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Lea Michele to sing 'America the Beautiful' at Super Bowl

Award-winning singer and actress LEA MICHELE will sing "America the Beautiful" as part of Super Bowl XLV pregame festivities at Cowboys Stadium in North Texas on Sunday, February 6, the NFL and FOX announced today. The performance will be televised live on FOX prior to kickoff.

More than 153 million viewers in the U.S. watched last year’s Super Bowl, the most-watched television program in history. The pregame show and Super Bowl XLV will be broadcast worldwide.

Michele joins VICKI CARR (Super Bowl XI), RAY CHARLES (Super Bowl XXXV), MARY J. BLIGE & MARC ANTHONY (Super Bowl XXXVI), ALICIA KEYS (Super Bowl XXXIX), FAITH HILL (Super Bowl XLIII) and QUEEN LATIFAH (Super Bowl XLIV) as the only artists to perform the song at the Super Bowl.

The NFL previously announced that CHRISTINA AGUILERA will sing the National Anthem as part of Super Bowl XLV pregame festivities and THE BLACK EYED PEAS will perform in the Bridgestone Super Bowl XLV Halftime Show.