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Super Bowl halftime show 2021: Who is performing at Super Bowl 55 in Tampa?

The Tremendous Bowl halftime present in 2021 will present fairly the thrill as your weekend strikes towards its conclusion. 

That is as a result of The Weeknd (no, there is not any typo there) will carry out at Tremendous Bowl 55 in Tampa, Florida, as the most recent in an extended line of high-end musical artists to take the stage midway via the Tremendous Bowl’s soccer motion. The Weeknd brings a variety of musical genres in his repertoire that ought to enable for a halftime present that has some enchantment for everybody at your Tremendous Bowl social gathering.

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The Weeknd is a Canadian artist whose actual title is Abel Makkonen Tesfaye. His stage title, in line with Tesfaye, comes from being a highschool dropout who “left one weekend and by no means got here residence.” It is lacking that third ‘e’ solely as a result of there’s already a Canadian band generally known as The Weekend, so the spelling was modified to keep away from copyright points.

A 12 months in the past, Shakira and Jennifer Lopez took the stage for the halftime present in Miami. Whereas The Weeknd is not fairly an entertainer on the extent of Bruno Mars, his halftime efficiency may remind lots of Bruno’s diverse setlist on the 2014 Tremendous Bowl.

This is all the things to find out about this 12 months’s Tremendous Bowl 55 halftime present, together with anticipated begin time and a full checklist of performances all through the sport’s historical past.

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Who’s performing throughout halftime of Tremendous Bowl 55?

The Weeknd will carry out throughout halftime of Tremendous Bowl 55. A Canadian singer-songwriter whose full title is Abel Makkonen Tesfaye, The Weeknd ought to convey a wide-ranging setlist to the stage in Tampa, Florida.

There have not been bulletins about supplementary performers, though normally a second star finds their means onto the stage sooner or later in the course of the halftime present. The Weeknd will probably be following up a 2020 halftime present that featured Shakira and Jennifer Lopez in Miami.

What time does the Tremendous Bowl halftime present begin?

The Tremendous Bowl halftime present will seemingly begin shortly after 8 p.m. ET. The sport itself kicks off at about 6:30, so the primary half ought to finish about 90 minutes later.

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Who’s The Weeknd?

The Weeknd is a Canadian singer-songwriter whose full title is Abel Makkonen Tesfaye. Whereas his music touches on a lot of completely different genres, it has a heavy R&B affect.

The Weeknd’s stage title comes from Tesfaye leaving for a weekend and by no means coming residence throughout highschool, as a substitute selecting to drop out. He’ll flip 31 a bit greater than per week after performing on the Tremendous Bowl, together with his birthday on Feb. 16.

The Weeknd has received three Grammy Awards, 5 American Music Awards, 9 Billboard Music Awards and two MTV Video Music Awards. He broke closely into the mainstream together with his music “Cannot Really feel My Face.”

Do performers receives a commission for the Tremendous Bowl halftime present?

No, Tremendous Bowl halftime performers don’t receives a commission. The NFL does cowl the price of the efficiency.

For artists requested to carry out on the Tremendous Bowl throughout halftime, the publicity is greater than sufficient “compensation.”

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Who’s singing the nationwide anthem at Tremendous Bowl 55?

The NFL introduced on Jan. 19 that the nationwide anthem singers at Tremendous Bowl 55 will probably be Eric Church and Jazmine Sullivan. Church is a extremely acclaimed nation artist, whereas Sullivan has been a fixture of R&B charts as a top-notch vocalist.

As a part of the pregame festivities, there’ll even be a rendition of America the Lovely. That’ll be sung by H.E.R., one other R&B artist who’s obtained 13 Grammy nominations over the previous three years.

