H.E.R. performs mesmerizing solo guitar rendition of 'America the Beautiful' at Super Bowl 2021

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H.E.R. made sure that last night's Super Bowl kicked off in style, offering up a mesmerizing rendition of Katharine Lee's patriotic anthem America the Beautiful, complete with an awe-inspiring high-gain guitar solo.

Taking to the stage armed only with an electric guitar, H.E.R. delicately steps into the song, with her commanding vocals floating on top a bed of pristine cleans, courtesy of her immaculate touch and jaw-dropping Chrome Glow signature Fender Stratocaster.

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Matt Owen
Senior Staff Writer, GuitarWorld.com

Matt is a Senior Staff Writer, writing for Guitar World, Guitarist and Total Guitar. He has a Masters in the guitar, a degree in history, and has spent the last 16 years playing everything from blues and jazz to indie and pop. When he’s not combining his passion for writing and music during his day job, Matt records for a number of UK-based bands and songwriters as a session musician.