As football and music lovers gear up for the Latin takeover of the Super Bowl’s Halftime Show courtesy of its headliners, Jennifer Lopez and Shakira, excitement builds on who will be delegated the coveted duty of kicking off the game with a rousing rendition of ‘The Star Spangled Banner.’
Historically calling on some of the industry’s most vocally capable to pull off the feat (i.e. Whitney Houston, Aretha Franklin, Mariah Carey, Christina Aguilera, Beyonce, Lady Gaga, Kelly Clarkson, etc.), expectations for the chosen vocalist are almost as high as they are for the Halftime Show performers.
Pop singer Kesha recently made headlines for indicating one of her ‘biggest dreams’ is to sing the U.S. national anthem before a Super Bowl (click here to read more), a revelation that incited debate on who should be appointed the honor.
With names like Ariana Grande, Jennifer Hudson, John Legend, and Lizzo leading the conversation ahead of the NFL’s official announcement, we turn to you – That Grape Juice faithful – to ask: who should sing the national anthem at Super Bowl LIV on February 2?!
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