The Toronto teen who recently stunned the world with her YouTube version of Katy Perry's "Roar" died on Monday after succumbing to brain cancer.
Sixteen-year-old Olivia Wise was diagnosed with brain cancer almost two years ago, but became known last month with her recorded version of the hit pop song.
"Olivia Wise, I can hear you singing with the angels now," Katy Perry tweeted late Monday upon hearing the sad news. "Your spirit & strength has inspired me & so many others ... May you rest in peace."
Wise's music video was originally intended as a memento for family and friends, but quickly went viral after Perry responded to it last month, reports The Toronto Star.
"I was very moved and you sounded great," Perry tells her in a video posted on YouTube. "I love you. A lot of people love you and that's why your video got to me. Keep roaring!"
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