Gladys Knight spoke to "Today" about her decision to perform at the Super Bowl, where she'll be joined by Travis Scott, Big Boi and more.
The actress and comedian is disappointed that Knight will perform at the event, but thinks she can be redeemed.
The singer issued a statement about her decision to perform at the Super Bowl saying that she hopes to give the anthem its voice back.
The Empress of Soul will return to her hometown to sing the National Anthem at Super Bowl LIII in Atlanta.
"We had the same disease," Knight said.