Selena Gomez will perform at the Dallas Cowboys game in Texas this Thanksgiving!
The 21-year-old star will perform at half-time for the NFL game between the Dallas Cowboys and the Oakland Raiders.
Selena and the Dallas Cowboys made the announcement before their game on Sunday, where she joined owner Jerry Jones on the field.
She stated, “I don’t think you can be from Texas and not watch a Cowboys Thanksgiving game.”
Selena later posted on Twitter, “I’m kicking off @SalvationArmyUS ‘s 123rd #RedKettleCampaign this Thanksgiving w/a halftime performance during the @DallasCowboys game! Feels SO good to be home. Hi Dallas. I hope I make TX proud. (sic)”
Gomez said in a statement, “Dallas is my hometown, and to be invited to perform on behalf of The Salvation Army is such a great honor. Giving back is so important, and I am looking forward to kicking off the iconic Red Kettle Campaign and getting those bells ringing across the nation to help families and children in need.”
Other musicians who have previously provided half-time entertainment at the Thanksgiving game include Kenny Chesney, Enrique Iglesias, Kelly Clarkson, Carrie Underwood and Keith Urban.
Selena was born in Grand Prairie, Texas, just 13 miles from Dallas. Her family are big Cowboys fans.
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