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Jordin Sparks Sings The National Anthem

Jordin Sparks Sings The National Anthem

American Idol champ Jordin Sparks (in Dolce & Gabbana) performs “The Star-Spangled Banner (National Anthem)” during the pre-game show prior to the start of Super Bowl XLII on Sunday at the University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, Arizona.

Jordin is the daughter of ex-Giant player Phillippi Sparks and must have joined in on the celebration as the Giants completed an exciting win over the New England Patriots!

When asked what she thought of her performance, Jordin said she was a “very, very, very happy” girl.

WHAT DO YOU THINK of Jordin’s performance?

Jordin Sparks Sings “The Star-Spangled Banner (National Anthem)”
Super Bowl XLII, Sunday, February 3rd
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Photos: Doug Pensinger/Michael Buckner/Harry How/Donald Miralle/Streeter Lecka/Frank Micelotta/Getty
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  • http://justjared Lips,tits,ass and Brad’s lap!

    She did a good job and so did Paula abdul!!!

  • 337445337

    she KILLED IT!!!! AMAZING! one of the best SSB’s i’ve ever heard! GET UM GIRL!

  • Morgan

    She totally lip synched.
    if you pay attention close enough she gets kinda late on the cut offs of her words.
    even when i watched this on tv me and my aunt said that she was totally lip synching.
    but i still love jordin

  • Alice Brazilian! õ/

    3st! \õ/

  • Dal

    I heard she lip-synched? Does anyone sing live anymore?

    And Paula was one notch above Britney’s performance – and that is not a good thing. I miss the 80s Paula who could thrill you with her choreography. She didnt do anything – not even sing- another mediocre lipsynching performance.

  • Nando

    Very nice!

    Dumb clip of planes passing by at the end. LOL

  • Coco

    She did a really good job!

  • http://kenza kenza

    I love this song !

  • duh

    She was lip synching.

  • required

    i thought it was pretty bland and generic considering it was lipsynched.

    but bland and generic is what american idol is all about so what can you expect.

  • Tatum

    she did an amazing job so many of those performances are awful (ashlee simpson kelly clakrson) but she was wonderful!!

  • Steph

    Lip syncing or not, she has an amazing voice. I don’t usually like for people to ad-lib and add differnt dynamics when singing the National Anthem, but she did a good job. Good for her!

  • 337445337

    she didn’t lip sync people! i know. yes, it was pro tooled to make her pitch perfect but it was most certainly live. just not, authentic and raw.

    she has killer vocals anyway, so if she were ever to lip sync no one could say she can’t sing.

  • Maria (Shorty)

    # 6 Nando @ 02/04/2008 at 1:56 pm Very nice!

    Dumb clip of planes passing by at the end. LOL

    Hi Nando. The planes were for our guys/gals in the military. This Super Bowl was dedicated to all our men and women in the military.

  • bejeebus

    lipsyncher….but more bearable then abdul’s mess.

  • alicia

    Definitely not lip synching. There’s no way, she was jittery and nervous leading up to it all week, and the vocals were right on. She really is that good. I thought it was AMAZING!

  • http://justjared Lips,tits,ass and Brad’s lap!

    Hey B I T C H What mess are you talking about?. Paula did a great job. IDIOT.

  • Frenchy

    She was trying to do the Whitney Houston version and well….

    Also I don’t think she was lipsynching because there is always a delay when you sing in a stadium. Even when you speak it takes time for your words to travel up to the crowd. It’s about a one second delay so you’lll see her mouth the words but won’t hear it till1-2 seconds after.

    She seems like a lovely girl.

  • http://justjared Lips,tits,ass and Brad’s lap!

    BUT she did a really good job!

  • Cathy

    Great vocals. Wonderful. Lip synch or not, it is her voice.

  • matt

    she WAS lip syncing.. itunes had the version available 5 mins after her performance and guess what??? NO crowd noises…. go figure!

  • Chelsey

    It was good, nothing spectacular though. It didnt blow me away. Go watch Carrie Underwood sing the National Anthem, you will have goosebumps.

  • bejeebus

    lip, tits…whatever,
    hmmm….someone must be having a bad day to start calling fellow posters names. sorry your life is so sh*tty! it must suck to be you!

    p.s. PAULA SUCKED!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    but what can you expect from a has-been pill-popping mental case who’s face is pulled too tight for it to function properly??? you must identify with her. sigh.

  • http://justjared Lips,tits,ass and Brad’s lap!

    Dumb B I T C H #23. I’m not going to waste my time even talking to you. You’re a low life scum. Do me a favor and hop across the road in busy traffic, OR GO PLAY WITH SOME ONE ELSE.

