Katy Perry Releases “Rise”

Katy Perry's "Rise" Cover

Music super star Katy Perry just released a new anthem, “Rise.” The song inspires the NBC Olympic’s promotional video. Watch now!


Katy Perry’s Comments About “Rise”

Katy Perry talks about the inspiration behind the song, “This is a song that’s been brewing inside me for years, that has finally come to the surface. I was inspired to finish it now, rather than save it for my next album, because now more than ever, there is a need for our world to unite. I know that together we can rise above the fear – in our country, and around the world. I can’t think of a better example than the Olympic athletes, as they gather in Rio with their strength and fearlessness, to remind us how we ALL can come together, with the resolve to be the best we can be. I hope this song can inspire us to heal, unite, and rise together. I am honored that NBC Olympics has chosen to use it as an anthem before and during the Rio Games.”

About the Rio Games

This years summer Olympics, to be held in Brazil’s beautiful city, Rio De Janeiro, is a highly anticipated event. The games begin on Friday, August 5 until August 21. Tune into NBC at watch the games. The most popular events that will be featured include gymnastics, track and field, swimming, beach volleyball, diving, and basketball. To learn more about how to watch the games, visit the NBC website here.

FestPop San Francisco Staff Writer Mandy Losk
FestPop San Francisco Staff Writer Mandy Losk
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