Valorant Champions 2022 Anthem is releasing on 22nd August and features singer Ashnikko


Valorant Champions 2022 Anthem: Name, Artist, Release Date, & More

Sadakshi Kalyan Ramun
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Riot Games teased the Valorant Champions 2022 anthem on its social media.
The teaser features some of the prominent pros in the Valorant esports scene.
The song is titled “Fire Again” and will release on 22nd August.

Valorant Champions 2022 is the culmination of this year’s Valorant Champions Tour (VCT) tournaments. All the top teams from regions across the globe will compete for the title of Valorant World Champion. For the first edition of Valorant Champions, Riot Games collaborated with EDM artist Grabbiz and released the anthem: Die For You. It was produced similarly to the League of Legends Worlds hype songs. With the tournament kicking off soon on 31st August, Riot has teased the Valorant Champions 2022 Anthem. Here’s everything we know about the Valorant Champions 2022 anthem.

Valorant Champions 2022 Anthem: Fire Again

Notably, this year the Champions anthem is titled “Fire Again” and from the teasers on Valorant’s social media channels, it is evident that the music video will feature some of the prominent Valorant pro players. On 20th August, Riot Games wrote, “Get ready. The 2022 #VALORANTChampions anthem and music video “Fire Again” ft. @ashnikko drops in 48 hours! Pre-save it on your platform of choice now.

Teasing the Valorant Champions 2022 anthem again on 21st August, the company wrote, “They look familiar? “Fire Again” is just 24 hours away!

The following are some of the players featured in the teaser image:

  • Sentinels Tyson "TenZ" Ngo

  • Cloud9 Melanie “MeL” Capone

  • G2 Esports Michaela "mimi" Lintrup

  • Fnatic Jake "Boaster" Howlett

  • Paper Rex Benedict "Benkai" Tan

  • Acend Patryk “starxo” Kopczyński

  • LOUD Gustavo "Sacy" Rossi

  • KRU Esports Juan Pablo "NagZ" Lopez Miranda

  • Zeta Division Koji "Laz" Ushida

The artist behind Valorant Champions 2022 Anthem

Riot Games revealed on its social media handles that American singer and rapper Ashnikko would be featured in the Valorant Champions 2022 anthem. Ashnikko grew in popularity with her 2019 single titled “Stupid” featuring Baby Tate and the song gained traction on Tik Tok. Her debut mixtape – Demidevil – was released in January 2021 and was again streamed worldwide. According to Spotify, the singer has 5,883,753 monthly listeners.

In 2021, Riot Games released Die For You, and the music video featured Valorant agents Brimstone, Sage, Phoenix, and Chamber. The beat drop from the song, along with a Brimstone animation in the finisher, was featured in the Valorant Champions Vandal and the Champions Aura. So one could expect to see some reference to the Fire Again anthem in the Valorant Champions Phantom this time around unless Riot decides to change things up. Given that Riot Games always delivers when it comes to music videos and hype teasers, fans can expect this song to be a blockbuster hit.

Valorant Champions 2022 Anthem titled Fire Again featuring Ashnikko will release on 22nd August.

Valorant Champions 2022 is all set to kick off on 31st August and conclude on 18th September in Istanbul, Turkey. The tournament is split into two stages: Groups and Playoffs. Click here to read more about Valorant Champions 2022 and to follow the scores and updates from the tournament.

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Sadakshi has been a gamer throughout her life and has followed League of Legends since Season 3, immediately falling in love with the esports scene. Bringing in her print journalism experience, she focuses on content that is both informative and innovative. While her heart still remains with League, her love for competition has pushed her to explore other titles such as Valorant and Apex Legends.

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