One reason for this possible decision is that the NFL maintains an agreement with Apple Music and the two singers will be among the favorite names for today’s event.
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Significantly, both the stars have already performed at the Super Bowl. Lady Gaga sang it in 2017, while Katy Perry performed it in 2015.
The Super Bowl has been in existence since 1967, always with a musical highlight at halftime. So they can’t be very big and can last for about 15 minutes. Initially, performances were mostly with unknown and/or university bands. In 1993, everything began to change with the appearance of the King of Pop, Michael Jackson.
The event brings together the winners of American football’s National League (NFC) and American League (AFC). There are 16 teams in both conferences. Whoever wins the Super Bowl is the greatest champion of the NFL season.
Watch some of the most memorable shows in Super Bowl history:
In 1996, Diana Ross performed at the peak of her career. The presentation drew attention to the fact that she left the stage while being carried by helicopter.
In 2001, Britney Spears, Aerosmith and N’SYNC played a headlining show with a variety of artists. It was not the first show of its kind, but it was the first show to be hugely successful. It got recorded in history.
In 2002, the band U2 wowed the audience, especially when they performed “Beautiful Day” at the end in tribute to the victims of the September 11, 2001 attacks.
In 2004, at Super Bowl XXXVIII, singer Justin Timberlake exposed singer Janet Jackson’s right breast. Obviously, this was something arranged to attract attention. The fact is that, after that, pop concerts were banned at the Super Bowl from 2005 to 2011, which came back in 2012.
Paul McCartney was the first and only Beatles to perform at the Super Bowl in 2005. They famously sang “Drive My Car” and “Get Back”, making it a very successful show. Finally, the audience sings “Hey Jude”. As he usually does, he split between singing and piano. Paul McCartney was the first and only Beatles to perform at the Super Bowl in 2005. They famously sang “Drive My Car” and “Get Back”, making it a very successful show. Finally, the audience sings “Hey Jude”. As he usually does, he split between singing and piano.
The following year, it was the Rolling Stones’ turn at Super Bowl XL, 40. As always, it was a great show even with NFL censorship that cut some parts. The stage was shaped like the band’s logo, with a tongue sticking out.
Prince’s 2007 performance is widely regarded as one of the greatest of all time. He sang hits such as the Foo Fighters, Queen and Bob Dylan. In addition, he played his main hit “Purple Rain”. It all happened under torrential rain in Miami.
Madonna, carried by soldiers on top of a throne in a reference to ancient Rome, sent the crowd into a frenzy at Super Bowl XLVI in 2012 in a memorable show. LMFAO, Cee Lo Green and singers Nicki Minaj and MIA also attended the show.
In 2013, Beyoncé, one of the greatest pop singers of all time, gave a concert surrounded by anticipation. And of course, it didn’t disappoint. The diva sang famous songs like Crazy in Love, End of Time and Baby Boy. She also brought Kelly Rowland and Michelle Williams from her former group, Destiny’s Child, on stage.
It is estimated that Katy Perry’s show was the most watched show since Super Bowl XLIX in 2015 (49), with approximately 120 million viewers worldwide. They sang hits like “Dark Horse”, “Teenage Dream”, “California Girls”, flying over the stadium to the sound of “fireworks”. Lenny Kravitz also appeared. Together, they sang her biggest hit: “I Kissed a Girl”.
Super Bowl 50, in 2016, brought three of music’s biggest names to the stage. The band Coldplay opened the show with “Viva la Vida”. Beyoncé and Bruno Mars then found success with “Formation” and “Crazy in Love”/”Uptown Funk”, respectively.
The following year, Lady Gaga started the show from the ceiling and jumped onto the stage surrounded by the audience. Several lists consider her performance to be the greatest performance by a female performer in Super Bowl history.
In 2022, it was no different: rappers Dr. Dre, Snoop Dogg, Eminem, Mary J. Blige and Kendrick Lamar rock the charms. One surprise resulted in a surprise appearance from another famous rapper (50 Cent), which was not anticipated.
Eminem caused controversy by kneeling during the performance, referencing Colin Kaepernick (then of the San Francisco 49ers), who began kneeling during the playing of the US anthem before games in 2016 to protest racial inequality in the country. Had given.
The record for Super Bowl titles is held by the Pittsburgh Steelers and the New England Patriots, who have both won six titles. Next come the San Francisco 49ers and the Dallas Cowboys (pictured), who each have five.
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