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Watch: Pink Slays The National Anthem At 2018 Super Bowl
How about that game? The Eagles earned a thrilling victory over the New England Patriots at Super Bowl LII. For singer Pink, who was charged with singing the National Anthem during the pregame, representing alongside her hometown team must have made her epic performance even sweeter.
Things were looking a little rough for the GRAMMY winner earlier in the week, as she was battling the flu just days ahead of her performance.
Trying to practice the flu away. I’ve been waiting to sing this song since 1991 when I saw my idol, Whitney Houston, own this song. And now, my chance has finally come. And it just so happens that this chance comes when I have two small Petri dish kids who literally cough INTO MY MOUTH and rub their snot on my cheek. You can’t write this stuff I swear! And here we are. I’ve arrived at another one of my dreams which is slowly becoming a sort of nightmare. I will tell you, this is one of the biggest honors of my life, singing this song in front of my family, my military family, my dad and brother and step mama and family and the world. And the EAGLES!?!?! I promise I will do my best, as I always do. As far as the gremlins that got me into this mess, you can cough at me for the rest of your lives. If it’s a contest, babies, you win. #spreadthelove #spreadthegerms #pleasegivememyvoiceback #ificansingimgonnakillit
But by performance time on Feb. 4, sick or not, Pink didn't miss a single note, doing the country's fight song ample justice.
"I've been waiting to sing this song since 1991 when I saw my idol, Whitney Houston, own this song," Pink said on Instagram. "And now, my chance has finally come."