The Tremendous Bowl halftime present in 2021 will present fairly the joy as your weekend strikes towards its conclusion.
That is as a result of The Weeknd (no, there is no typo there) will carry out at Tremendous Bowl 55 in Tampa, Florida, as the newest 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 permit for a halftime present that has some enchantment for everybody at your Tremendous Bowl social gathering.
The Weeknd is a Canadian artist whose actual identify is Abel Makkonen Tesfaye. His stage identify, in accordance with Tesfaye, comes from being a highschool dropout who “left one weekend and by no means got here house.” 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 yr 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 might remind lots of Bruno’s diversified setlist on the 2014 Tremendous Bowl.
Here is every little thing to learn about this yr’s Tremendous Bowl 55 halftime present, together with anticipated begin time and a full listing of performances all through the sport’s historical past.
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 identify is Abel Makkonen Tesfaye, The Weeknd ought to deliver 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 manner onto the stage in some unspecified time in the future through the halftime present. The Weeknd can 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 possible 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.
Who’s The Weeknd?
The Weeknd is a Canadian singer-songwriter whose full identify is Abel Makkonen Tesfaye. Whereas his music touches on various completely different genres, it has a heavy R&B affect.
The Weeknd’s stage identify comes from Tesfaye leaving for a weekend and by no means coming house throughout highschool, as an alternative selecting to drop out. He’ll flip 31 a bit greater than every week after performing on the Tremendous Bowl, along 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 along 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.”
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 can 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 Stunning. 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
|I||1967||Universities of Arizona and Michigan Grambling College Bands|
|II||1968||“Previous Man Winter Takes a Trip in Miami” that includes seven native Miami-area highschool bands|
|III||1969||“America Thanks” with Florida A&M College|
|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 Individuals|
|XV||1981||“A Mardi Gras Competition”|
|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 Youngsters’s Desires”|
|XX||1986||“Beat of the Future”|
|XXI||1987||“Salute to Hollywood’s a centesimal 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 Youngsters 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|
|XXXI||1997||“Blues Brothers Bash” that includes Dan Akroyd, John Goodman, James Belushi, James Brown and ZZ Prime|
|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 Surprise, Gloria Estefan, Large Dangerous 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|
|XXXVII||2003||Shania Twain, No Doubt and Sting|
|XXXVIII||2004||Janet Jackson, Child Rock, P. Diddy, Nelly and Justin Timberlake|
|XL||2006||The Rolling Stones|
|XLII||2008||Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers|
|XLIII||2009||Bruce Springsteen & The E Road Band|
|XLV||2011||The Black Eyed Peas, Usher, Slash|
|XLVI||2012||Madonna with visitors Cee Lo Inexperienced, LMFAO, M.I.A. and Nicki Minaj|
|XLVII||2013||Beyoncé with visitors Future’s Youngster|
|XLVIII||2014||Bruno Mars with visitors Pink Sizzling Chili Peppers|
|XLIX||2015||Katy Perry with visitors Missy Elliott and Lenny Kravitz|
|50||2016||Coldplay with guets Beyoncé and Bruno Mars|
|LIII||2019||Maroon 5 with visitors Travis Scott and Large Boi|
|LIV||2020||Shakira and Jennifer Lopez|