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Julianne Hough to Sing National Anthem at Daytona 500

12 February 2009 No Comment

Julianne Hough Daytona Two-time dancing with the stars champion and now ACM nominee Julianne Hough will sing the National Anthem at this year’s Daytona 500. The pre-race National Anthem will be televised this Sunday (Feb 15) on FOX. Hough of course last year had her debut album go to the top  of the country charts on its release as well as break into the Billboard Top 200 albums chart. Aside from the Daytona 500 National Anthem, she was just a presenter for the ACM nominations, and will appear with Chuck Wicks on Dancing with the Stars.

In response to the Daytona 500 announcement the President of Daytona Speedway Robin Braig said, “We’re excited to welcome Julianne Hough to the ‘World Center of Racing’ and have her participate in pre-race ceremonies for the Daytona 500. With hundreds of thousands of race fans in attendance and millions more watching on television, we look forward to hearing Julianne’s stirring rendition of the National Anthem prior to the start of ‘The Great American Race.’ ” 

Also before the Daytona 500, Keith Urban will be performing three of his number one hit songs from the infield of Daytona Speedway. There is no word on whether this will be televised or not. The Daytona 500 will be broadcast this Sunday (February 15th) on FOX.

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