July 30, 2016  

Queen Latifah to Perform 'America the Beautiful' at Super Bowl

January 28, 2014 (3:02 am) GMT
The 'Queen Latifah Show' host, who performed the same song with Carrie Underwood during the Super Bowl in 2010, will take the stage at MetLife Stadium in her home state.

will make an appearance at the stage of the upcoming Super Bowl XLVIII. The host of "The Queen Latifah Show" is slated to sing "America the Beautiful" during the pre-game show on Sunday, February 2.

The New Jersey-born actress/host will perform at MetLife Stadium in her home state. This won't be Latifah's first time to sing "America the Beautiful" at the Super Bowl as she sang the song with during the same event in 2010.

NFL recently announced that acclaimed opera singer Renee Fleming would belt out the national anthem during the Super Bowl. Meanwhile, will take over the halftime show with .

The announcement of Latifah's Super Bowl performance came just a day after she officiated the marriages of 34 couples during the performance of & Ryan Lewis' "Same Love" at the Grammys on Sunday night, January 26.

"To me, it was special to all the couples we married today and I look forward to dashing off to go sign their marriage certificates. It's awesome," Latifah said of the historical moment which was planned in less than two weeks.

"I had to be sworn in as an official. I'm not a minister. If you come see me before 12 o'clock tonight, I got your back. After that, you'll have to take the regular route," she joked.

TODAY'S HEADLINES

  1. Morgan Freeman Eyed to Join Disney's New 'Nutcracker' Film
  2. Get Your First Look at Tyler Hoechlin as Clark Kent on 'Supergirl'
  3. Taika Waititi Hints at Thanos' Connection to 'Thor: Ragnarok' in New Photo
  4. Lindsey Vonn Accidentally Flashes Underwear on the Red Carpet
  5. Rihanna Swarmed by Her Fans in 'Goodnight Gotham' Music Video
  6. Tony Parker Welcomes Second Child With Wife Axelle Francine
  7. Candice Swanepoel Bares Baby Bump While Posing Completely Naked in This Photo
  8. 'Sesame Street' Reconsiders Layoffs After Public Outcry, Actor Says