Christina Aguilera apologizes for changing the lyrics of American National Anthem for Super Bowl XLV (Video)

By on Feb 7, 2011 in Football, Music, Sports, United States Comments

Updated: February 14, 2011 6:57 p.m.

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Grammy Award singer Christina Aguilera apologized for changing the lyrics of the American National Anthem, before the Green Bay Packers-Pittsburgh Steelers match for the Super Bowl XLV at the Dallas Cowboys Stadium on Sunday.

Christina Aguilera sings National Anthem
Photo credit: Vstromma/YouTube/Fox

Online criticisms against Christina Aguilera surfaced, and commentators flocked to the YouTube video, which can be watched below.

With this, Christina Aguilera issued a public apology, which reads, “I got so caught up in the moment of the song that I lost my place. I can only hope that everyone could feel my love for this country and that the true spirit of its anthem still came through.”

As reported earlier, Christina Aguilera sang “What so proudly we watched at the twilight’s last gleaming?” at the fourth stanza of the American National Anthem instead of “”O’er the ramparts we watched, were so gallantly streaming?”

Meanwhile, Christina Aguilera also received a lot of praises including from fellow entertainers such as Will.i.am of the Black Eyed Peas who performed during the half time.

Christina Aguilera National Anthem
Video credit: Vstromma/YouTube/Fox



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