Pitbull and Jennifer Lopez Song Chosen as World Cup Anthem
Posted by Jeremy Thomas on 01.24.2014
The song will be released later this year...
Pitbull and Jennifer Lopez are no stranger to collaborating, and their latest will get a lot of promotion. NME reports that the duo have come together with Brazilian singer Claudia Leitte for ""We Are One (Ole Ola)," which will be the official theme song for the 2014 World Cup.
The artists will perform the song at the opening ceremony on June 12th, with the song being released around that timne. The 2010 World Cup theme, Shakira's "Waka Waka (This Time For Africa)," was a huge hit and is one of the most-watched music videos on YouTube with almost 600 million views to date.
Pitbull said in a statement, "I'm honored to join Jennifer Lopez and Claudia Leitte at the FIFA World Cup to bring the world together. I truly believe that this great game and the power of music will help unify us, because we are best when we are one."
Lopez added, "I grew up in a house that loved futbol, so I am thrilled to be performing at the World Cup Opening Ceremonies with Pitbull and Claudia Leitte. This is an amazing celebration of global unity, competition and the sport."