1967 to 2010 History of Super Bowl Halftime Show

SUPER BOWL HALFTIME

  1. I Universities of Arizona and Michigan Bands.
  2. II Grambling University.
  3. III “America Thanks” with Florida A&M University.
  4. IV Carol Channing.
  5. V Florida A&M Band.
  6. VI “Salute to Louis Armstrong” with Ella Fitzgerald, Carol Channing, Al Hirt and U.S. Marine Corps Drill Team.
  7. VII “Happiness Is…” with University of Michigan Band and Woody Herman.
  8. VIII “A Musical America” with University of Texas Band.
  9. IX “Tribute to Duke Ellington” with Mercer Ellington and Grambling University Bands.
  10. X “200 Years and Just a Baby” Tribute to America’s Bicentennial.
  11. XI “It’s a Small World” including crowd participation for first time with spectators waving colored placards on cue.
  12. XII “From Paris to the Paris of America” with Tyler Apache Belles, Pete Fountain and Al Hirt.
  13. XIII “Super Bowl XIII Carnival” Salute to the Caribbean with Ken Hamilton and various Caribbean bands.
  14. XIV “A Salute to the Big Band Era” with Up with People.
  15. XV “A Mardi Gras Festival.”
  16. XVI “A Salute to the 60’s and Motown.”
  17. XVII “KaleidoSUPERscope” (a kaleidoscope of color and sound).
  18. XVIII “Super Bowl XVIII’s Salute to the Superstars of the Silver Screen.”
  19. XIX “A World of Children’s Dreams.”
  20. XX “Beat of the Future.”
  21. XXI “Salute to Hollywood’s 100th Anniversary.”
  22. XXII “Something Grand” featuring 88 grand pianos, the Rockettes and Chubby Checker.
  23. XXIII “Be Bop Bamboozled” featuring 3-D effects.
  24. XXIV “Salute to New Orleans” and 40th Anniversary of Peanuts’ characters, featuring trumpeter Pete Fountain, Doug Kershaw & Irma Thomas.
  25. XXV “A Small World Salute to 25 Years of the Super Bowl” featuring New Kids on the Block.
  26. XXVI “Winter Magic” including a salute to the winter season and the winter Olympics featuring Gloria Estefan, Brian Boitano and Dorothy Hamill.
  27. XXVII “Heal the World” featuring Michael Jackson and 3,500 local children.
    SuperBowl-halftime-1993aFinale included audience card stunt.Michael Jackson motionless standing statue stance at Superbowl half time show – Super Bowl XXVII was an American football game played on January 31, 1993 at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, California to decide the National Football League (NFL) champion following the 1992 regular season. The National Football Conference (NFC) champion Dallas Cowboys (16-3) defeated the American Football Conference (AFC) champion Buffalo Bills (14-6), 52–17 (a then-record 69 combined points). The Cowboys won their third Super Bowl in team history, and their first one in fifteen years. The Bills became the first team to lose three consecutive Super Bowls, and just the second team to play in three straight (the Miami Dolphins played in Super Bowls VI-VIII, winning VII and VIII).
  28. XXVIII “Rockin Country Sunday” featuring Clint Black, Tanya Tucker, Travis Tritt, Wynonna & Naomi Judd. Finale included flashlight stunt.
  29. 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.
  30. 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.
  31. XXXI “Blues Brothers Bash” featuring Dan Akroyd, John Goodman and James Belushi. Also featuring “The Godfather of Soul” James Brown and ZZ Top.
  32. XXXII “A Tribute to Motown’s 40th Anniversary” including Boyz II Men, Smokey Robinson, Queen Latifah, Martha Reeves and The Temptations.
  33. XXXIII “Celebration of Soul, Salsa and Swing” featuring Stevie Wonder, Gloria Estefan, Big Bad Voodoo Daddy and tap dancer Savionn Glover.
  34. XXXIV “A Tapestry of Nations” featuring Phil Collins, Christina Aguilera, Enrique Iglesias, Toni Braxton and an 80-person choir.
  35. XXXV “The Kings of Rock and Pop” featuring Aerosmith, *N’SYNC, Britney Spears, Mary J. Blige and NellySuperBowl-halftime-2001Britney Spears performing in 2001. Super Bowl XXXV was played on January 28, 2001 at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Florida to decide the National Football League (NFL) champion following the 2000 regular season. The American Football Conference (AFC) champion Baltimore Ravens (16–4) defeated the National Football Conference (NFC) champion New York Giants (14–5), 34–7. The Ravens became the third wild card team to win the Super Bowl and the second in four years. Also, the city of Baltimore had its first Super Bowl title in 30 years.
  36. XXXVI – U2SuperBowl-halftime-36Bono, lead singer for U2, opens his jacket exposing an American flag as he performs during the halftime show at Super Bowl XXXVI.. Super Bowl XXXVI was an American football game played on February 3, 2002 at the Louisiana Superdome in New Orleans, Louisiana to decide the National Football League (NFL) champion following the 2001 regular season. The American Football Conference (AFC) champion New England Patriots (14–5) win their first Super Bowl by defeating the National Football Conference (NFC) champion St. Louis Rams (16–3), 20–17, as kicker Adam Vinatieri made a game-winning 48-yard field goal as time expired. The Rams had been 14-point favorites to win the game, making the Patriots’ victory one of the biggest upsets in Super Bowl history.
  37. XXXVII Shania Twain, No Doubt and StingSuperBowl-halftime-2003Shania Twain, No Doubt, and Sting were featured during the halftime show. – Super Bowl XXXVII was an American football game played on January 26, 2003 at Qualcomm Stadium in San Diego, California to decide the National Football League (NFL) champion following the 2002 regular season. The National Football Conference (NFC) champion Tampa Bay Buccaneers (15-4) won their first Super Bowl by defeating the American Football Conference (AFC) champion Oakland Raiders (13-6), 48–21.
