Renee Fleming to Sing National Anthem at Super Bowl XLVIII On FOX
World-renowned soprano Rene Fleming will sing the National Anthem as part of Super Bowl XLVIII pregame festivities at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, NJ on Sunday, February 2, the NFL and FOX announced today. The performance will be televised live on FOX prior to kickoff.
More than 164 million viewers in the U.S. watched last year's Super Bowl, the most-watched television program in history. The pregame show, including the National Anthem and Super Bowl XLVIII will be broadcast worldwide.
In addition, actress Amber Zion will perform in American Sign Language the National Anthem.
Fleming will make her Super Bowl debut. She is among many great performers who have been honored with singing the Super Bowl National Anthem including: Alicia Keys, Billy Joel, Diana Ross, Neil Diamond, Whitney Houston, Harry Connick, Jr., Garth Brooks, Natalie Cole, Vanessa Williams, Luther Vandross, Jewel, Cher, Faith Hill, the Backstreet Boys, Mariah Carey, Dixie Chicks, Beyonc Knowles, Christina Aguilera and many more.