Super Bowl LVI pre-game entertainment lineup announced
NEW YORK – The NFL today announced the pregame entertainment lineup for Super Bowl LVI in Los Angeles, which will be played at SoFi Stadium in Inglewood, Calif., on Sunday, February 13, 2022. The game will be aired on NBC and Telemundo, and streamed. live on Peacock.
Multi-Grammy nominated artist Mickey Guyton will sing the national anthem. Mickey’s groundbreaking debut album, Remember Her Name, recently garnered a Grammy nomination for Best Country Album of the Year, First-Ever by a Black Artist, as well as nominations for Best Country Song and Best Performance. country solo.
Six-time Grammy-nominated hitmaker Jhené Aiko will sing America the Beautiful. Jhené’s 2020 album Chilombo was nominated for the Grammy Awards “Album of the Year”. ”
On behalf of the National Association of the Deaf (NAD), renowned actress Sandra Mae Frank will perform the national anthem and America the Beautiful in American Sign Language.
American urban contemporary gospel duo Mary Mary accompanied by LA Phil’s YOLA (Youth Orchestra Los Angeles) perform Lift Every Voice and Sing, conducted by LA Phil’s Hollywood Bowl Orchestra Principal Conductor Thomas Wilkins.
Before the game, multi-platinum GRAMMY award-winning artist/DJ/producer Zedd,will act as the official pre-game DJ during the players’ warm-up.
In honor of the Air Force’s 75th anniversary, the service will perform a one-of-a-kind flyover over SoFi Stadium during the National Anthem. The Air Force Heritage Flight will be a formation consisting of a P-51 Mustang, an A-10C Thunderbolt II, an F-16 Fighting Falcon, an F-22 Raptor and an F-35A Lightning II.
The NFL previously announced that hitmakers Dr. Dre, Snoop Dogg, Eminem, Mary J. Blige and Kendrick Lamar will headline the Pepsi Super Bowl LVI Halftime Show which will be produced by DPS with Roc Nation and Jesse Collins as as executive producers, and Hamish Hamilton as director.
About Mickey Guyton: Capitol Nashville’s Mickey Guyton “lifts the rafters and distills emotion with impeccable clarity. Its high notes thrill, its nuance in the narration captivates. A star of our time claims his place” (NPR). Guyton recently released his critically acclaimed debut album, Remember Her Name, which was hailed by The Associated Press as “a powerful, personal debut” and Slate as a “scorching recovery of a genre”. With Remember Her Name, Mickey made history as the first black artist to earn a GRAMMY nomination for Best Country Album. The title track “Remember Her Name” also earned Mickey GRAMMY nominations for Best Country Song and Best Country Solo Performance. This follows last year’s breakthrough GRAMMY nomination as the first-ever black female solo artist to earn a nod in a country category (Best Country Solo Performance) for “Black Like Me” which she performed. as part of the award ceremony. “Black Like Me” was named one of the Top 10 All-Genre Songs of 2020 by NPR, Billboard and Associated Press. She also co-hosted the 56th Academy of Country Music Awards on CBS with Keith Urban and was recently named CMT’s Breakout Artist of the Year.
About Jhené Aiko: Six-time Grammy-nominated hitmaker, author and poet has been at the forefront of a new wave of contemporary music for over a decade. Known for experimenting with a range of styles – from psychedelic to classic R&B to incorporating sound healing and the use of sound bowls into her music – the singer/songwriter has collaborated with Drake, Childish Gambino, John Legend , Summer Walker, Big Sean, Saweetie and many more. Jhené Aiko capped off a breakthrough year in 2020 with over three billion streams worldwide and three Grammy nominations for his R&B masterpiece, Chilombo, including the prestigious ‘Album of the Year’. Chilombo has been nominated for four Billboard Music Awards, an American Music Award for Best Female Soul/R&B, two Soul Train Awards, and won the NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Album.
About Mary Mary: Mary Mary is the multi-Grammy® and multi-award winning gospel recording, sister duo of Erica and Tina Campbell. The sisters broke through in 2000 as Mary Mary with the pioneering hit “Shackles (Praise You)”. Since then, the group has won numerous awards, including multiple Grammy® Awards, NAACP Image Awards, American Music Awards, BET Awards, Stellar Awards, Dove Awards, a Soul Train Award and many more. After seven Mary Mary albums and more than 20 years in the music industry, the commercially successful and critically acclaimed duo have sold over six million albums. Both Erica and Tina have launched successful, award-winning solo careers. Erica Campbell’s debut solo album, Help, won a Grammy® for Best Gospel Album. Erica is also the host of the nationally broadcast radio show, “Get Up! Mornings with Erica Campbell”. Tina Campbell independently released her first solo album, It’s Personal, winning an NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Gospel Album. Her single, “Too Hard Not To,” from her follow-up album, It’s Still Personal, received a Grammy® nomination for “Best Gospel Performance/Song.” The sisters executive produced and starred in WE tv’s original hit reality series, Mary Mary, for six seasons. Erica and Tina continue to perform as Mary Mary while embracing their solo careers. They are devoted wives and mothers who feel completely blessed to have such a long and acclaimed career in music, while inspiring countless people with their faith.
About YOLA (Youth Orchestra of Los Angeles): Through YOLA, inspired by LA Music and Artistic Director Phil Gustavo Dudamel’s own training as a young musician, the LA Phil and its community partners provide free instruments, a intensive music education and academic support to over 1,500 young people aged 6-18, enabling them to become essential citizens, creative leaders and agents of change. YOLA musicians perform on acclaimed stages around the world, including the LA Phil’s Hollywood Bowl and the Walt Disney Concert Hall, on national and international television shows, and alongside renowned artists. The program, now in its 15th year, has been considered a national model of music education.
About Sandra Mae Frank: Sandra Mae Frank is an accomplished stage and film actress who regularly appears as Dr. Wilder on NBC’s New Amsterdam. Her many references include television roles: Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist (NBC), Daybreak (Netflix), Switched at Birth (Freeform); in cinema: Season of Love, Entangled, Soul to Keep, The Sound of Fear; in music videos: I Dare You by Kelly Clarkson, American Author’s Pride; and in theatre: Spring Awakening on Broadway, as well as regional theater productions. Sandra Mae Frank grew up participating in the National Association of the Deaf (NAD) Youth Leadership Program. NAD recognized her in 2019 for her impressive work on stage and in film with the 2019 NAD Matlin Impact Award.
About Zedd:Multi-platinum, GRAMMY® Award-winning recording artist/DJ/producer Zedd debuted with “Clarity” after signing with Interscope in 2012 and has since broken down barriers surrounding musical genres. Throughout his career, Zedd has worked with a wide range of artists to create hits including Foxes on “Clarity” (which won Zedd a 2014 GRAMMY® “Best Dance Recording”), Hayley Williams on the hit RIAA-certified platinum, “Stay The Night” (which has racked up over a billion streams), and Selena Gomez on the platinum-certified track, “I Want You To Know,” which spent four weeks at number one on the charts.” Billboard’s Hot Dance/Electronic Songs. He also collaborated with Alessia Cara on their single “Stay”, which amassed over 4.7 billion streams worldwide, held No. 1 on the Radio Top 40 for six consecutive weeks and earned Zedd his second nomination. at the GRAMMY® Awards, and with Maren Morris and Gray on the monster hit The Middle”, which landed Zedd #2 on Radio’s Top 40. Digitally, the song has over 4 billion plays worldwide and has earned Zedd received three GRAMMY® nominations, including “Record Of The Year”, “Song Of The Year” and “Best Pop Duo Or Group Performance”.