Why Reba McEntire’s Super Bowl national anthem made us miss Whitney Houston on the 12th anniversary of her death

Why Reba McEntire’s Super Bowl national anthem made us miss Whitney Houston on the 12th anniversary of her death

There are so many times that I —  just like many others around the world  —  miss Whitney Houston. Every time I hear someone on “American Idol” or “The Voice” attempt the impossible by singing one of her songs. Every time I hear “I Wanna Dance with Somebody” in a bar or club and watch … Read more

How long was Reba McEntire’s Super Bowl 2024 national anthem?

How long was Reba McEntire’s Super Bowl 2024 national anthem?

O say did that star-spangled banner yet wave? Or waaaaaaave? Reba McEntire’s rendition of the national anthem clocked in at 95 seconds (1:35) Sunday night at the 2024 Super Bowl. That was a middle-of-the-pack length, historically. Renditions of “The Star-Spangled Banner” here have ranged from as little as 62 seconds to more than two and … Read more