“Roar” is a song by American singer Katy Perry. It was released on August 12, 2013, as the lead single from her fourth studio album, Prism. The song was written by Perry, Bonnie McKee, and Sarah Hudson, and produced by Dr. Luke, Max Martin, and Cirkut.
“Roar” is a power ballad about overcoming adversity and finding strength within oneself. The song’s lyrics are empowering and inspiring, and they have resonated with listeners of all ages. The song has been praised for its message of self-empowerment, and it has been credited with helping to inspire a generation of women to be strong and independent.
“Roar” was a commercial success, reaching number one on the Billboard Hot 100 chart in the United States and the UK Singles Chart. The song was certified quadruple platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA), and it has sold over 10 million copies worldwide.
The song’s music video was directed by Mark Romanek, and it features Perry as a lioness who is hunted by a group of men. The video is a metaphor for the song’s message of self-empowerment, and it has been praised for its powerful imagery and message.
“Roar” is a song that has inspired and empowered people all over the world. It is a song about finding strength within oneself and overcoming adversity. The song is a reminder that we are all capable of great things, and that we should never give up on ourselves.
The song was inspired by Perry’s divorce from comedian Russell Brand. She said that the song is about “finding strength within yourself and overcoming adversity.” Before achieving global stardom as Katy Perry, she initially pursued a career in gospel music under her birth name, Katheryn Elizabeth Hudson, releasing a self-titled gospel rock album in 2001.
About the Artist
Katy Perry, born Katheryn Elizabeth Hudson, is an American singer, songwriter, and pop music icon. Hailing from Santa Barbara, California, Perry began her musical journey as a gospel singer before venturing into the world of pop music. With her unique blend of catchy pop melodies, bold fashion choices, and dynamic stage presence, Perry quickly rose to stardom. Her breakthrough came with the release of her second studio album, “One of the Boys,” featuring the chart-topping hits “I Kissed a Girl” and “Hot n Cold.” Since then, Katy Perry has continued to dominate the music charts with infectious hits like “Teenage Dream,” “Firework,” and “Roar.” Known for her vibrant personality, empowering anthems, and visually stunning music videos, Perry has cemented her status as one of the biggest pop stars of our time.