Super Bowl LVII: Rihanna Set to Headline NFL 2023 Halftime Show Philadelphia Eagles vs Kansas City Chiefs

Super Bowl LVII: Rihanna Set to Headline NFL 2023 Halftime Show Philadelphia Eagles vs Kansas City Chiefs

  • Rihanna is set to make a comeback of sorts with a performance at the 2023 Super Bowl show
  • The Umbrella hitmaker last performed at a concert in the United Kingdom seven years ago
  • This year's final will pit the Philadelphia Eagles vs the Kansas City Chiefs in Arizona

Popular pop star Rihanna is the main act of this year's NFL Super Bowl half-time show set to go down this weekend in Arizona.

Rihanna will headline the clash between Philadelphia Eagles and Kansas City Chiefs at the State Farm Stadium in Glendale, Arizona.

The event will come less than nine months after she welcomed her first child. She has been away from the scene for quite some time with her last real concert coming way back in 2016.

The 34-year-old has hinted at bringing special guests during her performance with Hello hitmaker Adele confirming that she will attend the Super Bowl just 'because of Rihanna.' Jay-Z, whose company Roc Nation produces the half-time show is also in line for a surprise appearance.

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Her current boyfriend, ASAP Rocky and former partner Drake could also tag along during her performance.

In terms of the song the Barbados-born crooner might open the show with, the Athletic reports that Don't Stop that Music is a strong favourite alongside the likes of Diamonds, What's my name and Stay.

Dr Dre, Snoop Dogg, Eminem, Mary J.Blige, 50 Cent and Kendrick Lamar performed at last year's event.

Grammy-award winner Chris Stapleton will sing the national anthem before kickoff.

Tom Brady retires - for good

Sports Brief had earlier reported that Tom Brady had called an end to his legendary career, this time for good. The seven-time Super Bowl winner announced that he was returning in February last year but reversed his decision less than a month later.

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Considered one of the greatest American football players of all time, Brady took to social media to announce his retirement.

In a video posted to his Twitter account, the 45-year-old fought back the tears as he thanked everyone for their support over the years.

Source: Sports Brief News