Lady Gaga has already sung The Star Spangled Banner once, she was even praised after her performance. It was in 2016 at the opening of the Super Bowl, the final of the American soccer championship. You have to imagine her, simply accompanied by a piano, in the middle of the lawn in a gigantic stadium, it was in Santa Clara, California, in front of 120 million viewers.
The text was written before, in 1814, by an American lawyer, during the Anglo-American war. And this lawyer set his text to music that already existed. The worst thing is that this music is not American. It was composed by an Englishman, for his musicians’ club, as the music for their drinking song.