In the Orange Bowl line-up: Ayla Brown

American Idol finalist, Ayla Brown

That’s entertainment: American Idol finalist, Ayla Brown, will sing “God Bless America” during the Discover Orange Bowl Countdown to Kickoff.

Brown joins platinum recording singer-songwriter Jake Owen, who will headline the Discover Halftime Show, while Xenia, participant on NBC’s hit show “The Voice,” will perform the National Anthem at the 2013 Discover Orange Bowl on January 1, 2013 at Sun Life Stadium.

Country duo Florida Georgia Line will also be the lead act at the Bud Light Game Day Fan Zone. Country music singer/songwriter Brown, whose new patriotic single “Pride of America” releases this week, has opened for such leading country acts like Josh Turner, Darius Rucker, Charlie Daniels Band, and will soon be opening for music super group Lady Antebellum.

The 2013 Discover Orange Bowl, to be held on January 1, 2013 at 8:00 p.m., will feature the ACC Champion #12 Florida State Seminoles against the #15 Northern Illinois Huskies.

Both the Discover Orange Bowl and Discover Halftime Show will be broadcast by ESPN.

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