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Jennifer Hudson Sings the Super Bowl

Jennifer Hudson Sings the Super Bowl

Jennifer Hudson and Faith Hill bring their A-game as they perform at Super Bowl XLIII between the Arizona Cardinals and the Pittsburgh Steelers at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Florida on Sunday (February 1).

Jennifer, 27, sang the U.S. National Anthem and Faith, 41, sang “America the Beautiful” during the pre-game show. This was the first public appearance for the Oscar winner since the murders of her mother (Darnell Donerson), brother (Jason Hudson) and nephew (Julian King).


Jennifer Hudson – Super Bowl XLIII Performance

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Photos: Jamie Squire/Getty Images
Posted to: Faith Hill, Jennifer Hudson

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  • Julia

    So many people in the music biz. need to take lessons from Jennifer Hudson, it was so beautiful, I cried.

  • fffdsgdfg

    Faith’s neck looks kinda scary

  • cutie

    Jen, you are amazing! :-)

  • Sonia Wu

    Jennifer did a great job! She didn’t miss anything high notes! Amazingly wonderful! Beautiful and so powerful at the same time.

  • Sonia Wu

    Yeah, my eyes were watering too.
    I had to hid my tears.

  • kate

    we saw

  • senior

    God bless you Jen, you were perfect tonight. It will take a long time to even begin to process the tragedy. We are rooting for you to have an amazing life despite the huge loss you have suffered. With God everything is possible. You were amazing tonight.

  • http://justjared.buzznet.com/2009/02/01/faith-hill-sings-the-superbowl/#respond elle

    J Hud was phenomenal, her voiceis breathtaking. They both did a great job but Jennifer was just WOW!

  • http://www.thatshideous.com thats hideous

    she sounded amazing!! better than faith hill

  • http://miss miss

    that was lip sinching. for sure she lip synched.

  • http://miss miss

    associated press is saying she pip synched but some people saying she did not.. dunno. sounds pre-recorded to me.

  • lilly

    wow. jennifer sounded absolutely amazing. i’m so proud of her for coming out strong having gone through an unimaginable tragedy. she has the voice of an angel and most definitely touched the hearts of everyone who listened to her tonight.

  • http://www.groovaciousboop.blogspot.com groovacious

    wow girlfriend can SAAAANG!

  • http://www.crookedbrook.com/custom-t-shirts.htm custom T

    That is a hard song to sing, and she nailed it.

  • pop86

    I’m watched the Super Bowl to see Jennifer Hudson and I was not disappointed. The music was pre-recorded but Jennifer sang live. Her voice has gotten better since her A.I. days.

  • hello

    These performances are usually pre-recorded. So, they are lip synching. So is Yo Yo Ma & company, Aretha Franklin on election day.
    Too big an occasion to go wrong.

  • ariana

    i didnt like the way she ended it i like when there is a pause at the end between home of the and then brave….

  • ashley

    i dont think it was pre-recored

  • Shannon

    She was amazing!

  • Mubr

    Who cares if it was lip synched or not…she has an amazing voice!

  • Connie

    “Oh, say, does that star-spangled banner yet wave / o’er the land of the free and the home of the brave?” You bet, baby!

  • http://www.vectormotors.com gerard Vandenberg

    There is NOOO excuse for loosing anymore, folks!!

  • jelly

    the rendition was a little slow for my taste, but beautiful voice and good for her after all she’s been through

  • CRYSTAL ANDINO

    JEN I AM SO PROUD OF YOU. YOU USED YOUR VOICE TO MAKE YOUR MAMA PROUD

  • mary

    SHE WAS SO AMAZING.
    i thought wayy better than Faith Hill.
    but.. it might’ve just been me but it looked like she was lip-syncing.

  • Moe

    Jennifer was the best thing about this weekend, you know, besides the game!

  • Cali ma

    May GOD bless and keep you safe Jennifer!

  • eliza

    They were both great.

  • wow

    she should have sang at the inauguration. oh well.

  • Yeah

    Jennifer did AMAZING.
    I wanted to cry.
    GREATTTTTTTTTTT VOICE and she looked SO pretty!

  • Stephanie

    WOW

  • rod

    Faith Hill is a MILF

  • Adoring Fan

    Baby girl sang her heart out! Her mama would be so proud. I know I am proud of you. Someday you will be with your loved ones, until then, keep the faith Honey. I am praying for you. Jesus loves you and so do I.

  • hannah

    It was pre-recorded. It’s not hard t notice that.

  • Peannut

    Jennifer Hudson is such a strong woman. I couldn’t do it. Her mom, brother and nephew would be so proud. God Bless.

  • vanessa

    beautiful, just beautiful.
    my eyes started to water.
    that girl has been through so much but can still stand there and belt out the anthem like a pro.
    i admire her so much.

  • Nah

    Love it. Jennifer Hudson was amazing.

  • Tinaverse

    She was fantastic. One of the best voices of our day. She’s the new Aretha Franklin. God Bless you Jennifer. We love you.

  • Cantstandit

    Jennifer Hudson’s rendition of our national anthem was the absolute worst I have ever heard. Even worse than Aretha Franklin’s My Country ‘Tis Of Thee and that sucked horribly.

    Why is it performers can’t just sing the song the way it was intended and not put their worthless BS twist on it? You didn’t see Bruce Springsteen butchering any songs the way she did.

  • boogie

    Too bad Faith wore so much make up especially in the eye area.

  • Susan

    That was beautiful! Amazing job Jennifer.

  • ew

    Faith is FINALLY showing her age! Jennifer did an amazing job with the National Anthem!

  • angie

    damn what happened to her neck!?

  • TWPUMPKIN

    Love faith Hill but her neck looked really old.

  • http://www.crookedbrook.com/custom-embroidered-hooded-sweatshirts-hoodies.htm Hoodie

    She looked flawless at the Super Bowl!

  • http://www.crookedbrook.com/custom-embroidered-fleece-blankets.htm Fleece Baby

    Umm so I heard the whole thing was recorded.

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