Knight, who began her career in the 1950s with her brothers and cousins as Gladys Knight & the Pips, has released 11 studio albums. Also known as the “Empress of Soul,” she has recorded two No. 1 Billboard Hot 100 singles, 11 No. 1 R&B singles and six No. 1 R&B albums.
When the news of her NFL performance broke, many took to Twitter to post their reactions. Many were excited Knight was selected.