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Bebe Rexha to perform national anthem at Indy 500

Posted: 10:20 AM, May 16, 2017
Updated: 2017-05-16 14:20:58Z

INDIANAPOLIS -- Singer/songwriter Bebe Rexha will sing the national anthem at the Indianapolis 500 on May 28, the Indianapolis Motor Speedway announced Tuesday.

Not only will this be Rexha's first time singing the anthem at the Indy 500, it will be her first Indianapolis 500 ever.

“This will be my first time attending the Indianapolis 500, and I can already feel the electrifying energy that comes with it,” Rexha said in a release. “I couldn’t be more excited and honored to perform the national anthem and am looking forward to seeing everyone there and experiencing my first big Race Day!”

While you may not know much of Rexha's singing, you probably know songs she's written. She's written songs for Eminem, Selena Gomez, Iggy Azalea and Nick Jones, according to billboard.com.

“We welcome Bebe to IMS on Race Day to sing the national anthem for a packed crowd and millions of viewers across the globe,” Indianapolis Motor Speedway President J. Douglas Boles said in a release. “She is a fantastic performer with an amazing voice that has been streamed around the globe, and she’s going to deliver a memorable rendition befitting such a monumental day and iconic sporting celebration.”

Rexha is probably most known for singing with G-Eazy in "Me, Myself & I."