She didn't forget any lyrics, don any especially tight clothing or hold the final note for 45 seconds.
Instead, Kelly Clarkson simply did what she did best prior to Super Bowl XLVI tonight: she showed off an incredible voice, clocking in the national anthem at just under one minute and 34 seconds (for those of us who may or may not have wagered on its length).
Were you impressed by the performance? Did Kelly nail or or fail it? Watch Clarkson honor America now: