Indianapolis 500

Kelly Clarkson to sing national anthem prior to 102nd Indianapolis 500

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH)  - One of music's biggest names will be sing prior to the 102 running of the Indianapolis 500.

The Indianapolis Motor Speedway has announced Kelly Clarkson will sing the national anthem before this year's race.

We're thrilled to welcome Kelly back to IMS on Race Day to sing the national anthem for hundreds of thousands of fans in the stands and millions of viewers around the world," IMS President J. Douglas Boles said. "She is an incredible live performer with a wonderful and instantly recognizable voice. We look forward to her rendition of the national anthem during one of the most poignant moments of this iconic global sporting spectacle."

The "Miss Independent" singer has sold more than 25 million albums worldwide and is currently a coach on The Voice.

The 102 running of the historic race is set for May 27.


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