PrizeFighter" is a song by American singer Trisha Yearwood and the titular song from her compilation album, PrizeFighter: Hit After Hit (2014). Written by Jessi Alexander, Sarah Buxton, and Ross Copperman, it features background vocals from American singer Kelly Clarkson. An uplifting country ballad, "PrizeFighter" was released on September 15, 2014 by RCA Records Nashville and Gwendolyn Records as the lead single from the album.
PrizeFighter is the first new single from Yearwood in years. The gloves are off! Grammy Award-winning vocalist Trisha Yearwood’s new single PrizeFighter from her upcoming album of the same name will impact at country radio September 15th and celebrates the spirit of never giving up. Grammy Award winner Kelly Clarkson lends her voice to the heavy-hitting anthem, which was written by Jessi Alexander, Sarah Buxton, and Ross Copperman. The song’s message hit home for the country superstar who identifies with the desire to keep swinging
Single by Trisha Yearwood featuring Kelly Clarkson. from the album PrizeFighter: Hit After Hit. Released. September 15, 2014 (2014-09-15). PrizeFighter" was released by Gwendolyn Records and RCA Records Nashville on country radio as the lead single from the album on September 15, 2014, four days before Yearwood's fiftieth birthday. It was the fourth most-added song at country radio during its release week. The song has been performed live by Yearwood on the Garth Brooks World Tour with Trisha Yearwood. Kelly Clarkson has made surprise appearances at the September 5 and 19, 2014 shows to sing with Yearwood. Normally, Garth Brooks sings Clarkson's part.
Trisha Yearwood’s ‘PrizeFighter’ is her first single in six years, and admittedly she had some catching up to do as far as recording and promoting new music in a digital world. Empowering songs that feature two of the top country vocalists of all time always win - that's something she learned decades ago. ‘PrizeFighter’ is an event as much as it is a song or message to the downtrodden.
As previously noted, Trisha Yearwood is well aware of the challenges for women at country radio, and featuring Kelly not only allows her to collaborate (again) with a friend, it also guarantees her new single some extra attention in and outside of the country music world. In addition to promoting the 5th season of her Emmy-winning Food Network show, Trisha’s Southern Kitchen and launching cookware and cutlery lines, Trisha Yearwood is about to embark on what will be a three year world tour with megastar husband Garth Brooks – they are set to play 11 shows in Chicago from September 4th through.
Kelly Clarkson) od Trisha Yearwood. When you hit the ground, you find your wings You go one more round when that . .Look at you, smiling with a shiner, standing higher PrizeFighter. When you see ‘em shake their heads, that’s when you start seein’ red From your head down to your toes, you find your glory, strength and hope Come on, come on, comeback kid show ‘em how you never quit You’re gonna rise from the pain, like a hurricane
Trisha Yearwood has released her her duet with Kelly Clarkson, 'PrizeFighter,' which is the title track of her upcoming album. Much has happened to Yearwood since her first single, 'She's In Love With the Boy,' soared to the top of the charts in 1991. But while she took a break from making music, which she filled by spending time with her husband Garth Brooks and filming her own TV show, 'Trisha's Southern Kitchen,' she's not about to retire from her award-winning music career anytime soon.
It was Yearwood's second collaboration with Clarkson, the first being the American Idol alumna's version of "Silent Night," which she recorded for her 2013 Wrapped In Red album. The pair are friends so it was natural for Yearwood to call up Clarkson when she realized that she needed help on the cut. "When I heard this song, it was a challenge enough for me to sing," she said, "and I thought 'It needs a harmony above. Yearwood said regarding the song's meaning: "'PrizeFighter' describes for me the fight we all fight, whatever it is. It's the courage to get up every day and give it your best shot, no matter the odds. For me, I learned that strength from my mama, Gwen.
NotesPromotional issue in a PVC sleeve with front and back inserts.
Some issues with an info press sticker on it.
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