Babyface will be vocalizing “America the Beautiful” at Super Bowl LVII next month … and the R&B legend informs us he never ever anticipated in a million years he’d be tapped for the honor.
TMZ Hip Hop sliced it up with Babyface soon after the NFL and Roc Nation’s Tuesday early morning statement, and he was currently forecasting he’ll be a tired out mess leading up to video game day — however he still intends on offering the countless audiences a truthful efficiency that showcases his skills!!!
Face understands he’s got huge shoes to fill … the late Ray Charles’ performance of ‘ATB’ — carried out at the World Series in 2001 — is celebrated in the Grammy Hall of Fame, and is a radio staple every fourth of July.
He states the tune speaks to his soul melodically, so he intends on creating among his traditional Babyface plans — and includes he’ll even have some magnificent motivation.
What’s making the as soon as in a life time efficiency a lot more unique, is the truth he’s coordinating with the clothes business Shine the Light On — an unique cooperation to pay tribute to his mom, who died in 2012.
Fair to state Babyface will have some angels on his shoulder on Super Bowl Sunday since he’s likewise thinking of late bro … After 7 vocalist, Melvin Edmonds, who passed away in 2019, and was a passionate football fan.
He isn’t the only entertainer who’s confessed to pregame jitters — when we spoke to Rihanna in 2015, she copped to being a little worried for her halftime program efficiency. Yes, even super stars get butterflies!!!
But, Babyface has absolutely no doubts RiRi will eliminate it, and he drifted his dreams to record with her down the line.
The R&B genius has a hectic schedule this year himself … with a luxurious edition of his last album, “Girls Night Out” and a trip with the unparalleled Anita Baker — however not prior to he brings your home down a couple of weeks from now in Arizona!!!