Who is singing the national anthem at Super Bowl 2023? Meet the performer picked for Arizona

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The stars will be out in Glendale for Super Bowl 57. That’s not just restricted to the game, either.

The NFL has announced the pregame entertainment lineup for its marquee 2023 event, headlined by country music supernova Chris Stapleton.

Stapleton is among the biggest names in country, a 15-time Country Music Association and 10-time Academy of Country Music award-winner who has featured on tracks with Adele, Taylor Swift and Kelly Clarkson. He’ll be flanked by 12-time Grammy winner Babyface, as well as Emmy-winning actress Sheryl Lee Ralph, both of whom will lend their vocal chops to the pregame ceremony.

Stapleton, who earned a Grammy nomination for his efforts on “I’ll Love You Till The Day I Die”, will handle the national anthem. Babyface, among the most famous acts of the 1990s, will sing a rendition of “America the Beautiful.” Ralph, a star on the hit television show “Abbott Elementary”, will perform “Lift Every Voice and Sing.”

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The pregame festivities will also feature a trio of deaf performers: Oscar-winner Tony Kotsur; Colin Denny, a proud member of the Navajo Nation; and Justina Miles, who will also sign Rihanna’s halftime show.

Who is singing the national anthem at Super Bowl 2023?

The NFL announced that Chris Stapleton would be offering his vocals for Super Bowl 57’s national anthem.

Stapleton has racked up countless streams over the course of his 20-plus-year career, thrusting himself to the top of the country charts in the process.

His critically acclaimed debut, “Traveller”, was hailed as “encapsulating the grit of life, turning it into a hell of a journey,” by Billboard. He has since earned endless acclaim, reaching he top of the Billboard charts on four separate occasions and collecting a host of accolades.

What time does Super Bowl 57 start?

Super Bowl 57 will start at 6:30 p.m. ET (4:30 p.m. local time) on Sunday, Feb. 12. Fox owns the broadcasting rights for this year’s big game.

What is the national anthem of the United States of America?

The U.S.’s national anthem is Francis Scott Key’s “Star-Spangled Banner”. It was written in 1814.

Mickey Guyton sang the national anthem before last year’s Super Bowl in Los Angeles.

Past Super Bowl national anthem singers

Super Bowl
Year
Performer(s)
1
1967
The Pride of Arizona, Michigan Marching Band and UCLA choir
2
1968
Grambling State University Tiger Marching Band
3
1969
Lloyd Geisler of the Washington National Symphony Orchestra
4
1970
AL Hirt
5
1971
Tommy Loy
6
1972
U.S. Air Force Academy Chorale
7
1973
Little Angels Children’s Choir of Chicago’s Holy Angels Church
8
1974
Charley Pride
9
1975
Grambling State University Tiger Marching Band
10
1976
Tom Sullivan
11
1977
None (Vikki Carr sang “America the Beautiful”)
12
1978
Phyllis Tell of the University of Louisiana at Monroe
13
1979
Te Colgate Thirteen
14
1980
Cheryl Ladd
15
1981
Helen O’Connell
16
1982
Diana Ross
17
1983
Leslie Easterbrook
18
1984
Barry Manilow
19
1985
San Francisco Boys Chorus, San Francisco Girls Chorus, Piedmont Children’s Chorus and San Francisco Children’s Chorus
20
1986
Winston Marsalis
21
1987
Neil Diamond
22
1988
Herb Alpert
23
1989
Billy Joel
24
1990
Aaron Neville
25
1991
Whitney Houston with the Florida Orchestra
26
1992
Harry Connick, Jr.
27
1993
Garth Brooks
28
1994
Natalie Cole
29
1995
Kathie Lee Gifford
30
1996
Vanessa L. Williams
31
1997
Luther Vandross
32
1998
Jewel
33
1999
Cher
34
2000
Faith Hill
35
2001
Backstreet Boys
36
2002
Mariah Carey
37
2003
Dixie Chicks
38
2004
Beyonce
39
2005
U.S. Army Herald Trumpets and the choirs from the U.S. Military Academy, U.S. Naval Academy, U.S. Air Force Academy and the U.S. Coast Guard Academy
40
2006
Aaron Neville, Arethra Franklin and Dr. John
41
2007
Billy Joel
42
2008
Jordin Sparks
43
2009
Jennifer Hudson
44
2010
Carrie Underwood
45
2011
Christina Aguilera
46
2012
Kelly Clarkson
47
2013
Alicia Keys
48
2014
Renee Fleming
49
2015
Idina Menzel
50
2016
Lady Gaga
51
2017
Luke Bryan
52
2018
P!nk
53
2019
Gladys Knight
54
2020
Demi Lovato
55
2021
Eric Church and Jazmine Sullivan
56
2022
Mickey Guyton
57
2023
Chris Stapleton

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