Rihanna isn’t the only star performing at the championship match.
GLENDALE, Ariz. – Country star Chris Stapleton will take the stage Sunday at the Super Bowl to sing the national anthem, “The Star Spangled Banner.” The pre-season performance at State Farm Stadium in Glendale, Arizona, will be broadcast on Fox.
Announcing the Super Bowl table last month, the NFL called Stapleton “one of the nation’s most respected and beloved musicians.” The award shows seem to agree: He’s an eight-time Grammy Award winner with two dozen Country Music Association and Academy of Country Music awards that bear his name.
The “Tennessee Whiskey” singer grew up in Kentucky but started out as a singer in Nashville. While Stapleton has been a solo artist since 2013, bluegrass and Southern rock fans may also remember his days on “The SteelDrivers” and “The Jompson Brothers”.
The NFL said that during the national anthem, the US Navy will conduct a flyover of the stadium to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the female pilots in service.
Who is singing ‘America the Beautiful’?
Stapleton won’t be the only musical heavyweight at the Super Bowl stage. R&B star Babyface will perform “America the Beautiful” and actor and singer Sheryl Lee Ralph will perform “Lift Every Voice and Sing.” Pop icon Rihanna is gearing up for a much-anticipated midway performance.
Who is signing the national anthem?
Oscar-winning actor Troy Kotsur is performing the national anthem in American Sign Language. In 2022, he became the second deaf actor to win an Oscar for his role in the movie “CODA”.
According to a release from the National Association of the Deaf, which is partnering with the NFL for ASL performances, Kotsur is known for using sign language “to convey a great deal of emotion and communicate greatness.” , which represents stories from the Deaf Community at the highest level.”
The NFL says Colin Denny, who grew up in the Navajo Nation, will sign “America the Beautiful” and “Lift Every Voice and Sing” will be signed by Justina Miles.
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