Beyonce Headlining the 2013 Super Bowl Halftime
On October 16, 2012 Beyoncé posted on her website a huge picture of her under the headline “Countdown to Touchdown” and the date of the game splashed across her cheeks. Although the obvious was panted across her face the NFL offically announced Miss B as headliner later that day. Below is National Football League official press release
Global music icon and 16-time Grammy-Award winner Beyoncé will perform in the Pepsi Super Bowl XLVII halftime show on CBS at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans on Sunday, February 3, 2013, the NFL and CBS announced today.
The Pepsi Super Bowl halftime show is the most-watched musical event of the year. More than 112.5 million viewers in the U.S. watched last year’s show. The Super Bowl and halftime show will be broadcast worldwide.
Beyoncé joins an esteemed list of recent halftime acts that includes Madonna, The Black Eyed Peas, The Who, Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band, Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, Prince, the Rolling Stones, Paul McCartney and U2.
PepsiCo continues to leverage its diverse multi-brand portfolio — including Pepsi, Frito-Lay, Gatorade, Quaker and Tropicana — with the NFL to connect with fans and enhance their NFL experience. This year, Pepsi returns as the title sponsor of the Super Bowl Halftime Show bringing the brand’s Live for Now mind-set and one-of-a-kind consumer engagement platforms to provide fans a halftime experience worthy of pop-culture’s biggest stage.
The Pepsi Super Bowl XLVII Halftime Show is an NFL Network production and will be executive produced by Rickey Kirshner and directed by Hamish Hamilton.
Take a look at the impressive roster of performers from the past two decades Beyonce will join on February 3 2013.
2000- Christina Aguilera, Enrique Iglesias, Phil Collins and Toni Braxton 2001- Aerosmith, ‘N Sync, Britney Spears, Mary J. Blige, Nelly, Ben Stiller, Adam Sandler and Chris Rock 2002- U2 2003- Shania Twain, No Doubt and Sting 2004- Janet Jackson, P. Diddy, Nelly, Kid Rock and Justin Timberlake (infamously dubbed “wardrobe malfunction”) 2005- Paul McCartney 2006- The Rolling Stones 2007- Prince 2008- Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers 2009- Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band 2010- The Who
2011- The Black Eyed Peas, Usher and Slash 2012- Madonna, Nicki Minaj, M.I.A. (made an obscene gesture during her performance), LMFAO and Cee Lo Green