Everybody Not Woke: Black Celebrities Who Performed The National Anthem was originally published on thebeatdfw.com

1. Jennifer Hudson – Super Bowl XLIII Pre-Game Show

Jennifer Hudson – Super Bowl XLIII Pre-Game Show

Singer Jennifer Hudson performs the national anthem during the pre-game show prior to the start of Super Bowl XLIII between the Arizona Cardinals and the Pittsburgh Steelers on February 1, 2009 at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Florida. (Photo by Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic) arts culture and entertainment,horizontal,usa,performance,singer,gulf coast states,stadium,pittsburgh steelers,jennifer hudson,national anthem,arizona cardinals,tampa,raymond james stadium,game show,florida […]

2. Aretha Franklin – Super Bowl XL – Pittsburgh Steelers v Seattle Seahawks

Aretha Franklin – Super Bowl XL – Pittsburgh Steelers v Seattle Seahawks

DETROIT, MI – FEBRUARY 5: Singer Aretha Franklin sings the National Anthem prior to the start of Super Bowl XL between the Pittsburgh Steelers and Seattle Seahawks February 5, 2006 at Ford Field in Detroit, Michigan. The Steelers won the game 21-10. (Photo by Focus on Sport/Getty Images) vertical,usa,singer,sport,michigan,american football – sport,seattle seahawks,nfl,aretha franklin,singing,pittsburgh steelers,ford […]

3. Beyonce – Pepsi Super Bowl XLVII Halftime Show Press Conference

Beyonce – Pepsi Super Bowl XLVII Halftime Show Press Conference

NEW ORLEANS, LA – JANUARY 31: Beyonce performs the National Anthem at the Pepsi Super Bowl XLVII Halftime Show Press Conference at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center on January 31, 2013 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Christopher Polk/Getty Images) celebrities,people,one person,arts culture and entertainment,horizontal,usa,adult,one woman only,adults only,topics,topix,bestof,performance,smiling,dress,new orleans,gulf coast states,mini dress,long hair,beyonce knowles,singing,brown […]

4. Luther Vandross

Luther Vandross

26 Jan 1997: Singer Luther Vandross performs the National Anthem at Super Bowl XXXI between the New England Patriots and the Green Bay Packers at the Superdome in New Orleans, Louisiana. The Packers won the game, 35-21. usa,performance,singer,sport,1990-1999,new orleans,american football – sport,nfl,stadium,louisiana superdome,green bay packers,luther vandross,national anthem,new england patriots,superhero,nfc north

5. Vanessa Williams – SBXXX

Vanessa Williams – SBXXX

28 Jan 1996: Singer Vanessa Williams sings the national anthem prior to the Dallas Cowboys game versus the Pittsburgh Steelers in Super Bowl XXX at Sun Devil Stadium in Tempe, Arizona. The Cowboys defeated the Steelers 27-17. Mandatory Credit: Mike Powe usa,singer,sport,1990-1999,arizona,american football – sport,nfl,stadium,singing,dallas cowboys,pittsburgh steelers,national anthem,vanessa l. williams,tempe – arizona,nfc east,sun devil stadium,super […]

6. Whitney Houston – Sings National Anthem At Super Bowl XXV

Whitney Houston – Sings National Anthem At Super Bowl XXV

TAMPA, FL – JANUARY 27: Whitney Houston sings the National Anthem during the pregame show at Super Bowl XXV while tens of thousands of football fans wave tiny American flags in an incredible outburst of patriotism during the Persian Gulf War on 01/27/1991. (Photo by Michael Zagaris/Getty Images) microphone,color image,photography,people,full length,one person,arts culture and entertainment,horizontal,usa,awe,sport,abundance,flag,1990-1999,whitney […]

7. Alicia Keys – Super Bowl XLVII – Baltimore Ravens v San Francico 49ers

Alicia Keys – Super Bowl XLVII – Baltimore Ravens v San Francico 49ers

NEW ORLEANS, LA – FEBRUARY 03: Singer Alicia Keys performs the National Anthem prior to Super Bowl XLVII between the San Francisco 49ers and the Baltimore Ravens at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on February 3, 2013 in New Orleans, Louisiana. The Ravens won 34-31. (Photo by Focus on Sport/Getty Images) horizontal,usa,performance,singer,sport,new orleans,gulf coast states,american football – […]

