Why Rihanna Turned Down Super Bowl Halftime Show Offer: After Kaepernick, ‘I Just Couldn’t Be a Sellout’

RELATED STORIES After nearly a full year of speculation, Rihanna has confirmed that she “absolutely” rejected the NFL’s offer for her to perform during the 2019 Super Bowl halftime show. In a new interview with Vogue, the singer says she made the decision in solidarity with former San Francisco 49er Colin Kaepernick, whose peaceful protesting […]

Have you seen what Jurgen Klopp does at half-time during Liverpool games?

Klopp is always animated on the touchline but the Liverpool boss usually can’t wait to leave the pitch at half-time. If you’ve ever been to a Reds game at Anfield during Klopp’s tenure, you may have seen him sprint down the tunnel as soon as the half-time whistle blows. And during an interview with Goal, […]

Six Nations 2018 LIVE, France vs Italy: Latest score as the French lead at half-time

The two teams have, since 2007, competed for the Giuseppe Garibaldi Trophy and twice since have the Italians upset their much-fancied French opponents. But those wins, in 2011 and 2013, feel a long time ago and both came in Rome: Italy have not beaten France on the road since 1997. France have two points to […]

Justin Timberlake to Headline Super Bowl 52 Halftime Show

Justin Timberlake is bringing sexy back… to the biggest televised concert event of the year. The “Suit and Tie” singer revealed on Sunday that he will be performing during the Super Bowl LII Halftime Show, airing on Sunday, Feb. 4, 2018 on NBC. The announcement was made alongside Tonight Show host Jimmy Fallon in a […]

Ang Lee to critics of Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk: 'I'm proud of it but NOT satisfied'

He is one of the greatest and most original auteurs working in world cinema today. He dazzled us with his international breakthrough in Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon. He has been lost in Austen with Sense and Sensibility, gone camping on Brokeback Mountain and dazzled our hearts, minds and eyes with The Life Of Pi. All […]

In the Super Bowl halftime show, Lady Gaga was her own Left Shark

In 2015, the internet fell in love with a Super Bowl halftime hero. It wasn’t headliner Katy Perry, or special guests Lenny Kravitz and Missy Elliott, who were also attached to the show. It was Left Shark, a costumed backup dancer who won hearts with offbeat, out-of-sync dance moves. Now that Super Bowl 51 has […]

Super Bowl 2017: Lady Gaga's half-time jump show was PREDICTED by The Simpsons in 2012

Eerily similar to an episode of entitled Lisa Goes Gaga, fans noticed the distinct similarities between the cartoon and the live performance last night. The Simpsons foretold Lady Gaga flying through the air on a harness in one of her many garish outfits. This did indeed happen as the singer jumped from the stadium roof […]

Intel drones form US flag for Lady Gaga’s halftime show

Remember when quadcopter drones juggled balls and formed up into a Star Trek logo? That seems downright quaint compared to what we just saw at Lady Gaga’s elaborately produced Super Bowl halftime show. During her first number, 300 Intel drones formed the shape of an American flag, punctuating the singer’s wire-assisted fall to the stage […]

Lady Gaga's Super Bowl Halftime Show — Watch Her Performance and Grade It

“Lady Gaga” and “football” rarely come up in the same conversation, much less the same televised event, which made her performance at Sunday’s Super Bowl all the more exciting. PHOTOSPuppy Bowl 2017 Photos: Meet the Adorable, Adoptable Starting Lineup The artist formerly known as Stefani Germanotta began her halftime show — already heralded by Pepsi as the “biggest […]

Playing the Super Bowl Halftime Show: An Unpaid Internship?

There are many ways in which the Super Bowl halftime show is quite different from an ordinary concert: It’s once a year, it’s wedged in the middle of the most-watched sports event in America, and the NFL picks who gets to perform. Another key difference is that, whether the audience knows it or not, the […]