  38. XXXVIII Janet Jackson, Kid Rock, P. Diddy, Nelly and Justin TimberlakeSuperBowl-halftime-2004Janet Jackson and Justin Timberlake performs at halftime of Super Bowl XXXVIII. – Super Bowl XXXVIII was an American football game played on February 1, 2004 at Reliant Stadium in Houston, Texas to decide the National Football League (NFL) champion following the 2003 regular season. The National Football Conference (NFC) champion Carolina Panthers (14-6) almost won their first Super Bowl but were defeated by the American Football Conference (AFC) champion New England Patriots (17–2), 32–29.
  39. XXXIX Paul McCartneySuperBowl-halftime-2005Sir Paul McCartney performs during the halftime show of Super Bowl XXXIX. – Super Bowl XXXIX was an American football game played on 6 February 2005, at Alltel Stadium in Jacksonville, Florida, to decide the National Football League (NFL) champion following the 2004 regular season.[1] The American Football Conference (AFC) champion New England Patriots (17-2) defeated the National Football Conference (NFC) champion Philadelphia Eagles (15-4), 24–21
  40. XL The Rolling StonesRolling Stones Perform At The Isle Of Wight Festival 2007The Stones performed on the largest stage ever assembled for a Super Bowl Halftime Show — 28 separate pieces were assembled in 5 minutes by a 600 member volunteer stage crew, creating the dramatic, signature Rolling Stones “tongue” logo in the center of the field. The Halftime Show was viewed by 89.9 million people. – Super Bowl XL was an American football game pitting the American Football Conference (AFC) champion Pittsburgh Steelers against the National Football Conference (NFC) champion Seattle Seahawks to decide the National Football League (NFL) champion for the 2005 season. Played on February 5, 2006 at Ford Field in Detroit, the Steelers defeated the Seahawks, 21–10, to join the San Francisco 49ers and the Dallas Cowboys as the only franchises to have won five Super Bowls.
  41. XLI PrinceSuperBowl-halftime-2007Prince and his rendition of Purple Rain in the purple rain during the 2007 Super Bowl halftime show. – Super Bowl XLI was an American football game that featured the American Football Conference (AFC) champion Indianapolis Colts and the National Football Conference (NFC) champion Chicago Bears to decide the National Football League (NFL) champion for the 2006 season. The Colts defeated the Bears, 29-17, overcoming a 14-6 first quarter deficit to outscore their opponent 23-3, in the last three quarters. This game, played on February 4, 2007, at Dolphin Stadium in Miami Gardens, Florida
  42. XLII – Tom Petty & The HeartbreakersSuperBowl-halftime-2008Tom Petty performing at the Bridgestone halftime show during Super Bowl XLII between the New York Giants and the New England Patriots on February 3, 2008 at the University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, Arizona. – Super Bowl XLII was an American football game that featured the National Football Conference (NFC) champion New York Giants and the American Football Conference (AFC) champion New England Patriots to decide the National Football League (NFL) champion for the 2007 season. In one of the biggest upsets in Super Bowl history,[10] the Giants (14–6) won 17–14 over the previously undefeated Patriots (18–1). The game, held on February 3, 2008
  43. XLIII – Bruce Springsteen & The E Street BandSuperBowl-halftime-2009Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band performs at the 2009 Super Bowl halftime show in Tampa. Super Bowl XLIII was an American football game pitting the American Football Conference (AFC) champion Pittsburgh Steelers against the National Football Conference (NFC) champion Arizona Cardinals to decide the National Football League (NFL) champion for the 2008 season. It was the 43rd Super Bowl. The Steelers (15–4) defeated the Cardinals (12–7) by a score of 27-23, earning their sixth Super Bowl win, and thus securing sole possession of the record for most Super Bowl wins. This broke the three-way, five-victory tie the Steelers themselves achieved alongside the San Francisco 49ers and the Dallas Cowboys in Super Bowl XL three seasons prior. The game, played on February 1, 2009 at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Florida,
  44. XLIV – The WhoDolphins Stadium will play host to Super Bowl XLIV.
  45. XLV – Black Eyed PeasSuper Bowl XLV was played on February 6, 2011 at Cowboys Stadium in Arlington Texas.
    Christina Aguilera singing the national anthem botched the lyrics, The Black Eyed Peas performed halftime badly and some of the worst TV commercials. At least the Packers and Steelers put on a terrific show.
  46. XLVI – Madonnamadonna_halftimeThe 46th Super Bowl was played on February 5, 2012 at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, Indiana. In a halftime set that included Roman gladiators, Gregorian monks, 70,000 flashlights, a marching band and one very bad bird, Madonna delivered the goods as the Bridgestone Super Bowl XLVI Halftime Show performer. The massive stage took about seven minutes to build, and the outrageously limber 53-year-old pop star performed four songs in a 15-minute set. Her show included the 1990 hit “Vogue,” 2000′s “Music” (with LMFAO) and 1987′s “Like A Prayer” (with Cee-Lo Green as the guest star).

    But it was The Obligatory New Song Nobody Knows (“Give Me All Your Luvin’ “) that might have brought some trouble. Hip-hop star M.I.A. randomly flipped off the audience at the end of her guest verse, an act that inevitably will lead to debate about whether it was premeditated or done on the spot. The performance consisted of 500 outfits including head to toe looks for surprise guests LMFAO, Nicki Minaj, M.I.A. and Cee Lo Green as well as costumes for 100 drum line performers, 150 gladiators and 200 choir singers.

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