Pop superstar Katy Perry released her brand new radio single "Chained to the Rhythm" on February 10, 2017, via her record label, Capitol Records. The single is a collaboration with Jamaican recording artist Skip Marley, and it features guest vocals from Sia.

The song is a track and lead single from Perry's forthcoming fifth studio album, and it already peaked in the Top 5 on the Billboard Hot 100 charts in the United States; moreover, "Chained to the Rhythm" reached the Top 10 in such countries as Australia, France, Ireland, New Zealand, and the United Kingdom.

Background on the single

"Chained to the Rhythm" was co-penned by Perry as well as pop artists Sia and Marley, along with its co-producers Max Martin and Ali Payami.

She performed it for the first time in public at the 59th annual Grammy awards. Perry will also be performing the single at the Brit awards tomorrow, on February 22, as well as on March 5 at the iHeartRadio Music Awards.

Music Video

The song's four-minute music video was filmed by acclaimed director Matthew Cullen, and it takes place at a fictional amusement park. It was filmed at Six Flags Magic Mountain in California.

Throughout her career in the music industry, Katy Perry has earned 13 Grammy nominations; moreover, she is a true social media phenomenon. She is the most-followed person on Twitter with over 95 million followers, thus leaving Justin Bieber in second place with nearly 92 million fans and followers.

In Facebook, she has well over 70 million fans, which places her Facebook page in the Top 20 most-liked pages of all time.

Perry also has four Guinness World Records to her credit, which include "Most Twitter Followers," and she is the sole female recording artist to achieve five No. 1 singles from one album (thanks to her "Teenage Dream" album), which include the title track, "California Gurls," "Firework," "E.T." and "Last Friday Night." Last year, Perry's Superbowl performance at the half-time show was the "Most Viewed Halftime Performance."

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