Top 10 Memorable National Anthem Performances

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In tribute to Whitney Houston, it’s been an All-Whitney-Music-Day today and of course one performance that comes to mind is her timeless and classic rendition of “Star Spangled Banner,” which reigns supreme.

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The 1991 Super Bowl XXV performance by Whitney Houston trumps all past and future national anthem performances, and the unforgettable execution of the song lead to the release of a charity single by Arista Records.  Thus, we were inspired to create a list of best national anthem performances at sporting events throughout the years.

Check out the Top 10 performances below:

10) Glee (Really, Amber P. Riley!), World Series Game 3 (2009)

9) Kelly Clarkson, Thanksgiving Day at a Dallas Cowboys Game (2006)

8) Luther Vandross, Super Bowl XXXI (1997)

7) Monica, 2010 NBA Finals Game 3

6) Mariah Carey, Super Bowl XXXVI (2002)

5) Aaliyah, 1995 NBA Finals Game 1

4) Jennifer Hudson, Super Bowl XLIII (2009)

3) Beyonce at Super Bowl XXXVIII (2004)

2) Marvin Gaye, 1983 NBA All-Star Game

1) Whitney Houston, Super Bowl XXV (1991)

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