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[10/16/12 - 03:10 PM]
Beyonce to Perform February 3 During the Pepsi Super Bowl XLVII Halftime Show on CBS
More than 112.5 million viewers in the U.S. watched last year's show.

[via press release from CBS]

BEYONCÉ TO PERFORM FEBRUARY 3 DURING THE PEPSI SUPER BOWL XLVII HALFTIME SHOW ON CBS

Global music icon and 16-time Grammy-Award winner BEYONCÉ will perform in the PEPSI SUPER BOWL XLVII HALFTIME SHOW on CBS at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans on Sunday, February 3, 2013, the NFL and CBS announced today.

The Pepsi Super Bowl halftime show is the most-watched musical event of the year. More than 112.5 million viewers in the U.S. watched last year's show. The Super Bowl and halftime show will be broadcast worldwide.

Beyoncé joins an esteemed list of recent halftime acts that includes Madonna, The Black Eyed Peas, The Who, Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band, Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, Prince, the Rolling Stones, Paul McCartney and U2.

PepsiCo continues to leverage its diverse multi-brand portfolio - including Pepsi, Frito-Lay, Gatorade, Quaker and Tropicana - with the NFL to connect with fans and enhance their NFL experience. This year, Pepsi returns as the title sponsor of the Super Bowl Halftime Show bringing the brand's Live for Now mind-set and one-of-a-kind consumer engagement platforms to provide fans a halftime experience worthy of pop-culture's biggest stage.

The PEPSI SUPER BOWL XLVII HALFTIME SHOW is an NFL NETWORK PRODUCTION and will be executive produced by RICKY KIRSHNER and directed by HAMISH HAMILTON.

HISTORY OF SUPER BOWL HALFTIME ENTERTAINMENT

SUPER BOWL HALFTIME
I Universities of Arizona and Michigan Bands.
II Grambling University.
III "America Thanks" with Florida A&M University.
IV Carol Channing.
V Florida A&M Band.
VI "Salute to Louis Armstrong" with Ella Fitzgerald, Carol Channing, Al Hirt and U.S. Marine Corps Drill Team.
VII "Happiness Is..." with University of Michigan Band and Woody Herman.
VIII "A Musical America" with University of Texas Band.
IX "Tribute to Duke Ellington" with Mercer Ellington and Grambling University Bands.
X "200 Years and Just a Baby" Tribute to America's Bicentennial.
XI "It's a Small World" including crowd participation for first time with spectators waving colored placards on cue.
XII "From Paris to the Paris of America" with Tyler Apache Belles, Pete Fountain and Al Hirt.
XIII "Super Bowl XIII Carnival" Salute to the Caribbean with Ken Hamilton and various Caribbean bands.
XIV "A Salute to the Big Band Era" with Up with People.
XV "A Mardi Gras Festival."
XVI "A Salute to the 60's and Motown."
XVII "KaleidoSUPERscope" (a kaleidoscope of color and sound).
XVIII "Super Bowl XVIII's Salute to the Superstars of the Silver Screen."
XIX "A World of Children's Dreams."
XX "Beat of the Future."
XXI "Salute to Hollywood's 100th Anniversary."
XXII "Something Grand" featuring 88 grand pianos, the Rockettes and Chubby Checker.
XXIII "Be Bop Bamboozled" featuring 3-D effects.
XXIV "Salute to New Orleans" and 40th Anniversary of Peanuts' characters, featuring trumpeter Pete Fountain, Doug Kershaw & Irma Thomas.
XXV "A Small World Salute to 25 Years of the Super Bowl" featuring New Kids on the Block.
XXVI "Winter Magic" including a salute to the winter season and the winter Olympics featuring Gloria Estefan, Brian Boitano and Dorothy Hamill.
XXVII "Heal the World" featuring Michael Jackson and 3,500 local children. Finale included audience card stunt.
XXVIII "Rockin Country Sunday" featuring Clint Black, Tanya Tucker, Travis Tritt, Wynonna & Naomi Judd. Finale included flashlight stunt.
XXIX "Indiana Jones and the Temple of the Forbidden Eye" featuring Tony Bennett, Patti LaBelle, Arturo Sandoval, the Miami Sound Machine and stunts including fire and skydivers. Finale included audience participation with light sticks.
XXX Diana Ross celebrating 30 years of the Super Bowl with special effects, pyrotechnics and stadium card stunt. Finale featured Diana Ross being taken from the stadium in a helicopter.
XXXI "Blues Brothers Bash" featuring Dan Akroyd, John Goodman and James Belushi. Also featuring "The Godfather of Soul" James Brown and ZZ Top.
XXXII "A Tribute to Motown's 40th Anniversary" including Boyz II Men, Smokey Robinson, Queen Latifah, Martha Reeves and The Temptations.
XXXIII "Celebration of Soul, Salsa and Swing" featuring Stevie Wonder, Gloria Estefan, Big Bad Voodoo Daddy and tap dancer Savion Glover.
XXXIV "A Tapestry of Nations" featuring Phil Collins, Christina Aguilera, Enrique Iglesias, Toni Braxton and an 80-person choir.
XXXV "The Kings of Rock and Pop" featuring Aerosmith, *N'SYNC, Britney Spears, Mary J. Blige and Nelly
XXXVI U2
XXXVII Shania Twain, No Doubt and Sting
XXXVIII Janet Jackson, Kid Rock, P. Diddy, Nelly and Justin Timberlake
XXXIX Paul McCartney
XL The Rolling Stones
XLI Prince
XLII Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers
XLIII Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band
XLIV The Who
XLV The Black Eyed Peas, Usher, Slash
XLVI Madonna
XLVII Beyoncé





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