Alicia Keys will kick off Super Bowl Sunday in New Orleans on February 3 by singing the National Anthem before the game, according to the AP — though the NFL has yet to confirm the report. Keys isn’t the only star performing at Super Bowl XLVII, of course, as Beyonce is performing at the halftime show, which will include a Destiny’s Child reunion for their new song “Nuclear.”
Beyonce herself sang the anthem to open Super Bowl XXXVIII in 2004. Could Alicia make the same jump? Well, we can picture it now: Super Bowl XLVIII, MetLife stadium right next to NYC, as Jay-Z and Alicia Keys belt out “Empire State Of Mind.” It’s gonna happen, people.