Renee Fleming to sing national anthem at Super Bowl

The Sports NetworkJanuary 21, 2014 

New York, NY ( - World-renowned soprano Renee Fleming will sing the National Anthem before Super Bowl XLVIII on February 2 at MetLife Stadium.

This will be the first time Fleming will be performing at the Super Bowl.

She is a four-time Grammy winner, including the 2013 Grammy Award for Best Classical Vocal Solo.

Fleming has performed at other major events worldwide, including the Diamond Jubilee Concert for Queen Elizabeth II, the Nobel Peace Prize ceremony, and during the Olympics in Beijing. At a White House ceremony last July, the President awarded Fleming the National Medal of Arts, America's highest honor for an individual artist.

In addition, the NFL announced on Tuesday that actress Amber Zion will perform in American Sign Language the National Anthem.

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