Katy Perry's New Single 'Rise' is Here Weeks Before the 2016 Summer Olympics

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When it comes to empowerment and songs about motivation, Katy Perry pretty much has the perfect formula.

She sprinkles a little bit of that formula on her new single "Rise" which is said to be one of the songs for the 2016 Summer Olympics.

"Rise" is all about coming from the bottom or being at your worst place but still finding a way to rise above and find the greatness that you knew was in you all along.

There is also a feeling of togetherness in the song that is shaping up to be one of the biggest hits created for the 2016 Summer Olympics.

"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," said Perry according to EW.

"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."

Just recently a remix of Sia's "Unstoppable" featuring Pusha T surfaced thanks to Gillette.

It's likely that there are plenty more tracks where Perry and Sia's came from but in the meantime, you can listen to Perry's "Rise," which was exclusively released on iTunes and Apple Music.

TOGETHER WE #RISE (on @Applemusic now)

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