Because the Kansas Metropolis Chiefs go head-to-head with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, many can be extra targeted on the illustrious 2021 Pepsi Tremendous Bowl Halftime Present in addition to the handful of performances that come to capitalize on the most important TV occasion.
Whereas the NFL guarantees to drop a couple of surprises from celebrities and artists throughout the broadcast, a number of stars have already been introduced to carry out for the 7,500 vaccinated well being care employees that can be in attendance.
To assist keen followers preserve monitor of what to anticipate between the motion on the sector, under is a rundown of all of the performers who will make an look at Tremendous Bowl LV on Feb. 7.
The primary individual introduced to rock the stage on the Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Fla. was “Blinding Lights” artist The Weeknd.
The artist, whose actual title is Abel Tesfae, was confirmed in November as this yr’s Halftime Present performer. The three-time Grammy-winning artist will do his greatest to fill the massive footwear left behind after Jennifer Lopez and Shakira took the stage in 2020.
“The Pepsi Tremendous Bowl Halftime Present is among the most anticipated performances of the yr and we’re thrilled to welcome The Weeknd to the stage,” mentioned Todd Kaplan, VP of selling, Pepsi, in a press launch obtained by Fox Information.
“Pepsi has labored with a few of music’s largest artists through the years – from Prince to Woman Gaga, Beyoncé, Bruno Mars and most just lately Jennifer Lopez and Shakira. After a yr that’s largely been void of reside music, we are able to’t wait to look at The Weeknd rework the world’s largest stage together with his limitless expertise and creativity, delivering what is going to most definitely be an unforgettable efficiency that can be remembered for years to return,” he added.
“The Weeknd has launched a sound all his personal. His soulful uniqueness has outlined a brand new era of greatness in music and artistry,” mentioned Shawn ‘Jay-Z’ Carter, who runs Roc Nation, which co-executive producing the present for the second time.
“That is a rare second in time and the Pepsi Tremendous Bowl LV Halftime Present goes to be a rare expertise with a rare performer,” he added.
Though The Weeknd has not introduced which songs he’ll carry out, he most just lately launched the album “After Hours” in 2020.
Eric Church and Jazmine Sullivan
Nation singer Eric Church introduced on Jan. 19 that he’ll be part of forces with 12 Grammy-nominated singer and songwriter Jazmine Sullivan to carry out the “Star-Spangled Banner” forward of the massive recreation.
As CMT notes, this would be the first time since 2017 that the nationwide anthem was performed by a rustic artist when Luke Bryan carried out on the NRG Stadium in Houston. There was a fair larger hole earlier than Bryan when Carrie Underwood sang the track in Miami on the 2010 recreation.
Church, a 10-time Grammy nominee, launched his debut album in 2006 and has topped the nation charts with songs like “Drink In My Hand,” “Springsteen,” “Talladega” and “Report Yr.” He’s launched a number of multiplatinum and platinum albums and was named entertainer of the yr finally yr’s Nation Music Affiliation Awards.
Sullivan, in the meantime, rose to the highest of the R&B charts in 2008 together with her debut single and album. She’s earned 12 Grammy nominations and written songs for Mary J. Blige, Jennifer Hudson and Monica. Her new album, “Heaux Tales,” debuted at No. four on this week’s all-genre Billboard 200 albums chart.
The duo follows Demi Lovato, who carried out the track on the 2020 present.
Along with Church and Sullivan bringing a dose of patriotism to the occasion, the NFL introduced that two-time Grammy-winner H.E.R. can be available to carry out her rendition of “America the Stunning.”
“H.E.R. joins critically acclaimed and award-winning America the Stunning performers comparable to: Yolanda Adams, Leslie Odom Jr, Renée Elise Goldsberry, Phillipa Soo, Jasmine Cephas Jones and Alicia Keys,” the group mentioned in its announcement.
H.E.R. gained two Grammys in 2019 and has earned vital approval for her reside performances, together with her work as a guitarist. She’s gained honors on the MTV Video Music Awards, BET Awards and Soul Practice Music Awards and launched R&B hits comparable to “Focus,” “Finest Half,” “Slide,” “Harm” and “B.S.” with Jhené Aiko.
Warren “WAWA” Snipe
Author, rapper and performer Warren “WAWA” Snipe can be available to assist out the folks singing the nationwide anthem and “America the Stunning” by performing the songs alongside them in American signal language.
Snipe, who’s deaf, was introduced alongside the opposite trio. He’ll be working with Adam Blackstone, who will organize the performances of the 2 songs.
The NFL introduced on Monday that Miley Cyrus will headline the NFL TikTok Tailgate pregame present. The star will carry out reside for the 7,500 healthcare employees who’ve been vaccinated for the coronavirus forward of the occasion.
“I’ll be there for TIKTOK TAILGATE! I can’t wait to placed on a present for the NFL’s honored friends earlier than the sport… Well being care employees from Tampa and across the nation!” the star wrote on Instagram to announce the information.
Parts of Cyrus’ efficiency can be televised on the sport’s major broadcast on CBS forward of the massive recreation. The complete present will be seen on the favored video-sharing app. As well as, the group guarantees the TikTok Tailgate present will supply particular shock NFL, TikTok celeb and musical efficiency friends becoming a member of the singer.
Like The Weeknd, Cyrus launched her newest album “Plastic Hearts” in 2020. Nonetheless, it’s unclear which of her many profession hits she’s planning to play on the occasion.