Katy Perry’s “Roar,” the first single off of her forthcoming album Prism, has leaked. Listen now!

“Roar” takes on serious and powerful tone. We enjoyed it on a first and second listen. It has a refreshing sound and is noticeably different from previous singles in recent memory.

Prism will drop on October 22. The artist announced her fourth studio album via a huge, gold truck that drove around Los Angeles earlier this month.

The album will be her first since 2010’s Teenage Dream. A re-release titled Teenage Dream: The Complete Confection dropped last year with two additional singles, “Part of Me” and “Wide Awake.”

Listen to Katy Perry’s “Roar” and watch the official lyric video for the track released on Aug. 12!

“Roar” lyrics:

I used to bite my tongue and hold my breath
Scared to rock the boat and make a mess
So I sat quietly, agree politely
I guess that I forgot I had a choice
I let you push me passed the breaking point
I stood for nothing, so I fell for everything

You held me down but I got up,
Already brushing off the dust
You hear my voice you hear that sound
Like thunder gonna shake the ground
You held me down but i got up
Get ready ’cause I’ve had enough
I see it all, i see it now

I got the eye of the tiger the fire
Dancing through the fire, ’cause I am a champion
And you’re gonna hear me roar
Louder, louder than a lion
‘Cause I am a champion
And you’re gonna hear me roar
And you’re gonna hear me roar

Now I’m floating like a butterfly
Stinging like a bee i earned the stripes
I went from zero, to my own hero

You held me down but I got up,
Already brushing off the dust
You hear my voice you hear that sound
Like thunder gonna shake the ground
You held me down but I got up
Get ready ’cause i’ve had enough
I see it all, I see it now

I got the eye of the tiger the fire
Dancing through the fire, ‘cause i am a champion
And you’re gonna hear me roar
Louder, louder than a lion
‘Cause i am a champion
And you’re gonna hear me roar
And you’re gonna hear me roar
And you’re gonna hear me roar

Roar roar roar roar roar

I got the eye of the tiger the fire
Dancing through the fire, ‘cause i am a champion
And you’re gonna hear me roar
Louder, louder than a lion
‘Cause i am a champion
And you’re gonna hear me roar
And you’re gonna hear me roar
And you’re gonna hear me roar

Is Katy Perry’s ‘Roar’ leak an appropriate first single?

Quiz: Which ‘Mean Girls’ character are you?

9:02 am EDT, September 29, 2016

Ever wondered if you’re more of a Cady or a Regina? Today is your lucky day!

To celebrate Mean Girls Day (October 3rd), Episode, the world’s largest mobile network for interactive stories and creators of Mean Girls: Senior Year, has made a quiz to determine which Mean Girls character you are.

Once you’ve found your Mean Girls spirit animal, continue the fun by downloading both seasons of the Mean Girls story on Episode for iOS and Android. Rejoin all of your favorite characters as you navigate everything from new crushes to sorority pledging. You choose how the story plays out.

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Ever wondered if you’re more of a Cady or a Regina? Today is your lucky day!

To celebrate Mean Girls Day (October 3rd), Episode, the world’s largest mobile network for interactive stories and creators of Mean Girls: Senior Year, has made a quiz to determine which Mean Girls character you are.

Once you’ve found your Mean Girls spirit animal, continue the fun by downloading both seasons of the Mean Girls story on Episode for iOS and Android. Rejoin all of your favorite characters as you navigate everything from new crushes to sorority pledging. You choose how the story plays out.

You go, Glen Coco!

Let’s play! Which ‘Mean Girls’ character are you?

Play Mean Girls in the Episode app today!

Note: This quiz was sponsored by the advertiser.

It’s no longer a “Perfect Illusion!” Mother Monster will headline the Super Bowl LI halftime show early next year.

Update (Sept 29): Lady Gaga is officially confirmed to perform Sunday, February 5, 2017, at NRG Stadium in Houston, Texas for the Super Bowl LI halftime show! The announcement arrives a few weeks ahead the release of Gaga’s latest album, Joanne.

Watch the announcement video released by the NFL.

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It’s no longer a “Perfect Illusion!” Mother Monster will headline the Super Bowl LI halftime show early next year.

Update (Sept 29): Lady Gaga is officially confirmed to perform Sunday, February 5, 2017, at NRG Stadium in Houston, Texas for the Super Bowl LI halftime show! The announcement arrives a few weeks ahead the release of Gaga’s latest album, Joanne.

Watch the announcement video released by the NFL.

Read on to see why we think Lady Gaga is the perfect person for the job!

Original (Sept 13): “One of the main reasons for why the NFL is said to be hot on the singer was her performance of the National Anthem at the 2016 Super Bowl,” according to the report. Watch Lady Gaga’s rendition again below:

A couple months ago we learned the NFL was pursuing Adele, but she later revealed she turned the offer down due to stage fright.

Lady Gaga would be wise to take on the Super Bowl 2017 halftime show. She just released a new single, “Perfect Illusion,” which is a part of her next studio album. A Super Bowl performance would surely help boost album sales and, presumably, ticket sales for whatever tour she embarks on in support of said album.

Gaga will appear in the next season of American Horror Story which kicks off this week. She’s said that her upcoming studio album will be released “really soon,” but the exact date is still unknown to the public.

The 2016 Super Bowl halftime show featured Bruno Mars, Beyoncé, and Coldplay.

Do you think Gaga should take on the 2017 Super Bowl?

She seems like the perfect candidate for the job.

Netflix’s A Series of Unfortunate Events will star Neil Patrick Harris in the role of Count Olaf, and on a recent episode of Live! with Kelly, the actor shared many interesting details about the new show.

Anyone who’s looking forward to the book to film adaptation of Lemony Snicket’s wonderful series will no doubt be thrilled to hear what Harris had to say while updating Kelly Ripa on what he’s been up to.

Perhaps most notably, NPH revealed how A Series of Unfortunate Events is being cut up into episodes. So far, the first four books are two episodes each:

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Netflix’s A Series of Unfortunate Events will star Neil Patrick Harris in the role of Count Olaf, and on a recent episode of Live! with Kelly, the actor shared many interesting details about the new show.

Anyone who’s looking forward to the book to film adaptation of Lemony Snicket’s wonderful series will no doubt be thrilled to hear what Harris had to say while updating Kelly Ripa on what he’s been up to.

Perhaps most notably, NPH revealed how A Series of Unfortunate Events is being cut up into episodes. So far, the first four books are two episodes each:

Netflix’s ‘Series of Unfortunate Events’ episode count

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“They truncated all of the books into a two hour movie,” Harris said of the Unfortunate Events movie starring Jim Carrey, noting that it just wasn’t a great adaptation. “And there’s thirteen books in the series. So [Netflix’s take] is more spread out. Each book is going to be two episodes. We did the first four books, the first eight episodes of the show.”

As for the tone of the show? Great news: “It’s super dark,” he said. “It’s a much darker on the take on the material than has been seen before.”

When Kelly asked Harris if her kids could watch it, the actor dropped some interesting information about Neflix’s plans:

“I hope so!” he replied. “It’s not Rated-R dark. It’s the most expensive show that they’ve ever done. It’s the first one they call a four quadrant show, so they’re try to get four different quadrants to like it. So in addition to being for adults and for 20-somethings and teenagers, they want it to be for kids as well.”

Dark, appealing to all ages, and two episodes per book? We are so down.

Netflix has yet to share a premiere date for A Series of Unfortunate Events, but we’ll keep you posted.