The Weeknd To Headline The Super Bowl LV Halftime Show

The Weeknd to perform at the Super Bowl Halftime Show
November 12, 2020 - 23:55 / Sarah Schulz

Canadian rapper and singer The Weeknd will follow in the footsteps of Shakira and Jennifer Lopez by headlining the Super Bowl LV Halftime Show next year. This morning, the NFL announced the singer and confirmed his interest in headlining the NFL championship on February 7, 2021.

Not even the Coronavirus pandemic can stop The Weeknd's rising career. After successfully presenting his fourth album, After Hours, and conquering the charts with hit songs like  "Blinding Lights", the Canadian singer will add another achievement to his career by headlining the Super Bowl LV Halftime Show next year. This was confirmed by the singer himself in a message on Twitter. This is all we know about the exciting news.

The Weeknd to perform at the Super Bowl Halftime Show

Through a message on his official social media accounts, the singer The Weeknd announced that he will be the head of the Super Bowl 55 Halftime Show.

"performing on the iconic stage. see you 02/07/21", wrote the "Can’t Feel My Face" singer on Twitter, promising his followers that they will be able to see him on February 7.

Although the conditions due to the COVID-19 pandemic still affect live entertainment and sporting events, the NFL hopes to hold the final of its championship on time at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa Bay, Florida. Extra regulations were not announced at this time.

The Super Bowl Halftime Show: The Jewel in The Weeknd's Crown

Despite having only 11 years of activity in the music scene, The Weeknd has achieved a number of successes that few can boast.

The Weeknd at the premiere of the movie 'Uncut Gems' in 2019.

He has performed at some of the most important music festivals in the world, was nominated for an Oscar, and has managed to have some of the most successful albums in recent years. He also has won 72 awards, including 2 American Music Awards, 9 Billboard Awards, and 3 Grammy Awards; as well as 2 Guinness records, one for the album with the most downloads in streaming on Spotify in a year (Beauty Behind the Madness, 2017) and another to the male artist with the most consecutive weeks in the first place of the Billboard Top Hot 100.

With his appearance in the Super Bowl Halftime Show, the Canadian follows in the footsteps of figures such as Shakira, Jennifer Lopez, Madonna, Lady Gaga, Katy Perry, Beyoncé, and Bruno Mars, who have all performed in one of the most-watched shows on television every year.