Herbie Hancock, Johnny Rzeznik, Delta Rae, and Natasha Bedingfield provide an assist. Will.i.am they are not.
From the press release:
FORWARD, a new song performed by Grammy Award winning R&B singer-songwriter NE YO, THE GOO GOO DOLLS’ JOHNNY RZEZNIK, music legend HERBIE HANCOCK, DELTA RAE and NATASHA BEDINGFIELD was released today as a grassroots effort to motivate and inspire nationwide voter participation in the upcoming 2012 Presidential election.
The song was written and created by hit songwriters Gregg Alexander and Danielle Brisebois of the The New Radicals, and Fred Goldring, who was behind the 2008 multiple award-winning grassroots music video YES WE CAN with will.i.am. Grammy Award winning producer John Shanks produced the record, and the powerful music video for the song was produced and directed by Graham Henman and his team at Hello and Company.