Idina Menzel to sing National Anthem at Super Bowl XLIX

Friday January 16th, 2015

Tony award-winning actress Idina Menzel will sign the National Anthem at Super Bowl XLIX, the NFL announced Friday.

Menzel is known for her role in the Broadway musicals Rent and Wicked, and as the voice of Elsa the Snow Queen in the 2013 animated film Frozen.

The game will take place at University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, Ariz., on Feb. 1 and will be broadcast on NBC. Kickoff is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. ET.

The league also announced that Grammy award winner John Legend will sign “America The Beautiful.”

Katy Perry along with Lenny Kravitz are the halftime performers.

Last year, opera star Renée Fleming sang the National Anthem before the game, which was seen by 112.2 million people, the largest viewership audience in television history.

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