Pentatonix to perform national anthem at Kentucky Derby

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Grammy award-winning a cappella group Pentatonix will sing the national anthem at this year’s Kentucky Derby.

The group was announced Thursday for the 144th Derby, set for May 5 at Louisville’s Churchill Downs. Pentatonix released its album, “PTX Presents: Top Pop, Vol. 1,” on Friday.

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The performance will be broadcast live as part of NBC’s Kentucky Derby coverage.

Pentatonix has sold nearly 10 million albums worldwide.