Lyric's own creative consultant Renée Fleming was just announced as the performer of the National Anthem as part of the Super Bowl XLVIII pregame festivities at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey on Sunday, February 2.

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Lyric's own creative consultant Renée Fleming was just announced as the performer of the National Anthem as part of the Super Bowl XLVIII pregame festivities at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey on Sunday, February 2.

This will mark Renée's Super Bowl debut and the first time that an opera singer has performed the anthem in Super Bowl history.

Read the full report at New Jersey's own Star-Ledger. And tune in to FOX on February 2—the anthem will be performed at approximately 5 p.m. CST!

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