Watch: Jennifer Hudson and the Sandy Hook choir’s tear-jerking Super Bowl performance

Heartstrings were tugged at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome this afternoon.

Jennifer Hudson and the Sandy Hook elementary choir delivered a powerful rendition of “America the Beautiful” at today’s Super Bowl, leaving many to wipe away tears as the memory of last December’s Newtown school shootings were temporarily brought back to the forefront of the national consciousness.

You can check out the full performance in the video below.