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The Super Bowl is historically the most-watched television program in the United States, with excitement surrounding the game like no other and a level of entertainment far beyond the action on the field. The pregame festivities and ceremonies, as well as the halftime show, make the big game an important moment in pop culture.

We already know that Rihanna will be performing the Super Bowl LVII halftime show and the NFL announced the rest of the Super Bowl entertainment on Tuesday.

Eight-time Grammy winner Chris Stapleton will perform the national anthem before the game. The country music singer also has 15 Country Music Association and 10 Academy of Country Music Awards.

Babyface will perform “America the Beautiful” before kickoff. The 64-year-old is a 12-time Grammy Award-winning recording artist, songwriter and producer with 125 Top 10 hits, 44 No. 1 R&B hits and 16 No. 1 pop hits.

“Lift Every Voice and Sing” will be sung by Emmy, Critics Choice and Independent Spirit Award-winning actress Sheryl Lee Ralph. The 66-year-old actor has a successful acting career and has been nominated for a Golden Globe and an NAACP Image Award.

Arizona resident Troy Kotsur will perform the National Anthem in American Sign Language (ASL) on behalf of the National Association of the Deaf (NAD). Kotsur was the second deaf person in history to receive an Oscar for his role in the film CODA.

Colin Denny of the Navajo Nation in Arizona will be signing America the Beautiful. Deaf performer Justina Miles will sign “Lift Every Voice and Sing” and also perform an ASL halftime show.

In honor of the 50th anniversary of women flying in the US Navy, the flight will include female aviators as part of the formation.

Now that we know what all the pre-match ceremonies will be like, we just need to know which teams will compete for the Lombardi Trophy. The Cincinnati Bengals and Kansas City Chiefs meet in the AFC Championship Game on Sunday, while the San Francisco 49ers travel to Philadelphia for the NFC Championship Game.


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