One of the biggest names in country music will be taking the stage at the biggest football game of the year! We know that Lady Gaga will be performing during the halftime show at Super Bowl 51. Now we know who will have the honor of performing The National Anthem prior to the big game.

Luke Bryan will be singing The National Anthem this year. What a way to get exposure for country music! Not since Super Bowl XLIV (44) has country music been represented at game of the year, when Carrie Underwood sang "The Star Spangled Banner". Luke becomes the sixth country artist to do the honors at the Super Bowl following Carrie Underwood, The Dixie Chicks, Faith Hill, Garth Brooks, and Charlie Pride.

Check out what Luke making the announcement via Facebook on Sunday:

You can see Luke Bryan singing The National Anthem Sunday, February 5th on Fox.

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