Watch Lady Gaga Perform the National Anthem at Super Bowl 50

Feb 07, 2016

Lady Gaga kicked off Super Bowl 50 with a performance of the national anthem dressed in a custom sparkling red Gucci suit and matching eyeshadow.

Gaga called the gig a "dream come true" in an interview with the NFL's Nate Burleson that was published earlier this month. "I've always wanted to sing the national anthem at a major sporting event since I was a little girl," she said. "And for it to be a Super Bowl…it is the ultimate."

She joins a long list of pop stars—including Whitney Houston, Mariah Carey and Christina Aguilera—who have had the honors of singing before kickoff. Last year, Idina Menzel performed the song.

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The performance kicks off a big month for Gaga: she'll perform a David Bowie tribute at the Grammys on Feb. 15 and sing at the Oscars on Feb. 28 as well.

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