Tuan Hung is set to become the first Vietnamese singer to perform at the Super Bowl next year, The Bismark Tribune reports.
He recently announced on Facebook that the NFL had invited him to perform at the Super Bowl Pregame Warm-up in Las Vegas.
“Super Bowl is the NFL final, featuring top athletes in the world. Sometimes I still think that I’m dreaming and don’t understand why I was invited,” Hung told Thanh Nien Newspaper.
Hung is a Vietnamese Pop Star who has made waves in the music industry for the last two decades. He known for hits like “Tìm lại bầu trời,” “Nắm Lấy Tay Anh,” “Phải Chia Tay Thôi” and “Vẫn Nhớ”
His invitation to perform at one of the world’s most-viewed sports events represents a major milestone for Vietnamese inclusion in the U.S. media. Other artists coming from Asian descent who have performed at the Super Bowl include Bruno Mars and Enrique Iglesias.
The Super Bowl Pre-game will take place on Feb 9, 2024, with an expected audience of about 10,000 members, reports VnExpress.
And that’s just the beginning for Hung.
“I will try to bring Vietnamese music to a wider audience,” he said, according to VnExpress. “I hope to create an impressive performance with the melody and the story of Vietnam.”
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