Henderson, Nevada. – Las Vegas Wayne Newton will join the Las Vegas Academy Singers in performing the national anthem prior to kickoff of the Las Vegas Raiders 2022 home preseason opener at Allegiant Stadium on Sunday. No other name or person more defines, represents, or is synonymous with the city of Las Vegas and the entertainment capital of the world than Mr. Las Vegas himself, Wayne Newton.
Wayne has put on over 25,000 shows and performed live in front of over 40 million people in Las Vegas alone. Known as “Mr. Las Vegas” for good reason, he is one of his two to be awarded the city’s own Medal of Honor. Wayne Newton remains loyal and ready to personally support the city he made famous. Wayne Newton: A Legend. icon. Riders fan.
Academy Singers is the premier chamber choir of the 12-time Grammy Award-winning Las Vegas Academy of the Arts. This ensemble is made up of 43 of her most talented singers on campus. As voices of LVA, The Academy Singers include Hugh Jackman, Barry Manilow, Foreigner, Star Wars in Concert, The Boston Brass, Andre Liu, star of the Broadway show Memphis, producer Kenny Ortega, and the nationally televised 2022 NFL Draft. At. They are a group of talented, motivated, and focused students who have a real passion for singing. They come from different backgrounds but have the same goal of sharing their love of music.
In 2021, the top names in entertainment will also perform the national anthem at Allegiant Stadium. Music industry icon Marie Osmond, “Empress of Soul” Gladys Knight, Broadway star Brian Flores, his grandfather, Raiders legend/pro inducted into his Football Hall of Fame. Hall of Famer Tom Flores, Journey founder/guitarist Neil Schon, multi-Grammy Award-winning artist Yolanda Adams, multi-platinum R&B singer, writer and dancer Tinashe, retired U.S. Navy Petty Officer. General Wilson would like to thank Salute to Service, singer/actress Vanessa Hudgens, singer, record producer and pastor Montell Jordan, and singer/songwriter Tori Kelly.