Luke Bryan announced on Sunday that he is performing the national anthem at Super Bowl LI.
Bryan, originally from Georgia, made the announcement on Twitter.
— Luke Bryan (@LukeBryanOnline) January 22, 2017
Super Bowl LI will be played at Reliant Stadium in Houston, TX, on Sunday, Feb. 5, 2017.
Bryan is a two-time Academy of Country Music and Country Music Association Entertainer of the Year and has hosted the ACM Awards for four consecutive years. Since the debut of his first album in 2007, he has placed 17 singles at No.1 and sold nearly eight million albums.
His fifth studio album, Kill The Lights, is certified Platinum and has sold 3.5 million tracks with over 400 million streams.
Bryan joins the ranks of many performers who have sang the Super Bowl national anthem including, Lady Gaga, Idina Menzel, Renée Fleming, Alicia Keys, Billy Joel, Diana Ross, Neil Diamond, Whitney Houston, Harry Connick, Jr., Garth Brooks, Natalie Cole, Vanessa Williams, Luther Vandross, Cher, Faith Hill, Mariah Carey, Dixie Chicks, Beyoncé Knowles, Christina Aguilera and others.
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