl Crow, Rihanna, Melissa Etheridge, Miley Cyrus, Ashanti, Natasha Bedingfield, Keyshia Cole, Ciara, and LeAnn Rimes.

Is it any good?

You might think bringing 15 pop divas to one song is a recipe for disaster, but on this inspirational collaboration, they all manage to give just enough of their hearts and voices. Beyonce and Carrie Underwood start with solos, and the rest belt in and out in turn. Mary J. Blige stands out every time she sings, and each performer adds her own shine to a sparkler of a song -- all about finding a way to "stand up" and stay strong no matter what.

Talk to your kids about ...

  • Families can talk about the involvement of celebrities in charitable causes such as this. Do you think having big names tied to a cause can help in a big way? Do you think celebrities do enough to help? Should they be expected to?

Music details

  • Artist: Various Artists
  • Release date: September 2, 2008
  • Label: SU2C Music LLC
  • Genre: Pop
  • Parental advisory: No
  • Edited version available: No
  • Last updated: July 15, 2015

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