Watch Leslie Odom Jr. sing ‘America the Beautiful’ at Super Bowl

The actor and singer is best known for playing Aaron Burr in the original cast of "Hamilton" on Broadway.

Leslie Odom America the Beautiful 2018 Super Bowl
Leslie Odom Jr. performs "America the Beautiful" before Super Bowl 52. AP Photo/Matt Slocum

Singer Leslie Odom Jr. performed a heartfelt rendition of “America the Beautiful” prior to the 2018 Super Bowl between the New England Patriots and Philadelphia Eagles.

The singer, who won a best actor Tony Award for originating the role of Aaron Burr in “Hamilton,” announced on Twitter that a portion of the proceeds from the recording of his performance would benefit the I Have a Dream Foundation.

Much like Pink, Odom Jr. is not rooting for the Patriots. The singer was raised in Philadelphia and tweeted his support of the Eagles after the team beat the Minnesota Vikings in the NFC championship.


Watch Odom Jr.’s full performance below.

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