Historical past of Tremendous Bowl halftime present performers

Tremendous Bowl Yr Performer(s)
I 1967 Universities of Arizona and Michigan Grambling College Bands
II 1968 “Outdated Man Winter Takes a Trip in Miami” that includes seven native Miami-area highschool bands
III 1969 “America Thanks” with Florida A&M College
IV 1970 Carol Channing
V 1971 Florida A&M Band
VI 1972 “Salute to Louis Armstrong” with Ella Ftizgerald, Carol Channing, Al Hirt and U.S. Marine Coprs Drill Crew
VII 1973 “Happiness Is…” with College of Michigan Band and Woody Herman
VIII 1974 “A Musical America” with College of Texas Band
IX 1975 “Tribute to Duke Eillington” with Mercer Ellington and Grambling College Bands
X 1976 “200 Years and Only a Child” Tribute to America’s Bicentennial
XI 1977 “It is a Small World” together with crowd particiption for first time with spectators waving coloured placard on cue
XII 1978 “From Paris to the Paris of America” with Tyler Apache Belles, Pete Fountain and Al Hirt
XIII 1979 “Tremendous Bowl XIII Carnival” Salute to the Caribbean with Ken Hamilton and varied Caribbean bands
XIV 1980 “A Salute to the Large Band Period” with Up with Folks
XV 1981 “A Mardi Gras Pageant”
XVI 1982 “A Salute to the 60’s and Motown”
XVII 1983 “KaleidoSUPERscope” (a kaleidoscope of coloration and sound)
XVIII 1984 “Tremendous Bowl XVIII’s Salute to the Superstars of the Silver Display”
XIX 1985 “A World of Kids’s Goals”
XX 1986 “Beat of the Future”
XXI 1987 “Salute to Hollywood’s a hundredth Anniversary”
XXII 1988 “One thing Grand” that includes 88 grand pianos, the Rockettes and Chubby Checker
XXIII 1989 “Be Bop Bamboozled” that includes 3-D results
XXIV 1990 “Salute to New Orleans” and fortieth Anniversary of Peanuts’ characters, that includes trumpeter Pete Fountain, Doug Kershaw and Irma Thomas
XXV 1991 “A Small World Salute to 25 Years of the Tremendous Bowl” that includes New Children on the Block
XXVI 1992 “Winter Magic” together with a salute to the winter season and the winter Olympics that includes Gloria Estefan, Brian Boitano and Dorothy Hamill
XXVII 1993 “Heal the World” that includes Michael Jackson
XXVIII 1994 “Rockin Nation Sunday” that includes Clint Black, Tanya Tucker, Travis Tritt, Wynonna and Naomi Judd
XXIX 1995 “Indiana Jones and the Temple of the Forbidden Eye” that includes Tony Bennett, Patti LaBelle, Arturo Sandoval, the Miami Sound Machine
XXX 1996 Diana Ross
XXXI 1997 “Blues Brothers Bash” that includes Dan Akroyd, John Goodman, James Belushi, James Brown and ZZ High
XXXII 1998 “A Tribute to Motown’s fortieth Anniversary” together with Boyz II Males, Smokey Robinson, Queen Latifah, Martha Reeves and The Temptations
XXXIII 1999 “Celebration of Soul, Salsa and Swing” that includes Stevie Marvel, Gloria Estefan, Large Unhealthy Voodoo Daddy and Savion Glover
XXXIV 2000 “A Tapestry of Nations” that includes Phil Collins, Christina Aguilera, Enrique Iglesias, and Toni Braxton
XXXV 2001 “The Kings of Rock and Pop” that includes Aerosmith, *N’SYNC, Britney Spears, Mary J. Blige and Nelly
XXXVI 2002 U2
XXXVII 2003 Shania Twain, No Doubt and Sting
XXXVIII 2004 Janet Jackson, Child Rock, P. Diddy, Nelly and Justin Timberlake
XXXIX 2005 Paul McCartney
XL 2006 The Rolling Stones
XLI 2007 Prince
XLII 2008 Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers
XLIII 2009 Bruce Springsteen & The E Road Band
XLIV 2010 The Who
XLV 2011 The Black Eyed Peas, Usher, Slash
XLVI 2012 Madonna with company Cee Lo Inexperienced, LMFAO, M.I.A. and Nicki Minaj
XLVII 2013 Beyoncé with company Future’s Baby
XLVIII 2014 Bruno Mars with company Purple Sizzling Chili Peppers
XLIX 2015 Katy Perry with company Missy Elliott and Lenny Kravitz
50 2016 Coldplay with guets Beyoncé and Bruno Mars
LI 2017 Woman Gaga
LII 2018 Justin Timberlake
LIII 2019 Maroon 5 with company Travis Scott and Large Boi
LIV 2020 Shakira and Jennifer Lopez

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