LDS Singer Gladys Knight Belts Out Beautiful National Anthem
ATLANTA, Ga. – Renowned soul singer and member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints Gladys Knight wowed the crowd at Super Bowl LIII with her rendition of the national anthem.
#GladysKnight out here killing it. pic.twitter.com/Y32Qpn6pF3
— Toy Racing (@ToyRacingYT) February 3, 2019
Knight is known for a dramatic and long-winded style and as such, many sportsbooks were taking bets on the length of her anthem-singing.
Unofficial National Anthem time on Gladys Knight is 2:01. Over wins.
Props that also paid off were WEARING A DRESS & NO MIC STAND.
— Darren Rovell (@darrenrovell) February 3, 2019
Social Media Reacts
Many fans of football and Knight, who was born in Atlanta, took to social media to express their appreciation of the singer’s unique interpretation of the national anthem.
Could Gladys Knight be any more awesome? No… no she couldn't.
— Mark Durrant (@DurrantMark) February 3, 2019
Great job Gladys Knight! That was awesome! You made the whole country proud! @NFL @SuperBowl
— Chad Lewis (@Chadlewis89) February 4, 2019
Gladys Knight just gave one of the best National Anthem performances I’ve ever seen! #SuperBowlLlll
— madisontager (@madisontager) February 3, 2019
Gladys Knight rocked the National Anthem with style and grace. An awesome way to start the game! pic.twitter.com/aHAkWbsdIw
— Tony Dungy (@TonyDungy) February 3, 2019
Can @MsGladysKnight sing at halftime too? 😍😍😍 https://t.co/kEhR2fa5g6
— sherylrockin (@sherylrockin) February 3, 2019
Gladys Knight the frontrunner for MVP
— Mark Durrant (@DurrantMark) February 4, 2019