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Rachel Platten        

Singer-Songwriter Known for "Fight Song"

Rachel Ashley Platten is an American pop singer and songwriter. She is best known for her 2015 single "Fight Song", which has reached number 10 on the US Billboard Hot 100, number 6 on the Billboard Adult Top 40 chart, number 13 on the Billboard Adult Contemporary chart, number 3 on the Australian Singles Chart, number 8 in New Zealand, number 20 on Billboard Canadian chart, and number 1 on the Billboard digital singles chart, meaning that it was the best selling single in the USA for the week ending July 4, 2015. She is also known for her 2011 single "1,000 Ships", which peaked at number 24 on the US Billboard Adult Top 40 chart.


On the Verge: Rachel Platten's ready to fight

This week in On the Verge, USA TODAY's spotlight on breakthrough artists, Brian Mansfield talks to piano-based pop singer-songwriter Rachel Platten.

Rachel Platten on fighting her way to the top
WATCH: Hospital turns Rachel Platten song into inspirational #FightFace video
Rachel Platten’s story is a ‘Fight Song’ come alive

Rachel Platten’s smash hit “Fight Song” seemed to come out of nowhere last year, dominating the radio airwaves and television screen, both on scripted shows and in commercials. Lately, the song has been showing up in the world of politics as well: Hillary Clinton has used the song on her campaign trail appearances.

Rachel Platten To Perform At We Are LA Music Festival

Chart-topping singer Rachel Platten will headline the We Are LA Family Music Festival on Saturday, Sept. 17, at the StubHub Center in Carson, CA...

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