Demi Lovatois getting ready for a star-spangled night…
The 27-year-old Mexican American singer/songwriter and actress will sing the National Anthem during the Super Bowl LIV pregame show at Miami’s Hard Rock Stadium on Sunday, February 2, as announced by the NFL and Fox.
The pregame show, including the National Anthem, will be broadcast live worldwide. Christine Sun Kim will sign the Anthem in American Sign Language on behalf of the National Association of the Deaf.
Lovato joins a high-profile roster of previous Super Bowl Anthem singers, including Gladys Knight, Lady Gaga,Beyoncé, Luke Bryan, Whitney Houston, Diana Ross, Jennifer Hudson, Billy Joel, P!NK, Jordin Sparks, Idina Menzel, Mariah Carey, Alicia Keys and Neil Diamond.
The Grammy-nominated singer’s 2015 single “Cool for the Summer” hit #1 on iTunes in 37 countries.
The NFL previously announced that Jennifer Lopezand Shakira will headline the PepsiSuper Bowl LIV Halftime Show. The pregame and halftime shows are an NFL Network Productionand executive produced by Ricky Kirshner.
It’s not Lovato’s first time performing the National Anthem at a high-profile event.
She previously performed “The Star-Spangled Banner” at the World Series in 2011and 2012.