Singer Rihanna announces on social media that, she will be performing at the NFL Super Bowl LVII Halftime Show at the State Farm Stadium outside of Phoenix, Arizona on February.
The nine times Grammy Awards winner, shared an image of her hands holding an official NFL football.
The league confirmed their leading act only minutes later with the same photo posted across their social platforms, with the caption “Let’s Go @badgalriri @rocnation #SBLBII @applemusic @nflonfox.”
Their tweet confirmed what Rihanna posted on social media.
The Super Bowl LVII will be sponsored by Apple Music after ten years with Pepsi. In addition, Roc Nation which is owned by Superstar Jay-Z will help produce the halftime spectacular.
“We are thrilled to welcome Rihanna to the Apple Music Super Bowl Halftime Show stage,” said Seth Dudowsky, NFL Head of music.
“Rihanna is a once in a generation artist who has been a cultural force throughout her career. We look forward to collaborating with Rihanna, Rock Nation and Apple Music to bring fans another historic Halftime Show performance.
Super Bowl LVII is the upcoming championship game of the National Football League (NFL) for the 2022 NFL season. The game is scheduled to be played on February 12, 2023, at State Form Stadium in Glendale, Arizona. It will be the fourth Super Bowl hosted by the Phoenix metropolitan area, with the most recent being Super Bowl XLIX in 2015, also held at State Farm Stadium (then called University of Phoenix Stadium).