Mount Rushmore: Star-Spangled Banner Edition

It has just been announced that Lady Gaga will be signing the National Anthem at Super Bowl 50 in Santa Clara. Gaga will have some mighty big shoes to fill following Idina Menzel, who parlayed Frozen Fame into Star-Spangled Banner duties at Super Bowl XLIV in Arizona. While Menzel brought the house down, it still doesn’t rank in the Mount Rushmore of National Anthems. Mount up….

#4. Alicia Keys (Super Bowl XLVII – New Orleans, LA):

#3. Marvin Gay (1983 NBA All-Star Game – Los Angelas, CA):

#2. Wayne Messmer (1991 All-Star Game – Chicago, IL):

#1. Whitney (Super Bowl XXV – Tampa, FL): With a country at War in the Middle East, The Voice treated thousands attending, and millions at home watching the Bills and Giants in Super bowl 24, to a performance for the ages. Her rendition was so beautiful and passionate, it is rumored Sadam withdrew his men from Kuwait and called George H.W. Bush immediately to apologize and declared, “God Bless America, it truly is the greatest country on this planet, or any other for that matter.”

Honorable Mention:
#3,037: Roseann Barr: