SB Broadcast Screwup
Confuse Her for Mickey Guyton
2/13/2022 3: 38 PM PT
NBC / Courtesy Of NFL
Extensive Bowl LVI is already off to a bumpy originate — for the rationale that of us working the broadcast it sounds as if couldn’t disclose one of their marquee singers from one other … oof.
Shortly sooner than kickoff Sunday, NBC was introducing R&B singer Jhene Aiko — who was going to belt out ‘The usa the Radiant’ … rapidly sooner than nation singer Mickey Guyton was self-discipline to take the mantle for the Nationwide Anthem.
All perceived to be going merely beautiful … that is, except they panned to the defective person totally while flashing a Jhene title graphic on the camouflage. In preference to her, they alive to about Mickey — who was taking a safe on from an elevated platform.
Extensive blunder, clearly … however the camera finally stumbled on the merely person in Jhene, who gave us a stable, and a bit subtle, rendition of the tune.
Mickey was up next, and her efficiency of ‘The Neatly-known person-Spangled Banner’ was fully spectacular … getting expansive cheers and applause.
Smooth, all individuals noticed the screw-up that started every thing — and a few couldn’t again but shock how and why they would possibly well additionally’ve gotten it that defective. Here is hoping the remainder of this system is rarely genuinely as messy.
Pondering about it is a ways a packed residence — that’s chock-stout of celebs — it goes with out pronouncing … the less errors the greater.