NFL announces Gladys Knight will sing National Anthem at Super Bowl LIII

The NFL announced Thursday morning that Gladys Knight will sing the National Anthem before Super Bowl LIII at Mercedes-Benz Stadium.

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Knight, a seven-time Grammy Award-winner, was born and raised in Atlanta.

Knight, known as the Empress of Soul, is best-known for her No. 1 singles "Midnight Train to Georgia" and "That's What Friends Are For."

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