Kelly Clarkson, Seal to sing national anthem at Indy 500

MusicEntertainmentMusic IndustryHuman InterestKelly ClarksonIndianapolis 500Sports

The Indianapolis Motor Speedway announced Wednesday American Idol winner Kelly Clarkson and Grammy Award winner Seal will perform the national anthem as a duet before the Indianapolis 500 on Sunday, May 29th. The two will be accompanied by grammy-winning song writer and music producer David Foster on piano.

Clarkson and Seal will be the first duet of the anthem accompanied by a piano in the 100-year history of the race.

"We're thrilled to welcome David Foster, Seal and Kelly Clarkson to perform the national anthem before such a historic occasion as the 100th Anniversary Indianapolis 500," said Jeff Belskus, Indianapolis Motor Speedway Corporation president and chief executive officer. "This will be a special performance that will pay tribute to our great nation and its military, a moment our fans will cherish for a long time."

Foster is a 16-time Grammy-winning music producer and songwriter. Known as "The Hit Man," Foster has been an integral part of the biggest and best talents in the music industry including Celine Dion, Barbra Streisand, Whitney Houston, Andrea Bocelli, Chicago, Michael Bublé, Madonna, Michael Jackson, Josh Groban, Earth Wind & Fire, N'Sync, The Corrs, Natalie Cole, Kenny Loggins, Kenny Rogers, Chaka Khan, The Tubes, All 4 One, Michael Bolton, Brandy and a few thousand more.

Copyright © 2014, Los Angeles Times
Related Content
MusicEntertainmentMusic IndustryHuman InterestKelly ClarksonIndianapolis 500Sports
Comments
Loading