Hollywood actor and singer Rihanna will perform at the Super Bowl LVII Halftime Show in February 2023, while Roc Nation also claimed in a statement on Sunday.
Earlier, Apple Music shared a photo of Rihanna’s tattooed hand holding an NFL-branded football, after which the Work the singer cryptically shared the same image later.
The Umbrella The singer also shared a photo of an NFL-branded football on her Instagram.
The oceans The singer hasn’t released an album since 2016 but vaguely hinted at two different albums. Either way, the announcement was enough to get fans of the Oceans 8 star, hoping to see her prime-time appearance.
It was also reported that Rihanna was also offered to headline the 2019 halftime show, but turned down the offer in a move to show solidarity with Colin Kaepernick.
For the uninitiated, the Super Bowl LVII halftime show is scheduled for Sunday, February 12, 2023 in Glendale, Arizona.
This is the first year that Apple Music will serve as a sponsor for the halftime show, replacing longtime NFL partner Pepsi.
Earlier this year, the Super Bowl LVI Halftime Show brought together a star-studded team of performers, including Dr. Dre, Snoop Dogg, Eminem, Mary J. Blige and Kendrick Lamar, earning five Creative Arts Emmy nominations and winning three Creative Arts Emmy, including outstanding live variety special – a first for the halftime show.
Past Super Bowl Halftime Show performances have featured The Weeknd, Jennifer Lopez, Shakira, Justin Timberlake, Lady Gaga, Katy Perry, Bruno Mars, Prince, Madonna and more.