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Super Bowl 46 Entertainment Schedule

KELLY CLARKSON will sing the National Anthem and BLAKE SHELTON and MIRANDA LAMBERT will sing "America The Beautiful" as part of Super Bowl XLVI pregame festivities at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis on Sunday, February 5, the NFL and NBC recently announced. The performance will be televised live on NBC prior to kickoff.

In addition, LENNY KRAVITZ and THE FRAY will help kick off Super Bowl XLVI as part of the pregame festivities at Lucas Oil Stadium.

More than 162 million viewers in the U.S. watched last year’s Super Bowl, the most-watched television program in history. The pregame show, including the National Anthem and "America The Beautiful," and Super Bowl XLVI will be broadcast worldwide.

Clarkson will make her Super Bowl debut. She is among many great performers who have been honored with singing the Super Bowl National Anthem including: Billy Joel, Diana Ross, Neil Diamond, Whitney Houston, Harry Connick, Jr., Garth Brooks, Natalie Cole, Vanessa Williams, Luther Vandross, Jewel, Cher, Faith Hill, the Backstreet Boys, Mariah Carey, Dixie Chicks, Beyoncé Knowles, Christina Aguilera and many more. (See below for a complete list of National Anthem performers from past Super Bowls.)

Shelton & Lambert join 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), QUEEN LATIFAH (Super Bowl XLIV) and LEA MICHELE (Super Bowl XLVI) as the only artists to perform the song at the Super Bowl.

The NFL previously announced that MADONNA will perform in the Bridgestone Super Bowl XLVI Halftime Show.

(Click on the 'Jump' to see the full "Honor Roll" of previous Super Bowl National Anthem performers from Super Bowl I through last year's Super Bowl 45)


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Super Bowl I

Universities of Arizona & Michigan Bands

Super Bowl XXIV

Aaron Neville

Super Bowl II

Grambling University Band

Super Bowl XXV

Whitney Houston

Super Bowl III

Anita Bryant (Pledge of Allegiance by Apollo Astronauts)

Super Bowl XXVI

Harry Connick, Jr. (Signed by Lori Hilary)

Super Bowl IV

Al Hirt (Pledge of Allegiance by Astronauts)

Super Bowl XXVII

Garth Brooks (Signed by Marlee Matlin)

Super Bowl V

Tommy Loy (trumpeter)

Super Bowl XXVIII

Natalie Cole with Atlanta University Center Chorus (Signed by Courtney Keel Foley)

Super Bowl VI

U.S. Air Force Academy Chorale

Super Bowl XXIX

Kathie Lee Gifford (Signed by Heather Whitestone)

Super Bowl VII

Andy Williams & Little Angels of Holy Angels Church (Chicago) Pledge of Allegiance by Apollo 17 crew

Super Bowl XXX

Vanessa Williams (Signed by Mary Kim Titla)

Super Bowl VIII

Charlie Pride

Super Bowl XXXI

Luther Vandross (Signed by Erika Schwarz)

Super Bowl IX

Grambling University Band with Mardi Gras Chorus

Super Bowl XXXII

Jewel (Signed by Phyllis Frelich)

Super Bowl X

Tom Sullivan

Super Bowl XXXIII

Cher (Signed by Speaking Hands)

Super Bowl XI

Vicki Carr (America the Beautiful)

Super Bowl XXXIV

Faith Hill (Signed by Briarlake Elementary School Signing Choir)

Super Bowl XII

Phyllis Kelly of NE Louisiana State University

Super Bowl XXXV

Backstreet Boys (Signed by Tom Cooney);"America The Beautiful" performed by Ray Charles

Super Bowl XIII

Colgate University Thirteen

Super Bowl XXXVI

Mariah Carey (Signed by Joe Narcisse); "America The Beautiful" performed by Mary J. Blige & Marc Anthony

Super Bowl XIV

Cheryl Ladd

Super Bowl XXXVII

Dixie Chicks (Signed by Janet Maxwell);
"God Bless America" performed by Celine Dion

Super Bowl XV

Helen O’Connell

Super Bowl XXXVIII

Beyoncé Knowles (Signed by Suzanna Christy)

Super Bowl XVI

Diana Ross

Super Bowl XXXIX

More than 100 representatives from the four branches of the military (Signed by Wesley Tallent )

Super Bowl XVII

Leslie Easterbrook

Super Bowl XL

Aaron Neville and Dr. John with Aretha Franklin & Detroit based 150-member choir (Signed by Angela LaGuardia of Michigan School for Deaf).

Super Bowl XVIII

Barry Manilow

Super Bowl XLI

Billy Joel (Signed by Marlee Matlin and Jason Hay-Southwell)

Super Bowl XIX

Children’s Choir of San Francisco

Super Bowl XLII

Jordin Sparks (Signed by A Dreamer)

Super Bowl XX

Wynton Marsalis

Super Bowl XLIII

Jennifer Hudson

Super Bowl XXI

Neil Diamond

Super Bowl XLIV

Carrie Underwood

Super Bowl XXII

Herb Alpert

Super Bowl XLV

Christina Aguilera

Super Bowl XXIII

Billy Joel

Super Bowl XLVI

Kelly Clarkson