The song “Wide Awake” is performed by American pop singer Katy Perry, taken from her album “Teenage Dream: The Complete Confection”. It was released on 22 May, 2012 through Capitol Records. It was produced by Cirkut and Dr. Luke, and written by Bonnie McKee, Max Martin, Katy Perry and Henry Walter. The music video was released on 18 June, 2012 that was directed by Tony T. Datis. She has performed the song at “Billboard Music Awards 2012″, “MuchMusic Awards 2012″ and “Jimmy Kimmel Live!”.
The song received mixed reviews from the critics. Lucas Villa of “The Bottom Line” commented as “delightful stand out to the many party jams on the album”. Bill Lamp noted that “This song is one of the most amazing and well-crafted pop songs of this summer”.
The debuted at number 19 at Billboard Bubbling Under Hot 100 Singles chart, at number 35 on the Billboard Hot 100, at number 29 on the Billboard Pop Songs chart and at number 35 on the Billboard Adult Pop Songs. Later on, after sales of 402,000 downloads, it peaked at number 9 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart and also peaked at number 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart for one week.