8. Natalie Cole – Super Bowl XXVIII – Dallas Cowboys v Buffalo Bills

Natalie Cole – Super Bowl XXVIII – Dallas Cowboys v Buffalo Bills

ATLANTA, GA – JANUARY 30: Singer Natalie Cole sings the National Anthem prior to the start of Super Bowl XXVIII between the Dallas Cowboys and Buffalo Bills on January 30, 1994 at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta, Georgia. The Cowboys won the Super Bowl 30 -13. (Photo by Focus on Sport/Getty Images) horizontal,usa,singer,sport,1990-1999,american football – […]

9. Marvin Gaye

Marvin Gaye

Marvin Gaye performed National Anthem at 1983 NBA All-Star game.

10. Monica

Monica

Monica performed the National Anthem at the 2010 NBA Finals.

11. Patti LaBelle

Patti LaBelle

Patti LaBelle performs the National Anthem at the 2002 NBA All-Star game.

12. Fantasia – 2004 Major League Baseball All-Star Game – July 13, 2004

Fantasia – 2004 Major League Baseball All-Star Game – July 13, 2004

Fantasia Barrino, third winner of ‘American Idol’ sings the National Anthem during the 75th Major League Baseball All-Star Game at Minute Maid Park in Houston, Texas on July 13, 2004. The American League won 9-4. (Photo by Steve Grayson/WireImage) usa,sport,baseball – sport,texas,houston – texas,stadium,reality tv,winning,singing,fantasia barrino,american idol,national anthem,all star game,mlb all star game,minute maid park,american […]

13. Brandy – Sony Ericsson Open – Day 5

Brandy – Sony Ericsson Open – Day 5

KEY BISCAYNE, FL – MARCH 26: Actor and singer Brandy performs the National Anthem prior to the match between Rafael Nadal of Spain and Kei Nishikori of Japan during the Sony Ericsson Open at Crandon Park Tennis Center on March 26, 2011 in Key Biscayne, Florida. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images) vertical,people,one person,arts culture and […]

14. Jordin Sparks – Seattle Seahawks v Arizona Cardinals

Jordin Sparks – Seattle Seahawks v Arizona Cardinals

GLENDALE, AZ – DECEMBER 21: Singer Jordin Sparks performs the National Anthem before the NFL game between the Seattle Seahawks and Arizona Cardinals at the University of Phoenix Stadium on December 21, 2014 in Glendale, Arizona. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images) people,one person,arts culture and entertainment,horizontal,usa,waist up,music,performance,singer,sport,american football – sport,seattle seahawks,nfl,stadium,match – sport,national anthem,arizona cardinals,glendale […]

15. Mariah Carey – Super Bowl XXXVI – Pre-Game Show

Mariah Carey – Super Bowl XXXVI – Pre-Game Show

Mariah Carey sings National Anthem. (Photo by Theo Wargo/Getty Images) people,one person,horizontal,usa,performance,sport,new orleans,american football – sport,nfl,three quarter length,singing,louisiana,mariah carey,national anthem

16. Anthony Hamilton – Jordan Classic All American Game

Anthony Hamilton – Jordan Classic All American Game

CHARLOTTE, NC – APRIL 16: Musician Anthony Hamilton sing the national Anthem before the 2011 Jordan Brand All-American Classic at the Time Warner Cable Arena on April 16, 2011 in Charlotte, North Carolina. (Photo by Kelly Kline/Getty Images) vertical,horizontal,musician,usa,waist up,sport,basketball – sport,singing,charlotte – north carolina,national anthem,anthony hamilton – singer,jordan brand,north carolina – us state,spectrum center,high […]

17. Kansas City Chiefs vs Baltimore Ravens – October 4, 2004

Kansas City Chiefs vs Baltimore Ravens - October 4, 2004 Source:Getty

Dru Hill sing the National Anthem before the October 4, 2004 on Monday Night Football at Baltimore, Maryland. The 0 – 3 Kansas City Chiefs defeated the Baltimore Ravens 27 – 24. (Photo by Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images) horizontal,usa,sport,american football – sport,nfl,singing,baltimore – maryland,dru hill,national anthem,monday night football,maryland – state

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