Christina Aguilera will sing the national anthem at this year's Super Bowl.
The National Football League and Fox network announced Monday that the
30-year-old five-time Grammy winner will perform during the festivities before the Pittsburgh Steelers face the Green Bay Packers.
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Aguilera is no stranger to the NFL stage. She was part of the halftime show at the 2000 Super Bowl.
"I have been performing the anthem since I was 7 years old and I must say the Super Bowl is a dream come true," she said in a statement. "I am really excited to be part of such an iconic event."
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Previous performers of "The Star-Spangled Banner" at the Super Bowl include Carrie Underwood, Billy Joel, Diana Ross, Neil Diamond, Mariah Carey and Beyonce Knowles.
Super Bowl XLV will be played Feb. 6 at Cowboys Stadium in Arlington, Texas.