*Mariah Carey and No Doubt have been announced as performers for the hour-long NFL pre-game show ahead of the season’s first game on Sept. 5, while Cee Lo Green will handle the intro to NFL Network’s “Thursday Night Football” this year.

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Before the New York Giants and Dallas Cowboys kick off at the MetLife Stadium in New Jersey, Carey and the reunited pop band No Doubt will take the stage during a special airing at 7:30 p.m. on NBC.

Carey, 42, said she’s thrilled to be performing in her hometown and wants to make the new season’s launch “even more festive.”

Cee-Lo Green attending the Los Angeles premiere of ‘Sparkle’ held at the Grauman’s Chinese Theatre in Los Angeles. (August 16, 2012)

Cee Lo, meanwhile, has written a song called “I Love Football” to the tune of the Ramones’ “Blitzkrieg Bop” that will open the NFL Network’s Thursday night games. Coverage starts at 8 p.m.