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Super Bowl XLVIII: Watch Renee Fleming sing 'The Star-Spangled Banner'
Super Bowl XLVIII: Watch Renee Fleming sing 'The Star-Spangled Banner'

The Seattle Seahawks took home the Super Bowl championship on Sunday, roundly beating the Denver Broncos, 43-8. Another big winner for the evening was operatic soprano Renée Fleming, whose near flawless rendition of "The Star-Spangled Banner" provided a rousing start to pro football's biggest night.  Fleming, wearing a black dress with a white wrap, sang the national anthem to a recording provided by the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra, with a military chorus.  Here's a video of Fleming performing the national anthem. The live announcer introduced Fleming as a "Grammy Award winner and soprano superstar" before she began the performance at...

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