Christina Aguilera is praying for a "Change."
The singer released a lyric video on Thursday night for her new single, a song she's dedicating to the victims of the horrific shooting at an Orlando gay club that left 49 dead.
Christina, RCA Records, co-writers Flo Reutter and Fancy Hagood, Big Machine Music and BMG Platinum Songs US announced they're donating 100% of their proceeds from iTunes downloads of the song to the National Compassion Fund.
"The horrific tragedy that occurred in Orlando continues to weigh heavily on my mind," Aguilera writes in a message on her official website. "I am sending so much love and so many prayers to the victims and their families. Like so many, I want to help be part of the change this world needs to make it a beautiful inclusive place where humanity can love each other freely and passionately."
"We live in a time of diversity, in a time of endless possibilities, in a time where expression of oneself is something to be celebrated," she continues. "And I am left wondering how people filled with so much love could be taken by so much hate."
"Though there is such heavy sadness I believe that there is much more love in the world than we know. We need to learn to love again, we need to learn that one person does make a difference; we need to keep love in our hearts," she adds. "As Nelson Mandela once said, 'No one is born hating another person because of the color of his skin, or his background, or his religion. People must learn to hate, and if they can learn to hate, they can be taught to love, for love comes more naturally to the human heart than its opposite.'"
"We all have the choice to spread love, encourage individuality and make a difference to others," she continues in conclusion. "We are all in this together, as one, united in love."
Her message is also conveyed through the song's lyrics.
"Who you love or the color of your skin or the place you were born and grew up in shouldn't decide how you will be treated," she sings. "Cause we're all the same when everybody’s breathing."
"Waiting for the day when you can be you and I can be me," Christina goes on in the powerful track. "Waiting for hope to come around, waiting for the day when hate is lost and love is found."
Watch the lyric video, which is filled with personal photos from Aguilera's own childhood, above.