NFL confirms 2023 Super Bowl pregame lineup with Chris Stapleton, Sheryl Lee Ralph, Babyface, and more
Super Bowl LVII will take place on Sunday, Feb. 12, and will be broadcast live on FOX at 6:30 p.m. EST/ 3:30 p.m. PST.
Super Bowl LVII is coming up and the NFL has announced that Chris Stapleton, Sheryl Lee Ralph, Babyface, and more will be a part of the 2023 Super Bowl pregame show.
Although it’s too early to know which two teams will be going head to head at Super Bowl LVII, the official Super Bowl pregame lineup is starting to build the excitement around the iconic annual sports event.
On January 24, the NFL took to their social media to share the exciting news of the Super Bowl pregame show lineup with both music and sports fans.
Chris Stapleton will be performing the national anthem alongside Oscar-winning actor Troy Kotsur who will be the sign language interpreter, Babyface is set to perform “America the Beautiful,” with an Arizona Navajo Nation member signing, and Sheryl Lee Ralph will perform “Lift Every Voice and Sing” with the help of Justina Miles who will be performing sign duties.
“Your Super Bowl LVII Pregame Lineup - @chrisstapleton @babyface @thesherylleeralph. You won’t want to miss it. 19 days to go. #SBLVII -- Sunday, Feb. 12 on FOX .” the Instagram post read.
Stapleton now joins the long list of stars who have had the chance to sing the national anthem at a Super Bowl game. Previous artists such as Diana Ross, Billy Joel, Whitney Houston, Garth Brooks, Cher, Backstreet Boys, Mariah Carey, Jennifer Hudson, Carrie Underwood, Lady Gaga, Luke Bryan, Pink, and more.
Stars react to the news
After the big announcement, the performers took to social media in reaction to the news.
Babyface posted a photo of the announcement to his Instagram with the caption: “Truly excited and honored to perform America the Beautiful at Super Bowl LVII and to be a part of this pregame lineup. @nfl @nflonfox @rocnation #SBLVII 2.12.23 on FOX.”
Emmy Award-Winning Sheryl Lee Ralph posted a photo to Instagram with the caption “Come on now. Don’t you ever give up on you baby! I’ll be singing Lift Every Voice and Sing at Super Bowl LVII – See you there. @nfl @nflonfox @rocnation #SBLVII 2.12.23 on FOX.”
Stapleton also shared the news on his Instagram and received comments from multiple celebrities sharing their excitement for the 44-year-old country singer.
Mickey Guyton who sang the national anthem last year commented “You was made for this moment and I can’t wait to watch. Enjoy every minute and don’t forget to breathe.”
While fellow country artist Ashland Craft wrote: “The only reason I will be watching the Super Bowl.”
Rihanna to headline the Super Bowl LVII halftime show
This year’s Super Bowl halftime show might be one of the most anticipated performances to date. After six years singer/ songwriter Rihanna is set to take the halftime show stage by storm.
Announced back in September 2022, with a simple post of her hand holding an NFL football.
Rihanna just went on to release her first teaser trailer for the event as well as her own Savage X Fenty and game day collaboration clothing line which is available on her brands’ website.
How to watch Super Bowl LVII.
Super Bowl LVII will take place on Sunday, Feb. 12 at State Farm Stadium in Glendale, Arizona. For music and sports fans who can’t be there in person, the event will be broadcast live on FOX at 6:30 p.m. EST/ 3:30 p.m. PST.