Renee Fleming

EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - FEBRUARY 02: Opera singer Renee Fleming sings the national anthem before the Seattle Seahawks take on the Denver Broncos during Super Bowl XLVIII at MetLife Stadium on February 2, 2014 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Fleming, Latifah Offer Stirring Super Bowl Pregame Performances

The NFL ensured there would be no mistakes during its pregame entertainment segments long ago when they chose rapper and singer Queen Latifah and the opera star Fleming to handle “America the Beautiful” and “The Star-Spangled Banner.”


Super Bowl XLVIII halftime performer Bruno Mars speaks with reporters at Lincoln Center on Jan. 30, 2014. (credit: Getty Images)

Bruno Mars, Renee Fleming Prepare To Perform In Super Bowl XLVIII Cold

Bruno Mars, who is performing during the Super Bowl XLVIII halftime show, has called his outdoor rehearsals over the past couple of days a learning experience.


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Boomer & Carton: Craig Not Thrilled About Super Bowl’s Anthem Singer

Craig considers our country’s national anthem to be his favorite song, so he was very eager to learn who would be performing it at this year’s Super Bowl.


Singer Renée Fleming (R) and violinist Joshua Bell (L) perform during the National Christmas Tree lighting ceremony at the Ellipse on December 6, 2013 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Opera Star Renee Fleming To Sing National Anthem At Super Bowl

The Super Bowl will have a touch of the classical this year: Opera star Renee Fleming will sing the national anthem.