Church to help sing National Anthem at Super Bowl
Tuesday, January 19, 2021
– Eric Church will sing the National Anthem at the Super Bowl next month along with R&B singer Jazmine Sullivan, it was announced today.
Church and Sullivan bring a long line of singers who have tackled the song including Luke Bryan, Demi Lovato, Gladys Knight, Lady Gaga, Beyoncé, Whitney Houston, Diana Ross, Jennifer Hudson, Billy Joel, P!NK, Jordin Sparks, Idina Menzel, Mariah Carey, Alicia Keys and Neil Diamond.
The Super Bowl will be held Sunday, Feb. 5 in Tampa, Fla. They will sing the anthem in the 6 p.m. time slot.
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