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    Who Is Singing the New Monday Night Football Anthem? In the Air Tonight Makes Its Prime-Time Debut

    ESPN is rolling out a new Monday Night Football anthem. Let's take a closer look at who will be singing the latest rendition of the famous intro.

    When it comes to football, nothing quite builds up or captures the moment of a big game quite like the introduction music. Every network has one, each great in its own right, but when a fan hears those musicians or orchestra’s instruments start up, it just does something to you.

    ESPN understands that, as they have had their iconic Monday Night Football opening music for decades. And it looks like that famous intro is going to be making a big change this season.

    Who Is Singing the New Monday Night Football Anthem?

    With their being a two-game special on Monday Night Football tonight, the network has decided to roll out their newest version of their theme music for the occasion.

    While we haven’t heard the opener just yet, the song has been teased on social media today, and from the looks of it, it will be star-studded.

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    The new Monday Night Football anthem is comprised of Chris Stapleton covering Phil Collins’ “In The Air Tonight” lyrics, with Snoop Dogg adding football-centric lyrics to the classic track. Cindy Blackman Santana, the wife of famous musician Carlos Santana, is seen rocking the song’s iconic drum break and brings her own style and accents to this classic song.

    The show opener will include NFL stars and in-game highlights that feature dramatic moments intercut with performances from all three of the aforementioned artists. ESPN’s Creative Content Unit produced the open in conjunction with the musical trio and Grammy-award-winning record producer Dave Cobb.

    ‘In the Air Tonight’ Is the Perfect Football Song

    There aren’t many songs ever created that conjure up the type of reaction “In the Air Tonight” does when the drums come in after the slow build-up. The song will act as a perfect opener to get fans across the league ready for a night of football action as Rolling Stone named “In the Air Tonight” one of the greatest songs of all time, and for good reason.

    In addition to the new intro, ESPN developed a brand enhancement across the telecast, Monday Night Football with Peyton and Eli, and Monday Night Countdown, which will feature a new logo identity, music theme, score bug, informational system, augmented reality virtual execution, and animation look driven by light activations.

    It looks as if Monday Night Football is stepping their game up at every level in hopes of having this season be the best one yet on the network.

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