The Super Bowl is simply hours away, that means not solely will we get to see an unimaginable recreation, however we may even get one other iconic halftime present.between the Philadelphia Eagles and Kansas City Chiefs and no phrase but if she’s going to carry any particular company to the State Farm Stadium stage.
These days, the halftime present is among the most enjoyable performances of the 12 months. Rihanna has not carried out in years and has been quiet so far as her music scene goes,
Last 12 months, 5 performers took the stage for Super Bowl LVI in Los Angeles, California. Eminem, Dr. Dre. Snoop Dogg, Kendrick Lamar and Mary J. Blige carried out midway by the Rams win over the Bengals.
For the artists who play the halftime present on the Super Bowl, they’re entertaining an viewers that’s exponentially greater than any they’ve ever encountered.
It was not all the time like that nevertheless.
So, what have been the exhibits like earlier than they have been must-see tv? Do you keep in mind that killer halftime present that includes the Rockettes, Chubby Checker and the 88 grand pianos in 1988? Do you bear in mind the fascinating “Be Bop Bamboozled” on the Orange Bowl in 1989? No, no you don’t. Ditto Carol Channing (twice) or any a type of 4 annoyingly contrived Up With People performances within the late ’70s and early ’80s.
The Super Bowl halftime present, earlier than Michael Jackson, was an limitless wasteland of school marching bands and maddening flag-spinning tributes, from salutes to Hollywood (twice), to Motown, to the Big Band Era, to the Caribbean, to Duke Ellington. We additionally received the New Kids on the Block (1991) not singing any of their greatest hits and Gloria Estefan (1992) offering the soundtrack for Olympic determine skaters Dorothy Hamill and Brian Boitano of “What would Brian Boitano do?” fame, as a result of nothing says a Minnesota Super Bowl just like the lead singer of the Miami Sound Machine.
Then we received the King of Pop on the Rose Bowl in 1993 — and the Super Bowl halftime present was by no means the identical once more.
Here is the whole record of earlier Super Bowl halftime performers and themes:
2022: Eminem, Dr. Dre. Snoop Dogg, Kendrick Lamar and Mary J. Blige
2021: The Weeknd
2020: Shakira, Jennifer Lopez, Bad Bunny, J Balvin, Emme Muniz
2019: Maroon 5, Travis Scott, Big Boi
2018: Justin Timberlake, The Tennessee Kids
2017: Lady Gaga
2016: Coldplay, Beyonce, Bruno Mars
2015: Katy Perry, Lenny Kravitz and Missy Elliott
2014: Bruno Mars, Red Hot Chili Peppers
2011: The Black Eyed Peas, Usher, Slash
2010: The Who
2009: Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band
2008: Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers
2007: Prince and the Florida A&M marching band
2006: The Rolling Stones
2005: Paul McCartney
2004: Janet Jackson, Kid Rock, P. Diddy, Nelly and Justin Timberlake
2003: Shania Twain, No Doubt and Sting
2001: “The Kings of Rock and Pop” that includes Aerosmith, ‘N’Sync, Britney Spears, Mary J. Blige and Nelly
2000: “A Tapestry of Nations” that includes Phil Collins, Christina Aguilera, Enrique Iglesias, Toni Braxton and an 80-person choir
1999: “Celebration of Soul, Salsa and Swing” that includes Stevie Wonder, Gloria Estefan, Big Bad Voodoo Daddy and faucet dancer Savion Glover
1998: “A Tribute to Motown’s fortieth Anniversary” together with Boyz II Men, Smokey Robinson, Queen Latifah, Martha Reeves and The Temptations
1997: “Blues Brothers Bash” that includes Dan Akroyd, John Goodman and James Belushi (additionally that includes “The Godfather of Soul” James Brown and ZZ Top)
1996: Diana Ross celebrating 30 years of the Super Bowl with particular results, pyrotechnics and stadium card stunt. Finale featured Diana Ross being taken from the stadium in a helicopter
1995: “Indiana Jones and the Temple of the Forbidden Eye” that includes Tony Bennett, Patti LaBelle, Arturo Sandoval, the Miami Sound Machine and stunts together with hearth and skydivers. Finale included viewers participation with mild sticks
1994: “Rockin’ Country Sunday” that includes Clint Black, Tanya Tucker, Travis Tritt, Wynonna & Naomi Judd. Finale included flashlight stunt
1993: “Heal the World” that includes Michael Jackson and three,500 native youngsters. Finale included viewers card stunt.
1992: “Winter Magic” together with a salute to the winter season and the winter Olympics that includes Gloria Estefan, Brian Boitano and Dorothy Hamill
1991: “A Small World Salute to 25 Years of the Super Bowl” that includes New Kids on the Block
1990: “Salute to New Orleans” and fortieth Anniversary of Peanuts’ characters, that includes trumpeter Pete Fountain, Doug Kershaw & Irma Thomas
1989: “Be Bop Bamboozled” that includes 3-D results
1988: “Something Grand” that includes 88 grand pianos, the Rockettes and Chubby Checker
1987: “Salute to Hollywood’s a centesimal Anniversary”
1986: “Beat of the Future”
1985: “A World of Children’s Dreams”
1984: “Super Bowl XVIII’s Salute to the Superstars of the Silver Screen”
1983: “KaleidoSUPERscope” (a kaleidoscope of coloration and sound)
1982: “A Salute to the 60s and Motown”
1981: “A Mardi Gras Festival”
1980: “A Salute to the Big Band Era” with Up with People
1979: “Super Bowl XIII Carnival” Salute to the Caribbean with Ken Hamilton and numerous Caribbean bands
1978: “From Paris to the Paris of America” with Tyler Apache Belles, Pete Fountain and Al Hirt
1977: “It’s a Small World” together with crowd participation for first time with spectators waving coloured placards on cue
1976: “200 Years and Just a Baby” Tribute to America’s Bicentennial
1975: “Tribute to Duke Ellington” with Mercer Ellington and Grambling State band
1974: “A Musical America” with University of Texas band
1973: “Happiness Is.” with University of Michigan marching band and Woody Herman
1972: “Salute to Louis Armstrong” with Ella Fitzgerald, Carol Channing, Al Hirt and U.S. Marine Corps Drill Team
1971: Florida A&M band
1970: Carol Channing
1969: “America Thanks” with Florida A&M University band
1968: Grambling State band
1967: University of Arizona and Grambling State marching bands