It appears as though Adele won’t be performing at the 2017 Super Bowl after all. The British singer shut down the tabloid rumors during her tour stop in Los Angeles on Saturday, Aug. 13.
“First of all, I’m not doing the Super Bowl,” Adele told the Staples Center crowd. “I mean, come on, that show is not about music. And I don’t really – I can’t dance or anything like that. They were very kind, they did ask me, but I said no.”
Earlier this month, British tabloid newspaper The Sun, reported that the National Football League was eyeing Adele for next year’s halftime performance. “There is nobody bigger in the world than Adele right now and organizers are doing absolutely everything they can to try to persuade her to sign up,” an NFL source allegedly told The Sun.
Last October, the reclusive singer released her comeback hit “Hello.” She is currently on her sold-out world tour in support of her third studio effort 25, which spent 10 weeks at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 to date.