Montell Jordan kicked off last night’s NFL Monday night football game between the Washington Washington Football Team and the Carolina Panthers by performing the Star Spangled Banner. The Grammy-nominated singer and multi-platinum recording artist set up shop by the home team’s Washington Football Team) sideline as he delivered the soulful rendition in front of the […]
A singer knelt while performing the national anthem at a Miami Heat basketball game on Friday and opened her jacket to reveal a shirt that read “Black Lives Matter,” a variation on a protest that has punctuated many U.S. sporting events since the summer. Like other anthem protests, the gesture by Denasia Lawrence was intended […]
San Francisco 49ers quarterback, Colin Kaepernick, is vowing to sit during the national anthem in protest over police killings of African-Americans. Is he being anti-American by expressing his right to protest which is covered under the First Amendment of the Constitution?
Oh, say can you sing? The Cleveland Cavaliers are holding open call national anthem auditions to find talented vocalists to perform during the 2015-16 season.…
Less than 24 hours after Beyoncé‘s inauguration performance of the National Anthem, rumors began swirling that the remarkable rendition was lip-synced. Now, both Alicia Keys and Destiny’s Child bandmateMichelle Williams are coming to Bey’s defense. “What I do know is that Beyoncé is a great performer and she’s an incredible artist with a really, really powerful voice,” Keys told the UK’s […]
Reporters are now speculating that Beyonce’s inaugural performance may have lacked some authenticity. The New York Post – as well as a host of other news organizations – is reporting that Beyoncé didn’t perform the “Star-Spangled Banner” live at President Obama’s inauguration on Monday. She decided at the last minute to use a pre-recorded track according to […]