Kelly Clarkson's Super Bowl XLVI National Anthem

Posted Sunday February 5, 2012 7:42 PM GMT

Soaking up the national spotlight, Kelly Clarkson was front and center at Super Bowl XLVI in Indianapolis, IN on Sunday evening (February 5).

The "American Idol" alum received a warm welcome before giving the Lucas Oil Stadium crowd a stirring rendition of the National Anthem prior to the NFL Championship game's kickoff.

Miss Clarkson joined a lineup of star performers including "America the Beautiful" performers Miranda Lambert and Blake Shelton, as well as halftime show leaders Madonna, Nicki Minaj and M.I.A..

The Super Bowl stop comes as Kelly is all set to embark on her 'Stronger' tour with the first date taking place at the Majestic Theatre in San Antonio, Texas tomorrow night (February 6).

Enjoy the pictures of Kelly Clarkson at Super Bowl XLVI (February 5).

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