It’s “America the Stunning” however with a twist.
Sporting a brown blazer and lightweight washed denims, the rapper and singer sang the lyrics to the long-lasting anthem in a melodic tone. Singing by his grills, Malone displayed his vocal vary as he additionally strummed alongside on his guitar. Throughout his efficiency, cameras panned to Taylor Swift hugging Blake Vigorous in one of many Allegiant Stadium’s $2.5 million luxurious suites in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Malone teased the efficiency a number of days earlier than the Huge Recreation in an interview with Billboard, saying he typically sings it “on the high of my lungs.”
“I sing it on a regular basis, like, randomly in my most patriotic moments. It’s a tune that’s at all times behind my head, and if I’m enjoying video games or simply strolling round, I’ll sing it on the high of my lungs,” he stated. “So I’m very excited — and I’m positively 100% not nervous in any respect to sing it in entrance of hundreds of thousands of individuals on the Tremendous Bowl.”
The singer revealed he labored with collaborator Louis Bell to make tweaks to the patriotic traditional. “I’m simply gonna sing my coronary heart out one of the best I can and provides America — irrespective of how shitty it’s — the love [this song] deserves,” he added. Put up’s efficiency was accompanied by it being carried out in American signal language by model-dancer Anjel Piñero.
Malone will even feature in a Super Bowl ad for Bud Gentle throughout Sunday’s recreation, the place he stars alongside Peyton Manning.
Whereas the native Texan is a Cowboys fan, Malone is anticipated to cheer for the Chiefs. He as soon as revealed that he obtained a tattoo of Travis Kelce’s autograph on his arm after dropping a beer pong wager to the Kansas Metropolis tight finish.
Put up is one in every of three performers for the pregame, alongside Reba McEntire, who will sing the nationwide anthem, and Andra Day, who performd “Lift Every Voice and Sing.” The Tremendous Bowl formally integrated “America the Stunning” into the pregame part of the soccer recreation starting in 2009.
Babyface sang “America the Stunning” final 12 months, whereas Jhené Aiko did so the 12 months earlier than.