Super Bowl National Anthem sang by black celebrities. Despite all that our people have gone through in the history of America, we still find moments of pride. Especially during the singing of our National Anthem.
Here are some of those moments, as sung at the Super Bowl by a number of our favorite black celebrities over the years.
1982 – DIANA ROSS
1991 – WHITNEY HOUSTON
1994 – NATALIE COLE
1996 – VANESSA WILLIAMS
1997 – LUTHER VANDROSS
2002 – MARIAH CAREY
2004 – BEYONCE
2006 – Aretha Franklin, Aaron Neville, Dr. John
2008 – Jordin Sparks
2009 – JENNIFER HUDSON
2013 – ALICIA KEYS
2019 – GLADYS KNIGHT
Here’s an EXTRA BONUS For You!
O.K. I know this next one wasn’t at a Super Bowl, but is is so exceptional that I can’t help but include it here. Come witness again the smooth, magical rendition of the National Anthem performed by Marvin Gaye at the NBA All-Star game on February 13, 1983. Enjoy!
To be honest, I don’t even think he heard the music. He appeared to be singing to his own beat, and it was brilliant.
Though it may not be the Super Bowl National Anthem, you can see some other great performances of the Star Spangled Banner by black performers here.
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