Alicia Keys' National Anthem Performance Longest in Super Bowl History

Alicia Keys' National Anthem Performance Longest in Super Bowl History
There were quite a few records set at last night's Big Game from network ratings to incredible touchdown runs, but Alicia Keys' soulful take on the national anthem was the real standout. The R&B superstar's piano rendition of "The Star Spangled Banner" officially was the longest in Super Bowl history, according to USA Today, after it clocked in at 156.4 seconds. Keys' pitch-perfect version surpassed Natalie Cole's milestone 152-second salute to the Stars and Stripes at the 1994 Super Bowl. The last artist to best the two-minute mark with Francis Scott Key's patriotic (and octave-challenging) song was Jennifer Hudson at the 2009 Super Bowl....
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