Rihanna Is Set To Headline Super Bowl LVII

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Leena Nasir Entertainment Reporter
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Global singing sensation Rihanna has been confirmed as the headlining performer for Super Bowl LVII.

Rihanna confirmed the big news by sharing a simple photograph to her Instagram account Sunday. The star posted an image of a football that was held up in her hand. Her tattoos were exposed, and she opted to go without a caption, as the picture spoke a thousand words. Super Bowl LVII is scheduled to take place in Glendale, Arizona, Feb. 12, 2023.


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Roc Nation joined the enthusiastic announcement that Rihanna had been clinched for this very special halftime show performance by releasing a tweet that contained the same image originally posted by the star.

Roc Nation – which has helped produce the halftime show over the past few years – and the National Football League also tweeted the same image, writing, “Let’s GO” with the hashtag “SBLVII.” (RELATED: Super Bowl Halftime Performer Dr. Dre Allegedly Abused A Woman, Eminem And Him Both Sang About Killing People)

Rihanna had the full support of music mogul Jay-Z, who promptly released a statement in support of her upcoming performance.

“Rihanna is a generational talent, a woman of humble beginnings who has surpassed expectations at every turn. A person born on the small island of Barbados who became one of the most prominent artists ever. Self-made in business and entertainment,” he said in a statement, according to Page Six.

The 2022 Super Bowl halftime show featured Dr. Dre, Snoop Dogg, Eminem, Kendrick Lamar, Mary J. Blige, and 50 Cent.