Twitter Loses Its Damn Mind After Marc Anthony Sings "God Bless America" For MLB All-Star Game

Here is a Marc Anthony explainer for those who are confused.

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He first performed at Madison Square Garden in '92. He is the top-selling salsa singer in history but also had English-language crossover success, peaking at No. 8 on the Billboard 200 charts and being a part of Total Request Live's "Top 99 of 1999" show.

Now he does stuff like make hilarious videos with Pitbull. Hilarious and successful, because this video has 417 million views. Which is all to say, Marc Anthony is a mainstream guy.

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So to recap: Marc Anthony likes to sing, dance, and wear shiny suits. He's also American and can sing "God Bless America" in packed stadiums or at home in New York and it's totally cool. You might even say it's quintessentially American.

Adrian Carrasquillo is the White House correspondent for BuzzFeed News and is based in Washington, DC.

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