Idina Menzel and John Legend Added To Super Bowl
. The NFL and NBC have announced that Idina Menzel will sing the National Anthem and John Legend will sing "America The Beautiful" during the Super Bowl XLIX pregame festivities at University of Phoenix Stadium in Arizona on Sunday, February 1. We were sent these details:
The performances will be televised live on NBC prior to kickoff. Menzel will make her Super Bowl debut and is among many great performers who have been honored with singing the Super Bowl National Anthem including: Renée Fleming, Alicia Keys, Billy Joel, Diana Ross, Neil Diamond, Whitney Houston, Harry Connick, Jr., Garth Brooks, Natalie Cole, Vanessa Williams, Luther Vandross, Cher, Faith Hill, Mariah Carey, Dixie Chicks, Beyoncé Knowles, Christina Aguilera and many more. (See below for a complete list of National Anthem performers from past Super Bowls.)
Legend joins Vicki Carr (Super Bowl XI), Ray CharleS (Super Bowl XXXV), Mary J. Blige & Marc Anthony (Super Bowl XXXVI), Alicia Keys (Super Bowl XXXIX), Faith Hill (Super Bowl XLIII), and Queen Latifah (Super Bowl XLIV & XLVIII) (Super Bowl XLVI) in singing "America The Beautiful" at Super Bowl. In 2013, JENNIFER HUDSON along with 26 children from the Newton, CT community sang the song in advance of Super Bowl XLVII.