Watch Andra Day Perform “Lift Every Voice and Sing” at Super Bowl 2024

Andra Day, February 2024 (Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Andra Day opened proceedings at the 2024 Super Bowl, singing “Lift Every Voice and Sing.” The singer and actress, who won a Golden Globe for her portrayal of Billie Holliday in the film The United States vs. Billie Holliday, performed the Black national anthem ahead of the game at the Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas. Day was joined by backup singers and American Sign Language interpreter Shaheem Sanzchez. Watch it happen below.

After Day, Post Malone sang “America the Beautiful” and Reba McEntire did “The Star-Spangled Banner,” before Usher took over for the halftime show.

Andra Day recently announced a new album, Cassandra, with the single “Where Do We Go.” The album is due out this spring.

Originally Appeared on Pitchfork