For every American, there’s something special about hearing our countries anthem being sung, especially by music’s finest! Check out these Latinos that showed their patriotic side and did the national anthem justice. Who would you love to see perform the anthem?
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The X-Factor judge recently wowed viewers across the nation with her rendition of the national anthem for game four of the World Series 2012. The singer performed at Detroit’s Comerica Park right before the San Francisco Giants beat the Detroit Tigers to take the title. Demi tweeted her excited to her fans before heading out to the field, “So excited to sing the National Anthem at game 4 of the World Series tonight!!!!!”
Who could forget Christina Aguilera flubbing the words to the national anthem at the Super Bowl XLV in 2011? While it’s easy to focus on Xtina’s epic mistake, let’s not forget her amazing national anthem performance at the NBA Championship back in 2010! The singer did such a great job, she was asked to sing for them again during the showdown between the LA Lakers and the Boston Celtics and true to form, she nailed it, words and all!
Latin crooner Marc Anthony was the picture of patriotism when he took the stage at the 2012 Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, North Carolina, to sing the national anthem. Anthony stunned the crowed with his pitch perfect performance.
There’s never been a voice quite like Mariah Carey’s and she proves it again and again, like during her performance of the national anthem at the Super Bowl XXXVI back in 2002. The singer was criticized after admitting her version was pre-recorded, but later explained that was a standard procedure due to the echo in the football arena. Recorded or not, Mariah did our nation’s anthem justice!
Fergie proved she is more than just a pop singer as she belted out an impressive version of the national anthem for Monday Night Football viewers back in September 2011. Always the fashionista, Fergie showed her love for the Miami Dolphins as the played the New England Patriots by sporting a Dolphin blue dress while singing the patriotic song.
Gloria Estefan serenaded over 1,000 immigrants at a naturalization ceremony on July 4, 2007. The participants (mostly from Latin American countries) celebrated the Fourth of July by becoming U.S. citizens at Walt Disney World. Gloria sang the national anthem in a ceremony before Cinderella's castle at the Magic Kingdom.