Mariah Carey, No Doubt to perform before NFL kick-off game

FILE - This May 26, 2012 file photo shows U.S. Singer Mariah Carey performing on stage during a concert at the Mawazine Festival in Rabat, Morocco. Carey and No Doubt are set to perform ahead of the first game of the NFL season Sept. 5 in New York. They will take the stage live for NFL Kickoff 2012 from Rockefeller Plaza before the New York Giants take on the Dallas Cowboys at MetLife Stadium. The hour-long pregame show will air at 7:30 p.m. ET on NBC. (AP Photo/Abdeljalil Bounhar, file) Abdeljalil Bounhar

Mariah Carey performs at the Mawazine Festival in Rabat, Morocco, on May 26, 2012.
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(CBS/AP) The NFL kick-off just got a lot a lot more glamorous.

Mariah Carey and No Doubt have been tapped as openers for the NFL's first game of the season.

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Carey and No Doubt are set to perform live from Rockefeller Plaza before the New York Giants-Dallas Cowboys game at MetLife Stadium in New Jersey on Sept. 5.

The hourlong pregame show will air at 7:30 p.m. EDT on NBC.

Carey says she's thrilled to be performing in New York - which she called her hometown - and adds she's looking forward to making the season launch "even more festive."

No Doubt drummer and New Orleans Saints fan Adrian Young says he's excited to take part, and noted that the band performed at Super Bowl in 2003.

Carey recently released the single "Triumphant (Get 'Em)." No Doubt's new album, "Push and Shove," is out Sept. 25.

Carey will also serve as a judge on the upcoming season of "American Idol."

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