Rachel Ashley Platten (born May 20, 1981) is an American singer and songwriter. Her third studio album and major-label debut, Wildfire, reached number five in the U.S.A. and spawned the top ten singles “Fight Song” and “Stand by You”. “Fight Song” peaked at number six on Billboard Hot 100 and topped the UK Singles Chart. “Stand by You” so far peaked at number thirty-seven on Billboard Hot 100 becoming her second top 40 hit.
“Fight Song” climbed the chart and reached number 6 on the US Billboard Hot 100.
It also reached number 2 on the Australian Singles Chart, number 6 in Ireland, number 8 in New Zealand, number 9 on the Billboard Canadian chart and number 1 on the UK Singles Chart. It has also reached double platinum sales in the US, selling over 2 million copies. Platten’s 2015 Fight Song EP reached number 20 on the Billboard 200.
Platten served as a support act on Alex & Sierra and Andy Grammer’s “The Good Guys & A Girl Tour” in early 2015. She then toured with Colbie Caillat and Christina Perri on their “Girls Night Out, Boys Can Come Too Tour” throughout the summer of 2015. On September 11, 2015, Platten released a new single named “Stand by You” from Wildfire, through Sony Music Entertainment. Hillary Clinton plays “Fight Song” when she walks onstage during her Presidential rallies.