The NFL season has been like no different, however one fixed the league has it that its Tremendous Bowl halftime present historically blows folks away. That is not going to alter in 2021 at Tremendous Bowl LV.
Pepsi, the NFL and Roc Nation introduced on Thursday that The Weeknd would be the Pepsi Tremendous Bowl LV Halftime Present performer. The Grammy-winning artist will carry out in between all of the motion of the CBS broadcast on Sunday, Feb. 7, 2021 at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Fla.
Performing on the Tremendous Bowl has been one thing The Weeknd has thought of for a very long time.
“All of us develop up watching the world’s greatest acts taking part in the Tremendous Bowl and one can solely dream of being in that place. I am humbled, honored and ecstatic to be the middle of that notorious stage this yr,” he mentioned.
The Weeknd posted a teaser on his social media on Wednesday forward of the announcement:
Roc Nation founder Shawn “JAY-Z” Carter gave some perception on why The Weeknd was their supreme selection for the most-watched musical efficiency of the yr.
“The Weeknd has launched a sound all his personal. His soulful uniqueness has outlined a brand new era of greatness in music and artistry,” Jay-Z mentioned. “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.”
The NFL is trying ahead to what an artist recognized for creating new sounds and bringing new concepts to the desk will give you for the Pepsi Halftime Stage.
“We’re thrilled to have The Weeknd be a part of us in Tampa Bay on the Pepsi Halftime Stage,” Brian Rolapp, NFL Chief Media and Enterprise Officer, mentioned. “Halftime Present performances have a historical past of excellence and creativity and we look ahead to seeing what he’ll convey to Tremendous Bowl LV.”
In a yr of uncertainty, the halftime present will possible look totally different, and new well being and security tips will probably be in place for the whole occasion. These concerned are assured the distinctive work of the Weeknd will create a memorable efficiency in such extraordinary instances.
Every little thing the NFL does for this yr’s Tremendous Bowl will probably be in accordance with their very own well being and security tips, in addition to native tips.
Shakira and Jennifer Lopez co-headlined the Pepsi Tremendous Bowl LIV Halftime Present in 2020, which additionally featured appearances by J. Balvin and Unhealthy Bunny