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VIDEO: Alicia Keys Performs Longest National Anthem Ever at Super Bowl

Liz Raftery
February 4, 2013

Alicia Keys | Photo Credits: Kevin Mazur/WireImage
Alicia Keys | Photo Credits: Kevin Mazur/WireImage

Alicia Keys' rendition of the National Anthem at Sunday's Super Bowl was the longest ever performed at the game.

According to USA Today, Keys' performance clocked in at 156.4 seconds, beating Natalie Cole's 1994 performance by 4.4 seconds.

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Keys not only sang, but also played the piano as she delivered the song from the 50-yard line before kickoff. The pre-game festivities also featured Jennifer Hudson performing "America the Beautiful" with the Sandy Hook Elementary School chorus.

Watch both performances below. What did you think?