Country icon Reba McEntire’s rendition of the National Anthem at Super Bowl LVIII moved fans and players. Chiefs’ defensive lineman Chris Jones was visibly moved to tears, while quarterback Patrick Mahomes also showed emotion.
McEntire, a Grammy winner, delivered a flawless performance, earning praise for its talent and depth. Fans took to social media to commend her and Jones’ raw emotion.
Despite being her first Super Bowl anthem, McEntire is no stranger to the song, having sung it numerous times over her 50-year career. She was discovered while performing it at the National Finals Rodeo in 1974. Reflecting on the occasion, McEntire expressed her honor at being part of the historic event.