Will Smith 'to carry out World Cup 2018 tune'

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Combine that ability with one of music's top DJs and producers in Diplo, and it's very possible there's a redeemable jam in the works.

The four are believed to have filmed the video for the World Cup track over the weekend.

According to reports in Billboard and other publications, the track is to be released on 25 May, and is being produced by Diplo, the U.S. producer behind hits with his group Major Lazer including Lean On and Cold Water.

Hollywood actor Will Smith will be reportedly performing the official song for the FIFA World Cup 2018 that will be held in Russian Federation.


"Nicky Jam and Will Smith are producing the new copa de futbol, they're doing it together".

Smith is set to join an array of music stars to lend their voice to the World Cup, with each edition spring multiple songs. "They're making this big song and it's just so insane."Allegedly, Smith and Nicky were in Budapest recently finishing the song".

Last time round at Brazil 2014, rapper Pitbull teamed up with Jennifer Lopez for the official track, 'We Are One (Ole Ola)'. The most popular year for World Cup anthems in the United Kingdom remains 1998, with the official track - On Top of the World, performed by Ian McCulloch, the Spice Girls and others - reaching the Top 10, but getting overshadowed by unofficial tracks Vindaloo by Fat Les, which reached No 2, and Three Lions by Baddiel and Skinner, which topped the chart.

Tradition dictates that the track will be performed at either the World Cup opening ceremony, which will be on June 14 before Russian Federation and Saudi Arabia kick off the tournament at Moscow's Luzhniki Stadium, or at the closing ceremony ahead of the final at the same venue on July 15. Jason Derulo and J Balvin also appear on promotional songs for this year's competition.

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