Past Super Bowl national anthem and halftime performers

Super Bowl Entertainment

National Anthem and Halftime Show Performers

For each Super Bowl various singers, performers, and artists are invited to provide entertainment for the millions of football fans watching. First of all a solo singer or band sings the National Anthem (The Star-Spangled Banner) at the start of the superbowl. During half time either one act, or many acts, perform during the famous super bowl halftime show.

Below is a list of all the past superbowls and for each year the performers who sung the national anthem and the acts involved with the half time show are listed for each Super Bowl.

On a related theme: Past Super Bowl Winners

Year Super Bowl
National Anthem Performer
Super Bowl
Halftime Show Performers
XLI2007Billy JoelPrince
XL2006Aretha Franklin, & Aaron NevilleThe Rolling Stones
XXXIX2005A joint choir of military cadets
(Alicia Keys singing "America the Beautiful")
Paul McCartney
XXXVIII2004Beyonce KnowlesJanet "wardrobe malfunction" Jackson, Justin Timberlake
XXXVII2003Dixie ChicksShania Twain, No Doubt
XXXVI2002Mariah CareyU2
XXXV2001Backstreet Boys
(America The Beautiful
performed by Ray Charles)
Aerosmith & NSYNC
XXXIV2000Faith HillPhil Collins, Christina Aguilera, Enrique Iglesias, Toni Braxton
XXXIII1999CherStevie Wonder, Gloria Estefan, Big Bad Voodoo Daddy
XXXII1998JewelBoyz II Men, Smokey Robinson, Martha Reeves, Temptations, Queen Latifah
XXXI1997Luther VandrossBlues Brothers - Dan Akroyd, John Goodman, James Belushi, ZZ Top, James Brown
XXX1996Vanessa WilliamsDiana Ross
XXIX1995Kathie Lee GiffordPatti LaBelle, Tony Bennett, Arturo Sandoval, Miami Sound Machine
XXVIII1994Natalie ColeClint Black, Tanya Tucker, Travis Tritt, Wynonna & Naomi Judd
XXVII1993Garth BrooksMichael Jackson
XXVI1992Harry Connick, Jr.Gloria Estefan, Brian Boitano, Dorothy Hamill
XXV1991Whitney HoustonNew Kids on the Block
XXIV1990Aaron NevillePete Fountain, Doug Kershaw, Irma Thomas
XXIII1989Billy JoelSouth Florida-area dancers and performers
XXII1988Herb AlpertChubby Checker, Rockettes & 88 grand pianos
XXI1987Neil DiamondSouthern California-area high school drill teams and dancers
XX1986Wynton MarsalisUp With People
XIX1985Children's Choir of San FranciscoU.S. Air Force Band: "Tops in Blue"
XVIII1984Barry ManilowUniversity of Florida and Florida State University Bands
XVII1983Leslie EsterbrookLos Angeles Super Drill Team
XVI1982Diana RossUp With People
XV1981Helen O'ConnellSouthern University Band, Helen O'Connell
XIV1980Cheryl LaddUp With People
XIII1979The Colgate ThirteenKen Hamilton, various Caribbean Bands
XII1978Phyllis Kelly of NE Louisiana State UniversityTyler Apache Belles, Pete Fountain & Al Hirt
XI1977Vikki Carr (America the Beautiful)Los Angeles Unified All-City Band & Crowd Participation
X1976Tom SullivanUp With People
IX1975Grambling University BandMercer Ellington & Grambling University Bands
VIII1974Charlie PrideUniversity of Texas Band
VII1973Little Angels of Holy Angels Church (Chicago)University of Michigan Band & Woody Herman
VI1972U.S. Air Force Academy ChoraleElla Fitzgerald, Carol Channing, Al Hirt & U.S. Marine Corps Drill Team
V1971Tommy Loy (Trumpeter)Anita Bryant & The Golden Eagles Marching Band from Southeast Missouri State College
IV1970Al HirtCarol Channing
III1969Anita BryantFlorida A&M University
II1968Grambling University BandGrambling University Band
I1967University of Arizona Symphonic Marching
Band and Grambling Band
University of Arizona Marching Band

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