Nicole Henry performed The Star-Spangled Banner at the Orange Bowl tonight. Jazz singer Nicole Henry is from Pennsylvania and graduated from the University of Miami. Nicole Henry, now based in Miami, sang before more people at the Orange Bowl than ever before in her career.
Here is a YouTube clip of the Nicole Henry video "Because You Are You":
According to the SunSentinel, Nicole Henry stated, "It's like my national live debut." With the Orange Bowl on Fox, this talented singer got great exposure. Nicole Henry did sing The Star Spangled Banner at other sporting events before the Orange Bowl.
Nicole Henry has performed around the globe with two jazz albums in North America. Though Nicole Henry sings sultry jazz songs, she stated about The Star Spangled Banner, "I enjoy that song, and I think the song does have intimacy to it."