Chris Stapleton Is Singing at Tremendous Bowl LVII

We’re nonetheless ready to seek out out which groups will play for Tremendous Bowl LVII, however one a part of the largest sporting occasion of the yr is ready: the music!

The NFL, Roc Nation, and Apple Music introduced again in September that Grammy Award winner Rihanna might be taking the stage for what’s positive to be a memorable halftime present, however followers have been ready to seek out out who will participate within the pregame leisure. And we’re excited to see a significant nation music star on the checklist.

The NFL made the announcement on Instagram on January 24. R&B star Babyface might be singing “America the Lovely,” Abbott Elementary star Sheryl Lee Ralph might be readily available to carry out “Elevate Each Voice and Sing,” and nation star Chris Stapleton has the honors of performing the Nationwide Anthem.

The “Tennessee Whiskey” singer, identified for his bluesy-rock model of nation, has gained 8 Grammys, 10 ACM awards, and 14 CMA awards. But some soccer followers did not acknowledge the title and left feedback like, “Please somebody inform me I am not the one one who doesn’t know any of those folks,” “Who?who? and who?” and “This appears missable.”

However the NFL Instagram account was additionally flooded with excited nation music followers who wrote, “Chris Stapleton’s nationwide anthem is not going to be matched,” “Chris Stapleton is wonderful, cant wait!” “Stapleton is definitely fireplace,” and “Too many individuals sleeping on Chris Stapleton. Educate yourselves folks.”

The Tremendous Bowl airs on Fox on February 12. Kickoff is at 6:30 EST, however you will wish to tune in early to be sure to do not miss any of those performances.