NEW YORK (AP) – R&B star Jazmine Sullivan and country singer Eric Church will join forces to sing the national anthem at next month’s Super Bowl, where singer H.E.R. will perform “America the Beautiful”.
Performances will take place on February 7 at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa before the big game and halftime show starring The Weeknd. It will air on CBS.
Deaf rapper and recording artist Warren “WAWA” Snipe will perform “The Star-Spangled Banner” and “America the Beautiful” in American Sign Language. Emmy-nominated musical director Adam Blackstone will organize and produce Church and Sullivan’s performance of the national anthem.
Jay-Z’s Roc Nation Company is the executive producer of the halftime show for the second year. Jesse Collins, who has produced the BET awards and is working on this year’s Grammy and Oscar broadcasts, will serve as executive producer.
Sullivan rose to the top of the R&B charts in 2008 with his debut single and album. He has earned 12 Grammy nominations and has written songs for Mary J. Blige, Jennifer Hudson and Monica. His new album “Heaux Tales” debuted at number 4 on the Billboard 200 album chart of all genres this week.
Church, a ten-time Grammy nominee, released his debut album in 2006 and has topped the country music charts with songs like “Drink In My Hand,” “Springsteen,” “Talladega” and “Record Year.” He has released several multi-platinum and platinum albums and was named Artist of the Year at last year’s Country Music Association awards.
HIS. He won two Grammy Awards in 2019 and has received critical acclaim for his live performances, including her work as a guitarist. She has won awards at the MTV Video Music Awards, BET Awards, and Soul Train Music Awards and released R&B hits such as “Focus,” “Best Part,” “Slide,” “Damage,” and “B.S.” with Jhené Aiko.
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