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Video: Queen Latifah Sings 'America the Beautiful' at Super Bowl

February 3, 2014 (2:15 am) GMT
Wearing a blue snorkel coat and a white turtle neck, the singer/actress sings the song beautifully as she's backed by New Jersey Youth Chorus.

returned to her hometown of New Jersey to kick off the pre-game show at Super Bowl XLVII on Sunday, February 2 with a beautiful rendition of "America the Beautiful". Braving the cold weather in a blue snorkel coat and a white turtle neck, the singer/actress belted out the patriotic song while being backed by New Jersey Youth Chorus.

It wasn't Latifah's first time to perform the song during Super Bowl. She sang the same song with back in 2010, when the New Orleans Saints took on the Indianapolis Colts at Super Bowl XLIV.

Opera singer Renee Fleming later took the stage at New Jersey's MetLife Stadium to sing "The Star-Spangled Banner". Dressed in a black-and-white dress designed by Vera Wang, the four-time Grammy Awards-winner wowed the crowd with her beautiful voice.

After the performance, Fleming said that the sea of spectators didn't make her feel nervous. "I do most of my nervous stuff in advance so when I actually get there I can enjoy it ... and it was certainly true this time," she said as cited by Associated Press. "I feel so thrilled and honored to be out there. I loved every second."

Queen Latifah Sings "America the Beautiful":


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