Were you betting that Kelly Clarkson would pull a Steven Tyler and make a mockery of the most sacred of songs? Well, she didn't.
The pop singer performed the National Anthem just mere minutes ago and the crowd was ecstatic. She pulled it off very nicely.
The added touch of the children singing it alongside her really made the moment. It really captured the American spirit on display at the Super Bowl.
Twitter, of course, is always a great place for knee jerk reactions. Let's see what they had to say!
@Kelly_clarkson- tweet her and tell her how AMAZING she was. Got teary eyed hearing her sing... Now back to my beerLOL dammit, it's
Kelly Clarkson anthem: 8 on a scale of 1 to 10... Whitney Houston still the standard bearer with an 11.
Loved National Anthem by Kelly Clarkson. She's no Steven Tyler ... and hallelujah.
@kelly_clarkson just sang THE best national anthem of all time!I dare to say that