LOS ANGELES (AP) — Country music star Reba McEntire will grace the Super Bowl stage next month to sing the national anthem, while Post Malone will perform “America the Beautiful.”
Performances will take place on February 11 at Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas before the championship game and Usher’s halftime show.
Andra Day will also perform “Lift Every Voice and Sing” as part of the pregame performances that will air on CBS.
Actor Daniel Durant will perform the national anthem in American Sign Language. He will follow his “CODA” co-star and Oscar winner Troy Kotsur, who took on the role last year.
Model and dancer Anjel Piñero will perform “America the Beautiful” in sign language, while “Lift Every Voice and Sing” will be performed in sign language by actor and dancer Shaheem Sánchez.
Emmy winner Adam Blackstone will produce and arrange the national anthem and “Lift Every Voice and Sing.”
Jay-Z’s Roc Nation company and Emmy Award-winning producer Jesse Collins will co-executive produce the halftime show.
McEntire, a three-time Grammy winner, has become a country music icon with more than 30 studio albums that include a variety of hits such as “Fancy,” “Consider Me Gone” and “Does He Love You.” The highly decorated artist was inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame in 2011 and was honored by the Kennedy Center in 2018. She starred in the Broadway musical “Annie Get Your Gun” and earned a Golden Globe nomination for her role leading role in the television series “Reba.” Last year she released her album “Not That Fancy” and published a new book.
Post Malone, who has been nominated for 10 Grammys, has released hits such as “Congratulations” with Quavo, “Rockstar” with 21 Savage and “Sunflower” with Swae Lee from the 2018 animated film “Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse “(“Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse”). The singer, rapper and songwriter released his fifth studio album “Austin” last year.