Lady Gaga is still receiving compliments over her rendition of the U.S. national anthem at the Super Bowl 50 held Sunday. The singer was even emotional when she received positive feedback during the Oscars nominees luncheon Monday.
Lady Gaga was one of the Hollywood celebrities who attended the luncheon event for Oscar nominees at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills. The singer’s “Till It Happens To You,” which she co-wrote with Diane Warren for the documentary “The Hunting Ground,” has been nominated for Best Original Song. During the event, Oscars producers David Hill and Reginald Hudlin took to the stage to share a few words with the Oscar nominees and other attendees, E! News reported. Hill also took the chance to praise Lady Gaga over her Super Bowl 50 national anthem performance.
He described Lady Gaga’s national anthem rendition as the “best” version he has ever heard. “Trust me, I’ve heard a lot,” Hill added.
The “Born This Way” singer was taken by surprise and became emotional over the unexpected feedback. Lady Gaga had tears rolling down her cheeks while Hill complimented her from the stage. “She was so overcome with emotion that she rested her face in her hands before taking a deep breath to regain her composure and wipe the tears from her face,” the same report stated.
Since Lady Gaga sang “The Star-Spangled Banner” during Sunday’s Super Bowl 50, the singer has received positive feedback from fans and fellow celebrities. Some of Hollywood’s A-listers even admitted on Twitter that they had goosebumps after hearing Lady Gaga sing, such as Gigi Hadid and Elizabeth Banks.
Meanwhile, in a recent Extra interview, Lady Gaga revealed some of her preparations for her now iconic Super Bowl 50 national anthem performance. She shared that she thought about the lyrics of "The Star-Spangled Banner" and what they really mean. “They’ve been around a long time, so I thought about what they mean now, I just sang from my heart,” Lady Gaga admitted.
She also raved about her Super Bowl 50 experience and described it as “really amazing.” Lady Gaga even gushed on how “majestic” the athletes looked during the event's opening ceremony and that she found it “so cool” to be able to sing for the fans present at the stadium and those “all over the world.”