Wearing an all-black, Chris Stapleton performed “The Star-Spangled Banner” ahead of the Super Bowl 2023 game between the Philadelphia Eagles and Kansas City Chiefs on Sunday, Feb. 12.
Fans praised country singer Chris Stapleton’s soulful rendition of the US national anthem.
Stapleton’s version of ‘The Star Spangled Banner on Sunday’ drew comparisons to Whitney Houston’s incredible pre-game performance in 1991.
Philadelphia Eagles Head Coach Nick Sirianni looked emotional during the performance, with large tears rolling down both cheeks.
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