Adding to the tradition of one of college football’s premier bowl games, multi-platinum selling country superstar Dierks Bentley will headline the Discover Orange Bowl Halftime Show, while Danielle Bradbery will perform the National Anthem prior to kickoff tomorrow night, January 3, 2014 at Sun Life Stadium in Miami, Florida.
Dierks’ most recent album, Home, debuted at Number One on the Billboard Country Album Charts and spawned three consecutive chart-topping hits, marking ten career number one songs for Dierks as a singer and songwriter. His five previous studio albums have sold more than five million copies and earned eleven Grammy nominations and an invitation to join the Grand Ole Opry. Bentley recently released his new single “I Hold On” off his upcoming album Riser and is enjoying continued success with this record.
Danielle joins a distinguished list of musicians to perform the National Anthem during the Discover Orange Bowl Countdown to Kickoff. The seventeen-year-old star of The Voice is the youngest winner ever and her coach, Blake Shelton, called her, ”the most important artist to ever walk across The Voice stage.” Danielle’s covers of top country songs landed her on the top of the iTunes Country Chart multiple times throughout the season, making her the highest selling artist in the show’s history. Danielle’s self-titled debut album entered the Billboard Country Album Charts at Number Five and has continuously maintained a home in the Top Ten since its release.
The 2014 Discover Orange Bowl will air tomorrow night, January 3, 2014, at 8:30 p.m. EST on ESPN. Make sure to tune in early to catch Danielle’s performance of the National Anthem, and stay tuned in for what is sure to be a high energy Halftime Show by Dierks! We know these two superstars will do country music proud!