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Renee Fleming to sing anthem

Updated: January 21, 2014, 2:13 PM ET
Associated Press

NEW YORK -- The Super Bowl will have a touch of the classical this year: Opera star Renee Fleming will sing the national anthem.

The four-time Grammy winner will perform before the Denver Broncos and the Seattle Seahawks play at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J., on Feb. 2.

Fleming is the first opera star to sing the national anthem at the Super Bowl. In recent years, it has been performed mainly by a mix of pop and country stars.

Known as "The People's Diva," ...

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