Snoop Dogg and Chris Stapleton leave NFL fans elated as they unveil ESPN’s new MNF anthem

NFL fans were amazed to see Snoop Dogg and Chris Stapleton perform on ESPN’s new Monday Night Football anthem.

The music icons were unveiled ahead of ESPN’s MNF doubleheader, which featured the game between the New Orleans Saints and Carolina Panthers and the game between the Cleveland Browns and Pittsburgh Steelers.

Snoop Dogg appeared on ESPN's new Monday Night Football anthem


Snoop Dogg appeared on ESPN’s new Monday Night Football anthemPhoto credit: Twitter/espn
Chris Stapleton also featured in the anthem, singing his version of legendary rocker Phil Collins' hit


Chris Stapleton also featured in the anthem, singing his version of legendary rocker Phil Collins’ hit “In the Air Tonight.”Photo credit: Twitter/espn

Stapleton sang his version of rocker Phil Collins’ legendary In the Air Tonight.

Cindy Blackman took the classic drum solo while country singer Stapleton donned a cowboy hat.

As they performed, the video showed a montage of the teams in week two’s Monday Night Football games.

Snoop then joined the song in a vintage green car.

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And the rap legend delivered football-centric rap verses.

Stapleton would then appear and play the hook and guitar solo.

At the end of the anthem, ESPN’s “MNF” brand would be revealed.

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One said: “That’s quite a fire.”

Another commented: “It gave me goosebumps.”

And a third added: “Super pumped.”

Snoop and Stapleton’s version of “In The Air Tonight” is ESPN’s first MNF theme song since 2020.

It is Monday Night Football’s fifth theme song since its inception in 1969.

The new anthem will bring viewers into the opening of the NFL game with announcers Joe Buck and Troy Aikman.


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