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

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What You Need to Know: Gladys Knight

Credit: DaytonDailyNews

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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