Watch Ariana Grande Kick Off The 2014 NFL Season With The National Anthem

  • SportsGrid Staff

national anthem seattlePop star Ariana Grande — sister of current Big Brother villain Frankie — kicked off the 2014 NFL season on Thursday night with a lovely rendition of the “Star-Spangled Banner.”

Considering what Grande must have gone through over the past week (and if you don’t know what we’re referring to, you’re better off for it), and considering that football is the only reason we’re tuned into NBC this evening, this was a pretty damn good national anthem. It’s one of the toughest songs one can sing, and this 21-year-old nailed it.

Watch her version below, courtesy of NBC: