Blige to perform national anthem at Game 1 in Fenway
Summary of 3 articles · Updated Oct 23, 2013
"It is an honor to have the opportunity to perform the national anthem," Blige told Yahoo! Music. Blige will sing the national anthem before Game 1 of the World Series. The St. Blige opened the World Series with a rousing rendition of the national anthem during an elaborate pregame ceremony Wednesday night at Fenway Park. "A Mary Christmas" is Blige's 11th studio album. Blige, a Grammy Award-winning singer, isn't a stranger to the World Series. Describing it as "an amazing piece of work," Blige said she has always wanted to record a Christmas album, and she jumped at the chance to work with Foster, with whom she's collaborated in the past. Louis Cardinals and the Boston Red Sox open the Series on Wednesday night at Fenway Park.