*Before the Pittsburgh Steelers take on the Green Bay Packers in the Super Bowl on Feb 6, Christina Aguilera will take care of the national anthem, Fox television and the National Football League announced on Monday.
“I have been performing the anthem since I was seven years old and I must say the Super Bowl is a dream come true,” the five-time Grammy award winning singer-songwriter said in a statement. “I am really excited to be part of such an iconic event.”
Aguilera, who made her movie debut in December as the star of the musical “Burlesque” previously performed at the Super Bowl halftime show in 2000.
The performers at this year’s halftime show will be The Black Eyed Peas.