Rachel Platten

American singer and songwriter

Rachel Ashley Platten (born May 20, 1981)[1] is an American singer-songwriter. She is best known for her 2015 single "Fight Song". The song was successful worldwide, including in the United States, Australia and Canada.

Rachel Platten
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Rachel Platten on stage at The Saint in Asbury Park, New Jersey on June 4, 2011.
Background information
Birth nameRachel Ashley Platten
Born (1981-05-20) May 20, 1981 (age 39)
New York City, U.S.
  • Singer
  • Songwriter
  • Vocals
  • Piano
  • Guitar
Years active2003–present
Associated actsAndy Grammer · Taylor Swift

Platten was born on Manhattan, New York City. She grew up in Newton, Massachusetts.


  1. "Rachel Platten". The Billboard. Retrieved Oct 31, 2015.