Babyface will be vocalizing “America the Beautiful” at Super Bowl LVII next month … and the R&B legend informs us he never ever anticipated in a million years he’d be tapped for the honor.
TMZ Hip Hop sliced it up with Babyface quickly after the NFL and Roc Nation’s Tuesday early morning statement, and he was currently forecasting he’ll be a tired out mess leading up to video game day — however he still intends on offering the countless audiences a sincere efficiency that showcases his skills!!!
Face understands he’s got huge shoes to fill … the late Ray Charles’ performance of ‘ATB’ — carried out at Super Bowl XXXV in 2001 — is commemorated in the Grammy Hall of Fame, and is a radio staple every 4th of July.
He states the tune speaks to his soul melodically, so he intends on assembling among his traditional Babyface plans — and includes he’ll even have some magnificent motivation.
Making the unique efficiency a lot more unique is the reality he’s partnering with the clothes business Shine the Light On — an unique cooperation to pay tribute to his mom, who died in 2012.
Fair to state Babyface will have some angels on his shoulder on Super Bowl Sunday, since he’s likewise considering late sibling … After 7 vocalist Melvin Edmonds, who passed away in 2019, and was a passionate football fan.
He isn’t the only entertainer who’s confessed to pregame jitters — when we spoke to Rihanna in 2015, she copped to being a little anxious for her Halftime Show efficiency. Yes, even super stars get butterflies!!!
But, Babyface has absolutely no doubts RiRi will eliminate it, and he drifted his dreams to record with her down the line.
The R&B master has a hectic schedule this year himself … with a luxurious edition of his last album “Girls Night Out” and a trip with the matchless Anita Baker — however not prior to he brings your home down a couple of weeks from now in Arizona!!!
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