Brantley Gilbert and Jessie James Decker to perform “America the Beautiful” at WrestleMania®

STAMFORD, Connecticut, March 28, 2022–(BUSINESS WIRE)–WWE® (NYSE: WWE) announced today that platinum-selling artist Brantley Gilbert and chart-topping singer and songwriter Jessie James Decker will perform “America the Beautiful” to kick off Wrestle Mania 38 on Saturday, April 2 and Sunday, April 3, respectively, at AT&T Stadium in Dallas.

Brantley Gilbert will perform just before WrestleMania Saturday and Jessie James Decker will perform before WrestleMania Sunday.

“Brantley and Jessie are the latest in a long line of acclaimed performers who opened WWE’s biggest event of the year and we look forward to them continuing this great tradition on back-to-back nights at Wrestle Mania 38“, said Neil Lawi, senior vice president and general manager of WWE Music Group.

“It’s such a pleasure to be asked to perform at WrestleMania 38,” Gilbert said. “I can’t think of a better way to spend a Saturday night, and I can’t wait to be a part of it. See you soon!”

“It’s always an honor to sing America the Beautiful,” Decker said. “It’s a song that means so much to me, celebrating the country I love. Thank you WWE for having me. I can’t wait to be a part of WrestleMania 38.”

Gilbert, double platinum-selling artist (Half way to paradise, Just as I am), released his latest single “Rolex on a Redneck” featuring multi-platinum and Grammy-nominated artist Jason Aldean on March 25. The American country rock artist has toured with Willie Nelson, Kid Rock, Kenny Chesney, Tim McGraw and Suite.

Decker is a famous singer and songwriter, television personality, fashion designer, beauty and lifestyle influencer, entrepreneur and twice The New York Times best-selling author. She’s become a cross-platform juggernaut juggling fashion brands like her personally designed Kittenish line, as well as her duties as a TV host. The singer’s authentic style captivated listeners around the world on her self-titled debut and in 2017 Southern Girls City Lights, which debuted at No. 1 on Billboard’s Top Country Albums chart. Now signed to Warner Music Nashville and with over 150 million streams under her belt, Decker has begun a new musical chapter of growth and empowerment with her latest project. The woman I have become PE.

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