  • xsleekx

    even though it’s not my own home anthem i can still appreciate it is a really inspiring one and when the right person sings it, it gives you chills. i really like jordin, she has a fab voice.

  • xsleekx

    even though it’s not my own home anthem i can still appreciate it is a really inspiring one and when the right person sings it, it gives you chills. i really like jordin, she has a fab voice.

  • Hannah

    I know for a fact it she lip-synched. She recorded the NA several weeks ago in a studio. ALL people who are performing the NA at the superbowl do that. Jordin was having vocal problems last week, she was hoarse, so she chose to use the studio version and lip synch. It’s no big deal, most of them do it and all of them are given the choice to sing it live or pre-recorded. But the recording was far better than anything she ever sang on Idol. It had been enhanced to cover her very fast vibrato and the shrillness in her voice in the high parts.

  • bejeebus

    loose lips, floppy tits, fat @ss and NEVER gonna get brad’s lap,

    you already did, dummy. you addressed me. b/c you’re old, decrepit and not mentally sound you clearly can’t remember that…..poor useless thing that you are.

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  • cf

    It def. sounded live, unlike the other performances.

  • Lisa

    Yes, she has a nice voice, but she butchered the song. It is not a pop-song, it is our National Anthem. People don’t sing the song the way it was originally written because it is too difficult. I will be impressed when someone sticks to the original melody and gets it right. Until then, it is just singers trying to make the song fit their own vocal range.

  • kim1891uk

    ok im probly gonna get like shot for sayin this but thts the first time ive heard the national anthem and its pretty crap
    it sounds like a maryiah cary song

  • anon

    It was live, there was at one point where she took a breath and you could hear it clearly. LIp-synching the national anthem? Seriously people, I’ve never heard of anyone doing it before. And you could clearly see she was nervous before she sang it and afterwards she looked relieved.

  • woop!

    It was really good but there were too many runs and trill in it for my liking. I till think the best one ever sung was by Josh Groban.

  • Dani

    She looked like she was about to pass out from fear.

    It was good but she’s been spending too much time studying at the Beyonce Knowles school of vocal arrangement and performance.

  • mimi05

    what’s up with her teeth? Are they real or not.

  • sasha

    She was lip syncing but did sound great. But she looked like an idiot. Those facials ticks, her weird hand movements, the awful phoniness of the whole performance. Sound: A++, performance: F—

    Yet another example of the American Idol star machine faltering.

    And, NO, most singers DO NOT lip sync the NA. Only the ones who can’t really perform. (Whitney vs. Ashlee, people)

  • Michelle

    Fantastic!!! F all the haters that say u lipsynched!! They aint got a clue and they most likely jealous!!!

  • Melindawas100xsbtetta

    everyone knows that that anthem was way too looooong and cautious……….. it was like she was ‘walking super-slow crossing a brook.’

    don’t get me wrong it was nice

  • Maria (Shorty)

    She did NOT lip sync. Some of the managers at my job went to the SB and they said there was no trace that she lip synced. Keeping my fingers crossed that it’s not another Whitney Houston thing. I don’t think so. She did look cute in her outit and she’s a pretty girl. Good for her!

  • Ellen

    I really like Jordan Sparks Singing but i wounder who she was cheering for the Giants Or The Patriots I WAS CHEERING FOR THE GIANTS YAHHHHHHHHHHHH GIANTS!!!!!!!!!! WHOO YAHHHH!!!!!!!!

  • mrs channing tatum

    she did really good at first she looked really nervous n at the end you could tell that a lot of pressure went off of her!!! i am sad that the pats lost n tom looked like he was about o cry poor thing but i am really gald that eli won his first super bowl!!!!! goo job eli

  • not-impressed girl

    SHE LIP SYNCHED. Completely. They went in on a close up of her face and she missed the line. Awful. I liked her on idol but for all the people who COULD have sang the anthem, she should have sang. it was not live. trust me. don’t be fooled. and it is a big deal. she’s supposed to be a singer. not a lipsyncher.

  • Oliver P. Alva

    I am sooooo sick of LIPSYNC!!!!!!!!
    They gave Whitney Houston sooooooo much shit for forgetting the words. At least she sang it live. That is how it has always been done.
    The measure of a true artist is LIVE performance. Otherwise, why do they even exist? That is what sets them apart from us… No?
    Someone please explain how this has become acceptable “LIVE” entertainment?????????????

  • Dods

    she did incredible!!!!!!!!!

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  • Ingrid

    She was awesome!
    The best perfromance of the whole night

  • kate

    I really wanted the patriots to win

    (I am from boston)

  • AJ

    Look at that bubble ass in the 2nd pic. I knew she was thick but didn’t realize she had all that back there

  • jk

    Great voice,good performance