Whereas we don’t but know which two groups will face off for Tremendous Bowl LVII, we now know each musician who will likely be performing.
Rihanna was beforehand introduced because the halftime headliner, performing for the primary time in six years. However she’s not the one well-known face to select up the mic through the NFL’s greatest night time.
The nationwide anthem is all the time carried out by an enormous identify, with earlier years’ honors being given to Whitney Houston, Girl Gaga, and Pink, amongst others. This yr, nation music star Chris Stapleton will carry out “The Star Spangled Banner” at State Farm Stadium earlier than kick-off.
However the anthem isn’t the one pre-game efficiency the gang could have the possibility to witness. R&B legend Babyface will take the stage to sing “America the Stunning,” one other pregame traditional.
And rounding out her extremely profitable yr, Sheryl Lee Ralph may even carry out “Carry Each Voice and Sing.” The Abbott Elementary star not too long ago confirmed off her Broadway-honed vocal abilities on the Emmys throughout her acceptance speech for Greatest Supporting Actress, however she’s been within the recreation for many years and was even Tony-nominated for her efficiency as Deena Jones in Dreamgirls again in 1982.
The performances may even have American Signal Language accompaniment care of the Nationwide Affiliation of the Deaf, with Oscar-winning actor Troy Kotsur of CODA fame performing the nationwide anthem. Colin Denny, an Arizona Navajo Nation member, will signal for “America the Stunning,” whereas Justina Miles will carry out signal duties for “Carry Each Voice and Sing” in addition to for Rihanna’s halftime efficiency.
See the official Instagram announcement beneath:
As a particular shock, the U.S. Navy will honor 50 years of girls flying within the service by conducting a flyover over State Farm Stadium through the nationwide anthem, that includes girls aviators.
Tremendous Bowl LVII, Sunday, February 12, 6:30 pm ET, Fox