GLEE Cast to 'Roar' This Season with Katy Perry Cover

GLEE Cast to 'Roar' This Season with Katy Perry Cover

TVLine reports that Katy Perry's hit anthem of the summer, 'Roar' will be featured in an upcoming episode of the new season of GLEE. According to the report, the episode will not air until late into the fall, following a two-part Beatles-themed season opener followed by a special tribute episode to the late actor Cory Monteith.

The fifth season of Glee will premiere on September 26th on FOX.

'Roar' is the lead single for Perry's upcoming fourth studio album,Prism. The song was written by Perry, Lukasz "Dr. Luke" Gottwald, Max Martin, Bonnie McKee, and Henry "Cirkut" Walter. The song made its radio debut on August 10, 2013 and was released onto iTunes, YouTube, and Amazon two days later. A lyric video was released the same day as its iTunes release.

For the week ending September 14, 2013, "Roar" peaked at number one on the Billboard Hot 100. "Roar" also topped the charts in the United Kingdom, Australia, Canada, South Korea, Ireland and New Zealand.