Bruno Mars may headline Super Bowl 50 halftime but there’s a twist
Bruno Mars, who in 2014 broke the TV record for most-watched Super Bowl halftime show ever with 115.3 million viewers, has been asked to come back and headline 2016’s halftime show in Santa Clara, California, on February 7, 2016.
Mars not only would perform, but he would be in charge of selecting a medley of artists (potentially other past performers) to perform during this 50th anniversary event, two sources close to planners of the event told Mashable
Mars was the youngest artist to ever serve as a sole headliner (watch, below). He opened on the drums for “Billionaire,” a Travie McCoy song on which he was featured in 2009, before launching into a hip-swinging performance of “Locked Out of Heaven.” Mars followed those songs up with a rambunctious rendition of “Runaway Baby.” He closed the set with “Just The Way You Are,” which began with an emotional video of troops addressing their loved ones. Between “Runaway” and “Just The Way You Are,” the Red Hot Chili Peppers joined Bruno Mars onstage to rock out on “Give It Away.” Read more…
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