Reality TV World Show Updates   People News   TV Ratings News   Entertainment News   RealityTVDB   POP Hollywood   Spoiler News
Features & Interviews   Sexy Social Pics of the Day   Things to Know Profiles   Message Boards   Shows Listing

HOME > American Idol > American Idol 3

NFL confirms ex-'Idol' finalist Jennifer Hudson to sing at Super Bowl


By John Bracchitta, 01/14/2009 

Jennifer Hudson's return to the stage won't be at the MusiCares Person of the Year gala after all.

ADVERTISEMENT
The NFL has confirmed the former third-season American Idol finalist will sing the national anthem to kick off Super Bowl XLIII at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa Bay on Sunday, February 1 on NBC.

Hudson's Super Bowl performance will mark her first public performance since the murders of her mother, brother and 7-year-old nephew last October.

Word that Hudson would be performing at the event had previously been reported by E! News on Tuesday.

Performing the national anthem at a nationally televised event won't be anything new to Hudson. She was selected by President-elect Barack Obama to sing the national anthem on the final day of the Democratic National Convention in Denver, CO prior to his acceptance of the party's presidential nomination.

More than 148 million viewers in the U.S. watched Super Bowl XLII in 2008, making it the most-watched television program in history. Super Bowl XLIII will be broadcast worldwide in more than 230 countries and territories.




Get more Reality TV World! Follow us on Twitter, like us on Facebook or add our RSS feed.














Take Our User Survey





Page generated Wed Dec 07, 2016 11:22 am in 0.33634305000305 seconds

About Reality TV World   •   Advertise on Reality TV World  •   Contact Reality TV World  •   Privacy Policy   •   RSS Feed



Page fetched in 0.35022711753845 seconds