The Weeknd to Headline the 2021 Super Bowl LV Halftime Show
Three-time Grammy Award-winning artist The Weeknd will headline the Super Bowl LV Halftime Show. The big game will take place on February 7 in Tampa, Florida. The annual event reaches in excess of 100 million fans to televisions worldwide, many set to watch the highly anticipated halftime performances.
Born Abel Tesfaye, the Canadian born multi-genre performer has experienced incredible success in 2020 with the rise of his hit single “Blinding Lights” that propelled his album straight to the top of Billboards 200 chart, topping out at the No. 1 spot for several weeks. The Weeknd has also reached chart milestones in the Adult Pop and R&B charts in 2020.
The Super Bowl half-time show is considered a highlight in a musician’s career, drawing those millions of views each year. Historically, some of the biggest names in music have played the prestigious event, including Michael Jackson, Prince, Madonna, Diana Ross, U2, Paul McCartney,and Lady Gaga.