20 People You Didn’t Know Sang ‘The National Anthem’ at the Super Bowl

Live From Lincoln Center Presents Renee Fleming

Renee Fleming has been selected to sing ‘The National Anthem’ at this year’s Super Bowl at MetLife Stadium in New Jersey. I bet you’ve never heard of her….. Fleming is an operatic soprano who is set to begin performances of Dvorak’s ‘Rusalka’ at the Metropolitan Opera in New York. She’s a world renown singer that has already had her shot at singing ‘The National Anthem’ before a big game.  Fleming was picked to sing during the World Series in New York in 2003. Unfortunately, she flubbed the lyrics and had to ad-lib her way through the performance. This is her shot of redemption.

While Fleming will take care of this year’s Super Bowl, there have been a host of singers in previous Super Bowl’s you’ve probably heard of, but didn’t realize they had ‘The National Anthem’ duties.

Hit the next to check them out….

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