Posts tagged "National Anthem"

10 Renditions of ‘The Star-Spangled Banner’ You May Have Forgotten About

In honor of Fourth of July, it’s your patriotic duty to enjoy a handful of stunning performances of our nation’s anthem… and, of course, a few cringe-worthy renditions.

By: Nicole Horton / July 4, 2015

WATCH: Maya Rudolph Performs a Beyoncé National Anthem Remix at the 2015 Tulane Commencement

Tulane University bagged a three-for-one deal on keynote speakers by cramming Beyoncé and Oprah into Maya Rudolph’s body.

By: Mia Lardiere / May 18, 2015

Ariana Grande Slays National Anthem, Shows Off Her ‘Petite’ Butt on Instagram

Ariana Grande isn’t hiding after the recent nude photo scandal. The singer denied the photos leaked of her were real saying, “my lil ass is a lot cuter than that lmao.”

To prove it, she posted a butt shot to Instagram last night. After performing at the NFL Season Opener where the Seattle

By: Jess Cohen / September 5, 2014

Watch James Taylor Forget the National Anthem

James Taylor was invited to sing the national anthem at game two of the World Series last night in his hometown of Boston.

By: Robert Kessler / October 25, 2013

Star-Mangled Banner: The 10 Worst Performances of The National Anthem Ever

What’s more American than barbecued brats and apple pie? Schadenfreude, that’s what. So what better way to celebrate America’s birthday — you don’t look a day over 150, doll — than with some good old fashioned shame. Our national anthem is notoriously hard to sing and the lyrics are frequently botched even by the pros. Here are…

By: Robert Kessler / July 4, 2013

Did Kelly Clarkson Sing the Best Super Bowl National Anthem? (POLL)

The Grammy-award winning Kelly Clarkson joins the list of those who’ve sang the National Anthem at a sporting event, and it certainly tops as one of the best. Miss Independent opened up one of the most highly tuned-in events of the year by belting out the song to kick-off the Super Bowl XLVI on Sunday night.

By: / February 6, 2012

Report: Kelly Clarkson to Sing National Anthem at 2012 Super Bowl

In what may be the best way to kick off a football game, well, ever, the AP reported on Wednesday that American Idol alum Kelly Clarkson will perform the National Anthem at the 2012 Super Bowl.

The source spoke on the condition of anonymity, as the Super Bowl is expected to confirm the…

By: / January 12, 2012

Demi Lovato Joins Slew of Singers to Belt Out National Anthem (PHOTOS)

There’s just something about  a singer belting out the National Anthem before an epic game that gives us goosebumps! 

Off the heels of Zooey Deschanel’s rendition of “The Star Spangled Banner” at Game 4 of the World Series, Demi Lovato took the mic over and sang her own version at Monday night’s nail…

By: / October 25, 2011

VIDEO: The Glee Cast Does the World Series

The cast of Glee descended on Citizens Bank Park in Philadelphia on Saturday to bust out the National Anthem before Game 3 of the World Series.
Amber Riley took lead vocals, while her castmates backed her up.
Check out the vid and share your thoughts in the comments section: How do you think…

By: Celebuzz / November 1, 2009

Kris Allen to Sing National Anthem at NBA Finals

Oh say can you see, Kris Allen singing the national anthem?
Yes, you can—but you’ll have to wait until Sunday.
Us Magazine reports that American Idol winner Allen will belt out “The Star-Spangled Banner” during Game 2 of the NBA finals tomorrow, when the Los Angeles Lakers face off once again against the…

By: Celebuzz / June 6, 2009

Jennifer Hudson Returns, Stuns Super Bowl

After what amounted to being a heartbreaking and tumultous final few months of 2008 for pop star/actress Jennifer Hudson, the Oscar winner stepped back into the public eye at Sunday’s Super Bowl to belt out “The Star-Spangled Banner.”
It was a near pin-drop moment when 27-year-old Hudson, clad in a black jacket and white…

By: Celebuzz / February 1, 2009

No Truth to Jennifer Hudson Inauguration Rumors

Though she sang the national anthem at the Democracratic National Convention in August, Oscar-winner Jennifer Hudson won’t be offering a repeat performance at President-elect Barack Obama’s inauguration on January 20.
MSNBC notes that Jennifer’s rep has refuted claims by the New York Post that Hudson, 27, is in talks to belt out “The Star-Spangled…

By: Betsy Waldman / January 5, 2009