Idina Menzel to sing national anthem at Super Bowl

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(CNN) — Idina Menzel will sing the national anthem at Super Bowl XLIX, the NFL and NBC announced Friday.

The star Broadway singer, who has developed a huge following since voicing ice queen Elsa in the animated blockbuster “Frozen,” continues a long line of notables who have taken on the anthem, including Whitney Houston, Renee Fleming, Billy Joel and Christina Aguilera.

R&B star John Legend will sing “America the Beautiful.”

Treshelle Edmond will accompany both with American Sign Language.

Super Bowl XLIX will be played February 1 at University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, Arizona.

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