Super Bowl Had Its 'Eye On' Luke Bryan 'For a Long Time'


It was a wild ride for Luke Bryan leading up to the moment he uttered, “Oh, say, can you see.”

The country superstar recaps that unforgettable experience of performing the National Anthem at Super Bowl 51 in a new episode of LBTV, including the moment an NFL official revealed Luke has long been on their short list of Big Game performers.

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“Now we are very excited to bring out a gentleman that we’ve had our eye on for a long time to sing the National Anthem... He’s sold out a number of our football stadiums and college stadiums around the country,” the executive spoke off camera in LBTV.

Luke also takes fans inside rehearsals for the performance and the seconds leading up to the big moment, including the champagne toast on his bus before taking to the field.

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Luke launches his Huntin', Fishin' and Lovin' Every Day Tour May 5 in Nashville.

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