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The Twelve Best Performances Of The National Anthem

These folks did right by America! “The Star Spangled Banner” doesn’t always sound great, but when it does, it will give you chills.

12. Luther Vandross

11. Cher

10. Justin Timberlake

8. Carrie Underwood

7. The Dixie Chicks

6. Mariah Carey

5. Beyonce

4. The Combined US Military Academy Choirs

3. Jimi Hendrix

2. Marvin Gaye

1. Whitney Houston

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