2024 Super Bowl on Sunday.The “Rise Up” singer, 39, performed the Black national anthem, “Lift Every Voice and Sing,” at the Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas before the big game kicked off.
She rocked a plethora of gold jewelry for her performance and a gray pantsuit.“More than anything, it’s an honor, you know, it’s exciting,” Day expressed during a pre-game Apple Music press conference. “And it feels intentional.
I like to do things with intention and with purpose,” she added. Actor Shaheem Sanchez carried out Day’s performance in American Sign Language.“It’s a hymn of triumph, and that’s what I want people to encounter when I sing this song.
I want them to know that we have victory and we have peace already… It feels like there’s an honor,” she went on.Day joked that she wanted to have an “out of body experience while performing” the song for the masses.The song “Lift Every Voice and Sing” was penned by former NAACP leader James Weldon Johnson as a poem in 1900.Read more on nypost.com