At this point, there is almost no harder gig than having to perform the National Anthem at a big-time sporting event.
Gladys Knight performs the National Anthem in Atlanta for Super Bowl LIII. How does she do from start to finish? Our take.
There are some things we didn’t expect to see today, and Jimmy Buffett dropping the mic at the end of the NFC Championship Game is one of them.
Trumpet player Freddie Jones performs the National Anthem before the Dallas Cowboys Thanksgiving Day NFL game.
On today’s NFL game featuring the Detroit Lions and the Chicago Bears, we’ve got a National Anthem performance courtesy of Larry Callahan & Selected of God Choir.
Game 1 of the NBA Finals between the Golden State Warriors and Cleveland Cavaliers is airing on ABC Thursday night, and leading up to it was (of course) a National Anthem performance.
Well before the start of Super Bowl Weekend, we first heard the news that Luke Bryan was going to be performing “The Star-Spangled Banner” on Fox. The country-music superstar therefore had the huge challenge of trying to impress one of the hardest-to-impress audiences in all of the world. Just think for a moment or two […]
We’re not entirely sure that there is a time out there when National Anthems have received more attention than over the past year. We of course have had all of the stories about protests, and then at the same time, we’ve also just gone through a Presidential Election and Inauguration Day. If you add to […]
The National Anthem is of course one of the biggest gigs that any person in the entertainment world can get when you’re talking about NFL playoff football. These games regularly receive an enormous ratings share, and of course there are many people who do care about seeing this part of the pre-game presentation. It’s doesn’t […]
Voices of IFD perform National Anthem before Indianapolis Colts – Pittsburgh Steelers Thanksgiving Day game
Today has been a day all about the National Anthem seemingly, given that we’ve had three nationally-televised and very prominent NFL games, and at the same time three very different interpretations of “The Star-Spangled Banner.” First, we had a long-but-powerful rendition of the Anthem courtesy of Aretha Franklin during the Detroit Lions and Minnesota Vikings […]