At the Super Bowl, Reba McEntire’s rendition of the US National Anthem left the crowd at Allegiant Stadium in Paradise, Nevada, and viewers at home, profoundly moved.
Her performance was more than just singing; it was a moment of national pride, evoking a collective emotional response.
McEntire, a three-time Grammy winner, accepted the invitation to perform, influenced by her boyfriend Rex Linn’s enthusiasm, a testament to her dedication and the personal significance of the occasion.
As she stated in an interview with CBS Mornings, her preparation was thorough, practicing “in the shower [and] when we get in the car,” showcasing her commitment to delivering a memorable performance.
Her appearance continues the NFL’s recent tradition of featuring country artists for the national anthem, marking a special moment for McEntire, who expressed feeling “honored beyond words” to perform at such a prestigious event.
Her performance not only set a splendid tone for the game but also highlighted her enduring talent and the deep connection she has with her audience, making Super Bowl 2024 an event to remember.