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After quenching our gay thirsts with some fierce ABBA covers, Cher has graced our presence yet again, this time with a Spanish language version of the Swedish quartets hit “Chiquitita,” and get this – she’s donating the proceeds from the single to UNICEF.

It should also be noted that ABBA performed Chiquitita 40 years ago at a UNICEF benefit and donated half the proceeds from the song to the charity, until 2014, when all four members agreed to donate 100% of the proceeds.

As far as why Cher decided to choose Chiquitita as the charity song of choice, “I knew I wanted to do something,” Cher told Billboard this week. “I actually started learning and rehearsing the song when I was in England last year but didn’t record it then. It was difficult!”

“When everything changed in the world I wanted to help,” Cher continued in a statement.

“This seemed like the right time to complete it. I’ve long admired UNICEF, especially their work educating young women. The actress Audrey Hepburn was a hero of mine and I was so proud when she became their first Goodwill Ambassador in 1988.

A video for Cher’s new version of ‘Chiquitita’ will air Saturday during the UNICEF’s COVID-19 Virtual Special – streaming at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT on and

Cher told Billboard, “I shot my part of the video at home and they later sent me the final cut with children from around the world in it. It’s such a beautiful, optimistic experience. It’s great when you can see anything positive now because all of the turmoil we are in.”

And finally, Cher also spilled some tea to a fan on Twitter about her upcoming album, revealing that she is currently recording the next batch of ABBA songs, even revealing that we would expect “Voulez-Vous” and “Chiquitita (en español)” on the album. Dancing Queen debuted at No. 3 on the Billboard 200 albums chart, tying for the icon’s highest-charting solo album ever, and went on to hit the top spot, so it makes sense that she would be recording a follow-up.

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