LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Country music singer Martina McBride is scheduled to sing the national anthem at this year's Kentucky Derby.
The Run for the Roses is May 4 at Churchill Downs in Louisville.
She is scheduled to sing shortly after 5 p.m. EDT. Post time is 6:24 p.m.
Previous Derby national anthem singers have been Mary J. Blige, Jordan Sparks, Rascal Flatts and LeAnn Rimes.
Love her !! This lady can SING! She has lungs. And without all the whatever this new generation has.
Hope she can do better job singing the national anthem than Beyoncé who lip sync her way thru it.
Martina a a very good sound.
Martina McBride does the best job on the National Anthem of anyone!
what a great pick.
Now if the Superbowl people would also make this selection.......