Rihanna's Super Bowl 2023 halftime show: What time it's likely to start and how to watch

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Rihanna will command the world's biggest stage when she performs the halftime show for Super Bowl 2023 at State Farm Stadium in Glendale, Arizona, on Sunday, Feb. 12.

By any reasonable metric, the Barbadian singer who rose to fame in 2005 with the triple-platinum breakthrough "Pon de Replay" is among the biggest pop stars of her generation. And she hasn't toured since late 2016, which makes the much-anticipated halftime show that much more anticipated.

The Philadelphia Eagles will take on the Kansas City Chiefs in Super Bowl 57. Read on for everything you need to know about how to watch Rihanna's halftime show, including how long it could last and whether she's bringing special guests.

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When is Super Bowl 2023?

Super Bowl 57 is on Sunday, Feb. 12, 2023.

What time is kickoff for Super Bowl 2023?

The game is scheduled to begin at 4:30 p.m. Arizona time.

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How to watch Rihanna's halftime show

The Super Bowl and Rihanna's halftime show can be watched on Fox, which is available through most cable and streaming television packages.

That's Channel 10 (KSAZ) in metro Phoenix.

Super Bowl 2023 halftime show time

Maybe you just want to know what time Rihanna's halftime show will start. It depends on how the game goes. The first half usually lasts about 90 minutes, so sometime after 6 p.m. seems likely for Rihanna to take the stage.

How long is Rihanna's halftime show?

Super Bowl halftime shows tend to last 12 to 14 minutes.

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How can I stream Rihanna's halftime show?

Some live streaming services carry the Super Bowl, including Hulu+, YouTubeTV, fuboTV and Sling TV, but subscriptions are required.

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Rihanna halftime show guests

In an interview with E, the star addressed the prospect of whether she'll have guests join her on stage for the halftime show.

"Twelve minutes?" she said. "You could actually do that by yourself, but it's one of those things where you can decorate it however you want. So whether I choose to do it for myself or whether I choose to bring some of my peers on, it's..."

The singer paused then added, "I don't know what I'm gonna do yet. It's gonna be great either way."

Has Rihanna played the Super Bowl before?

No, this is Rihanna's first time at the Super Bowl. She turned it down in 2019 when the NFL approached her.

She declined in solidarity with Colin Kaepernick, the former San Francisco 49ers quarterback who filed a grievance with the NFL, believing he'd been blacklisted for kneeling during the national anthem to protest inequality and police brutality.

Kaepernick has since withdrawn his grievance.

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