The pre-game performances at Super Bowl LV gave the “Big Game” a lot to live up to.
A pre-recorded video performance by Alicia Keys of “Lift Every Voice And Sing” — widely recognized as the Black National Anthem.
Beautiful. Alicia Keys ‘Lift Every Voice and Sing.’ Both teams lined up in endzones #SBLV pic.twitter.com/WMgUVwOv4X— Grace Remington (@GraceRemiWTSP) February 7, 2021
H.E.R. sang “America The Beautiful.” As is the case with nearly every H.E.R. TV performance, she wowed the crowd with her singing and guitar playing.
.@HERMusicx sings America The Beautiful! #SBLV pic.twitter.com/X5cxxotkwQ— NFL (@NFL) February 7, 2021
The unliklely duo of country singer Eric Church and R&B singer Jazmine Sullivan then sang the National Anthem.
.@jsullivanmusic and @ericchurch sing the National Anthem ahead of #SBLV! 🇺🇸 pic.twitter.com/dnhOTrHKfW— NFL (@NFL) February 7, 2021
Finally. Amanda Gorman — who had a star making appearance at President Biden’s inauguration — performed a poem honoring our frontline workers.
What a moment. @TheAmandaGorman #SBLV pic.twitter.com/v8VM9uhPww— NFL (@NFL) February 7, 2021