Andra Day Is 'So Excited' About Serena Williams Choosing Her Song for the 2015 U.S. Open
"It's an important song for me, so I'm excited it will have a platform," says the singer
Her single “Rise Up” – an uplifting song about lifting each other up – has been selected by the Beats By Dre team to appear in a new campaign featuring Williams that will air during the U.S. Open in New York City.
“I think a lot of this stuff you don’t expect, so when it does, I’m grateful. So grateful,” she tells PEOPLE. “It’s an important song for me, so I’m excited it will have a platform.”
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The stars will also meet for the first time at the U.S. Open.
“Her story is extremely inspiring no matter what walk of life you’re in,” says Day of Williams.