Pharrell, Ariana Grande to kick off NFL’s 95th season

Pharrell, Ariana Grande to kick off NFL’s 95th season

HE'S 'HAPPY' TO HELP KICKOFF: Pharrell Williams will help kickoff the 2014 NFL season. Photo: Associated Press

Singers Pharrell Williams and Ariana Grande have been recruited to help launch the new football season in September.

The “Happy” hitmaker will perform in front of the crowd at CenturyLink Field in Seattle, Washington ahead of the first game of the National Football League’s 95th season between Super Bowl winners the Seattle Seahawks and the Green Bay Packers on Sept. 4.

Grande will sing the national anthem and native Seattle rock heroes Soundgarden will kick off the free event with a performance.

The launch will air on NBC network and the NFL Network.

Recent Headlines

in Music

Adele announces tour


Adele, whose latest album "25" has smashed sales records in its first week of release, announced on Thursday she would begin a 15-week concert tour.

in Music

Eagles confirm musical plans


The veteran rockers are pressing ahead with plans for a Broadway musical centered around their iconic song "Hotel California."

in Entertainment

‘Mortdecai,’ ‘American Ultra’ among the year’s biggest box office flops


The list of this year's most disappointing box office performers is out.

in Music

Unsolved: 6 rockers and rappers whose deaths remain a mystery


These six unsolved deaths bring the ugly underbelly of the music industry to the surface. We pair each artist with their swan song hit.