Singer Queen Latifah performs during the pregame show prior to Super Bowl XLIV between the Indianapolis Colts and the New Orleans Saints on February 7, 2010 at Sun Life Stadium in Miami Gardens, Florida. (Getty Images)more pics »Queen Latifah
sang "America the Beautiful" at the Super Bowl today, kicking off the big game between the Saints and Colts. Just after that, Carrie Underwood
sang an awesome rendition of the "National Anthem." During her moving performance, scenes of soldiers in Afghanistan, standing at attention, flashed on a big screen. Then, fireworks lit up the stadium and were followed by a flyover by a quartet of fighter jets, according to MTV.com
. Carrie Underwood at the Super Bowl (Getty)
The Who performed at halftime and rocked the house with giant fireworks displays and tons of lights and action. They pulled all the stops and sang famed hits like "Who Are You," "Baba O'Riley" and "Won't Get Fooled Again."
Carrie's performance completed the weekend of star-studded parties and concerts. Justin Bieber
, Young Jeezy
and the Barenaked Ladies rocked out at various performances in Florida this weekend in preparation for the big day.
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