The Weeknd to Headline Super Bowl LV Halftime Show

Daniel Kohn
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The Weeknd’s big year will continue into 2021. On Thursday, it was announced that the Weeknd would be headlining the Super Bowl LV halftime show, which will take place on Feb. 7, 2021 at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Florida.

The event is produced in collaboration with Pepsi, the NFL, and Roc Nation. Jay-Z is the NFL’s live music strategist.

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“We all grow up watching the world’s biggest acts playing the Super Bowl and one can only dream of being in that position. I’m humbled, honored and ecstatic to be the center of that infamous stage this year,” The Weeknd said in a statement.

“The Weeknd has introduced a sound all his own. His soulful uniqueness has defined a new generation of greatness in music and artistry,” said Shawn JAY-Z Carter. “This is an extraordinary moment in time and the Pepsi Super Bowl LV Halftime Show is going to be an extraordinary experience with an extraordinary performer.”

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