Taylor 迅速, スウィフト will pay tribute to a young cancer victim with a special song on Friday's "Stand Up to Cancer" telethon.
"Ronan" is dedicated to a 3-year-old boy who died last 年 of neuroblastoma. 迅速, スウィフト wrote the song after 読書 the blog of Ronan's mother, Maya Thompson, who is credited as a co-writer.
According to a person familiar with the show, but who asked not to be identified because they were not authorized to speak, the song has never been performed in public. After the telethon, it will be available on iTunes; all proceeds will go to cancer-related charities.
"Stand Up to Cancer" will air on all the major networks and cable channels.