Lady Antebellum will sing the national anthem at the upcoming 142nd Kentucky Derby on May 7. The trio will perform "The Star-Spangled Banner" for the more than 170,000 fans gathered at the famous Churchill Downs Racetrack in Louisville, Kentucky. Their performance will take place in the Kentucky Derby Winner's Circle immediately prior to the annual horse race and will be broadcast live as part of NBC's telecast of the event.


  • Lady A is the eighth artist to perform the national anthem since Churchill Downs began the tradition in 2009.
  • Some of the other artists to perform the anthem there include Rascal Flatts, Martina McBride, Jo Dee Messina and Lee Ann Rimes.