For Super Bowl LVI, “America the Beautiful” is being carried out by R&B artist Jhene Aiko. Here is what it’s worthwhile to learn about her.
Aiko Has Been Nominated For 6 Grammy Awards
Since bursting onto the music scene in 2014, Aiko has earned herself six Grammy Award nominations, together with Best R&B Song for “The Worst,” “Best Urban Contemporary Album for “Sail Out,” and Album of the Year for “Chilombo.”
Her bio within the NFL press launch is as follows:
Six-time Grammy-nominated hitmaker, writer and poet – has been on the forefront of a brand new wave of latest music for greater than a decade. Known for experimenting with a spread of types – from psychedelic to basic R&B to incorporating sound therapeutic and using sound bowls in her music – the singer/songwriter has collaborated with Drake, Childish Gambino, John Legend, Summer Walker, Big Sean, Saweetie and plenty of others.
Jhené Aiko topped a breakthrough yr in 2020 with over three billion streams worldwide and three Grammy nominations for her R&B masterpiece, Chilombo, together with the distinguished ‘Album Of The Year.’ Chilombo was nominated for 4 Billboard Music Awards, an American Music Award for Best Soul/R&B feminine, two Soul Train Awards, and gained the NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Album.
In an Instagram put up after she was introduced as a Super Bowl performer, Aiko cheekily instructed her followers that she is from a home divided — “My daddy’s from Cincinnati, mother is from L.A ‘America the Beautiful.’ Only 12 days till the massive recreation. SEE YOU THERE!”
When she performs “America the Beautiful,” Aiko will be part of an illustrious group. Past performers of the music on the Super Bowl embody H.E.R., Yolanda Adams, Chloe x Halle, Leslie Odom Jr., John Legend, Queen Latifah, Jennifer Hudson, Faith Hill, and Ray Charles.
Super Bowl LVI is a match-up between the Los Angeles Rams and the Cincinnati Bengals. The Rams beforehand gained two NFL championships previous to the AFL-NFL merger, in 1945 and 1951, then they gained the Super Bowl in 1999. The Cincinnati Bengals have been to the Super Bowl twice earlier than however have by no means gained a championship.
The Other Performers
During the pre-game phase, actress Halle Berry is internet hosting a star-studded tribute to soccer and Hollywood that additionally options artist Carrie Underwood, comic Kevin Hart, and former soccer superstars Marcus Allen, James Harrison, Ronnie Lott, Peyton Manning, Joe Namath, and Mike Singletary.
Country star Mickey Guyton is performing the National Anthem and gospel duo Mary Mary, accompanied by the Los Angeles Philharmonic YOLA (Youth Orchestra Los Angeles), is performing “Lift Every Voice and Sing.”
The 2022 Super Bowl halftime show will characteristic a tribute to rap and R&B music with 5 superstars from the genres: Dr. Dre, Snoop Dogg, Eminem, Mary J. Blige, and Kendrick Lamar. But this yr, for the very first time, the Super Bowl halftime show will als embody American Sign Language artists — deaf musicians Warren “Wawa” Snipe and Sean Forbes will likely be signing the halftime show.
The 2022 Super Bowl pre-game protection airs from 1 p.m. to six:30 p.m. Eastern and 10 a.m. to three:30 p.m. Pacific occasions on NBC. The recreation kicks off at 6:30 p.m. Eastern and three:30 p.m. Pacific on NBC.