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Royals did not push for Lorde to sing at World Series
Royals did not push for Lorde to sing at World Series

It would be the perfect pairing of sports and pop culture: Lorde singing "Royals" at Game 1 of the Kansas City Royals' first World Series game in 29 years. The inspiration for the hit song, after all, was the singer seeing a picture of Kansas City's greatest player, George Brett, in his Royals jersey. However, when the Royals provided Major League Baseball with their list of proposed World Series entertainers, Lorde was not among them, said Kevin Uhlich, the Royals' senior vice president of business operations. "It's a great song," Uhlich said. "I'm not so sure those lyrics are exactly what we wanted." You could see where the...

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