Andra Day Performs Live on 'GMA'

The R&B star performs her latest hit, "Rise Up," in Times Square.
5:19 | 08/27/15

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Transcript for Andra Day Performs Live on 'GMA'
true artist. She has a powerful sound. Her highly anticipated debut album "Cheers to the fall drt drops tomorrow on tour with Lenny Kravitz, next stop to sing for us. I have been looking forward to meeting you. I understand Stevie wonder discovered you. How? Him and his wife discovered me. She saw a clip of me singing and so she played it for Stevie and he liked what he heard and he was like, let's get her on a call and figure out how we can work with her and called me and my tiny little -- it was like -- probably the size of that corner over there, the apartment that I shared with my mom and just talked about working on music together and he introduced me to the producer, that I did the album with so him and his wife were angels, yeah. The album is -- come on, coming out tomorrow on Friday. Oh, the single that you are about to -- you made me want to stomp "Rise up." "Rise up." It is such an anthem. It's a fighter's anthem and Serena Williams has chosen it as part of her campaign with the U.S. Open and beats by dre. That's actually very surreal so it will be -- it's featured in Serena Williams' "Rise up" campaign. I'm still of kind of like -- is that happening so I'm very excited. Now singing "Rise up." The new single from her debut album "Cheers to the fall," the amazing as I bow to you, Andra day. Thank you. ? You're broken down and tired of living life on a merry-go-round ? ? and you can't find the fighter but I see it in you so we're gonna walk it out ? ? and move mountains we're gonna walk it out and move mountains ? ? and I'll rise up I'll rise like the day ? ? I'll rise up I'll rise unafraid ? ? I'll rise up and I'll do it a thousand times again ? ? for you you O ochlt hcoh you ? ? when the silence isn't quiet and it feels like it's getting hard to breathe and I know you feel like dying ? ? but I promise we'll take the world to its feet and move mountains ? ? bring it to its feet ? ? move mountains ? ? and I'll rise up I'll rise like the day ? ? I'll rise up I'll rise unafraid I'll rise up and I'll do it a thousand times again for you you ? ? you for you ? ? all we need all we need is hope and for that we have each other ? ? and for that we have each other and we will rise we will rise we'll rise oh oh we'll rise ? ? I'll rise up rise like the day I'll rise up in spite of the ache ? ? I will rise a thousand times again and we'll rise up rise like the waves ? ? we'll rise up in spite of the ache we'll rise up ? ? and we'll do it a thousand times again for you for you ooh for you

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