Rihanna to headline Super Bowl halftime present

Rihanna will take heart stage at February’s Super Bowl halftime present.

The singer, who declined to carry out within the 2019 Super Bowl halftime present out of solidarity with Colin Kaepernick, will headline the 2023 Super Bowl, the NFL introduced Sunday together with Jay-Z’s Roc Nation and Apple Music. Rihanna posted a picture on Instagram of an arm outstretched holding an NFL soccer.

“Rihanna is a generational expertise, a girl of humble beginnings who has surpassed expectations at each flip,” Shawn “Jay-Z” Carter, whose Roc Nation is an government producer of the present, stated in a press release. “An individual born on the small island of Barbados who turned one of the vital outstanding artists ever. Self-made in enterprise and leisure.”

The Super Bowl will happen at State Farm Stadium in Glendale, Arizona, on Feb. 12. After years of Pepsi’s sponsorship, the upcoming halftime present shall be sponsored by Apple Music.

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Rihanna earlier stated she turned down the same alternative for the 2019 Super Bowl that was finally headlined by Maroon 5. At the time, many artists voiced help for Kaepernick, the previous San Francisco 49ers quarterback whose 2016 nationwide anthem protests sparked debate all through soccer.

“I could not dare do this. For what?” Rihanna advised Vogue in 2019. “Who positive factors from that? Not my folks. I simply could not be a sellout. I could not be an enabler. There’s issues inside that group that I don’t agree with in any respect, and I used to be not about to go and be of service to them in any manner,” she stated of the league.

With gross sales of greater than 250 million data worldwide, Rihanna ranks as one of many best-selling feminine artists ever. Her final album was 2016’s “Anti.”

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