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Keeping Up With The Knowleses: Beyoncé And Solange’s Differing Approaches To Activism

Beyoncé was Queen Bey last night, as usual. "Formation" took over the Super Bowl halftime performance, making professional entertainers Bruno Mars and Chris Martin look…
Collin Robinson | February 8, 2016 - 4:32 pm

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Music’s 10 Most Scandalous Live-TV Moments

When M.I.A. held up her middle finger during Madonna's Super Bowl Halftime Show last weekend, she dominated blog chatter for a few days and incited…
Tom Breihan | February 9, 2012 - 4:23 pm

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The Worst Super Bowl Halftime Performances Since We Were Born

Once upon a time that thing that's pictured up there happened. It was not really one of the The Worst Super Bowl Halftime Performances. But…
Amrit Singh | February 4, 2011 - 3:17 pm

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Adele Turns Down Super Bowl Halftime Show

During a show in Los Angeles this weekend, Adele confirmed a report from UK publication The Sun stating that she had turned down an offer…
Zac Gelfand | August 14, 2016 - 5:03 pm

Rudy Giuliani Thought Beyoncé’s Super Bowl Performance Was An “Attack” On Police

During last night's Super Bowl Halftime Show performance, Beyoncé debuted her new song "Formation" and generally kicked ass. She also put up the Black Power…
Tom Breihan | February 8, 2016 - 1:02 pm

Beyoncé Slays Coldplay’s Super Bowl Halftime Show, Announces Formation World Tour

Three years after Beyoncé headlined the Super Bowl halftime show, she returned to steal the Super Bowl 50 show from actual headliners Coldplay. Chris Martin…
Peter Helman | February 7, 2016 - 9:32 pm

Watch Lady Gaga Sing The National Anthem At Super Bowl 50

The Carolina Panthers and the Denver Broncos are facing off in Super Bowl 50 tonight, held in Santa Clara, California. Before the game kicked off,…
Peter Helman | February 7, 2016 - 7:05 pm

Lady Gaga Will Sing The National Anthem At Super Bowl 50

Lady Gaga is really doing the thing in 2016! The singer recently won a Golden Globe for her role in American Horror Story, was nominated…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | February 2, 2016 - 5:29 pm

Watch Lil Wayne’s Super Bowl Commercial For Apartments.com

Lil Wayne's beloved Green Bay Packers will not be a part of this year's Super Bowl, but Wayne himself will be. The people at Apartments.com…
Tom Breihan | January 27, 2016 - 12:32 pm

Beyoncé, Bruno Mars Will Join Coldplay’s Super Bowl Halftime

Beyoncé and Bruno Mars will both join headliners Coldplay onstage during the Super Bowl halftime show, Entertainment Tonight reports. (Presumably, Beyoncé and Coldplay will perform…
Peter Helman | January 7, 2016 - 6:35 pm

Coldplay To Headline Super Bowl Halftime Show

Coldplay will headline the 2016 Super Bowl halftime show, as Variety reports, just a few months after the release of their seventh (and possibly final)…
James Rettig | December 3, 2015 - 3:50 pm

Ugh, Maroon 5 Rumored For Super Bowl 50 Halftime

E! News reports that Adam Levine and Maroon 5 have had "extensive talks" about playing the Super Bowl 50 halftime show, which is good news…
Peter Helman | October 21, 2015 - 9:14 pm

NFL Offers Bruno Mars Super Bowl Halftime Again

Bruno Mars headlined the Super Bowl XLVIII halftime show in 2014 (with some assistance from the Red Hot Chili Peppers), and his performance was the…
Peter Helman | September 8, 2015 - 8:23 pm

Watch Katy Perry’s Super Bowl Halftime Show With Missy Elliott & Lenny Kravitz

Katy Perry brought out Missy Elliott to do a three-song set during her Super Bowl halftime slot and, as Missy Elliot does, she stole the…
James Rettig | February 1, 2015 - 9:07 pm

Hundred Waters Soundtrack Coca-Cola Super Bowl Commercial

Hundred Waters' track "Show Me Love" soundtracked a Coca-Cola Super Bowl commercial earlier tonight centered around stopping online negativity (by pouring soda onto your computer).
James Rettig | February 1, 2015 - 8:58 pm

Katy Perry Will Play Super Bowl 2015 Halftime Show

Billboard reports that their sources have confirmed that Katy Perry will be the halftime performer for Super Bowl XLIX. Last week during an appearance on…
James Rettig | October 9, 2014 - 10:10 pm

M.I.A. Settles With The NFL, Maybe Now They Can Afford A Halftime Show

M.I.A. and the NFL have settled the lawsuit that the organization filed after M.I.A. flipped the middle finger during her part in Madonna's 2012 Super…
James Rettig | August 22, 2014 - 6:36 pm

NFL Wants Coldplay, Katy Perry, Or Rihanna To Pay To Play Super Bowl Halftime

The National Football League rakes in about $9 billion a year, but that doesn't mean it's made of money. Do you know how much the…
Tom Breihan | August 19, 2014 - 4:12 pm

NFL Seeks Additional $15M From M.I.A. For Super Bowl Middle Finger

The feud between the NFL and M.I.A. is getting more heated and even more entertaining. …
Chris DeVille | March 17, 2014 - 3:22 pm

These Were Super Bowl Viewers’ FCC Complaints About Red Hot Chili Peppers’ Suggestive Lyrics, Exposed Nipples

While we all remember a lot of unhappy viewers reporting to the FCC during M.I.A.'s Superbowl performance a few years back. Now many complaints about…
Miles Bowe | March 14, 2014 - 10:56 am

Axl Rose Has A Theory About Red Hot Chili Peppers’ Unplugged Super Bowl Performance

The Super Bowl is but a distant memory, yet the Chili Peppers' Cordgate controversy continues to annihilate our nation's collective sensibilities. Flea already gave us…
Michael Nelson | February 5, 2014 - 11:15 am

Red Hot Chili Peppers Didn’t Even Plug In Their Guitars For The Super Bowl

The Super Bowl Halftime Show is a marvel of swift, mechanistic spectacle-creation. Think of the logistics involved: Both teams leave the field, and then a…
Tom Breihan | February 3, 2014 - 3:43 pm
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