The Weeknd to Headline the 2021 Super Bowl Half-TimeShow

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TheCanadian artist has actually landed the desirable area for2021


TheSuper Bowl Half-TimeShow is famous– and it’s set to get a great dosage of Canadiana next year as The Weeknd (whose genuine name is Abel Tesfaye) has actually simply been called as the heading act for 2021.

It’s a significant minute for the Canadian artist– who matured in Scarborough, Ontario— as he follows in the steps of Beyonc é, Prince, Nelly, Justin Timberlake, Bruno Mars, Lady Gaga and naturally, Shakira and JenniferLopez He will be the very first Canadian to heading the occasion given that 2003 when Shania Twain appeared together with No Doubt.

Speaking of the chance in a declaration, The Weeknd stated, “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, honoured and ecstatic to be the centre of that infamous stage this year.”

The reveal will be produced by Jay Z and his business Roc Nation (who likewise produced the Shakira/ J Lo extravaganza in 2015). Jay Z applauded the Canadian star in a declaration stating, “The Weeknd has introduced a sound all his own. His soulful uniqueness has defined a new generation of greatness in music and artistry. This is an extraordinary moment in time and the Pepsi Super Bowl LV Half-Time Show is going to be an extraordinary experience with an extraordinary performer.”

TheSuper Bowl LV will occur in Tampa, Florida on February 7, 2021.