ESSENCE Fest Artist Andra Day Rises Up Even Higher in New Video
Bryan Bedder/WireImage for The Recording Academy

If you already thought Andra Day’s “Rise Up” was powerful, then wait until you check out the new M. Night Shyamalan-directed video for the inspirational anthem.

In the clip, a paraplegic husband wants to take his wife on a date. It will pull at every one of your heartstrings to see his devoted wife do the things he can’t do for himself before the two enjoy a romantic dinner.

ESSENCE Festival Artist Andra Day to Appear on 40 Million McDonald’s Cups

Day—who will perform at ESSENCE Festival, held June 30-July 3 in New Orleans—sings her uplifting lyrics as the camera shifts between her and the couple.

Andra Day: ‘No Hateration or Holleration’ at Empowering ESSENCE Fest

The Grammy-nominated chanteuse—and current ESSENCE cover girl—recently partnered with McDonald’s and Coca-Cola as part of the Rise Up ESSENCE Festival campaign. Day’s face and song lyrics will appear on 40 million McDonald’s cups.

Check out her touching video below:

And don’t miss this soulful singer at the 2016 ESSENCE Festival. Buy your tickets here!

Loading the player...