Rockers Coldplay have landed the coveted 2016 Super Bowl half-time show slot, as outlined by multiple reports.
The Viva La Vida stars are reportedly getting ready for the fundamental gig after signing onto help America’s National Football League (NFL) celebrate the sporting extravaganza’s 50th anniversary at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara, California on 7 February (16).
Bruno Mars had previously emerged just as one early favourite to headline the American football showdown, just couple of years after punching the main stage in 2014, and although he will not the main attraction, sources tell UsMagazine.com he’ll still be involved.
Other “friends with the group” are allegedly set to participate frontman Chris Martin with his fantastic bandmates in the special concert, which is to be broadcast live world wide. Check Coldplay Everglow sheet music page.
Recent reports tipped Maroon 5 and Taylor Swift as you possibly can contenders with the huge show, but you are not expected for making appearances.
Coldplay, with yet to touch upon the news, will release their new album, A Head Full of Dreams, on Friday (04Dec15). The project incorporates a handful of collaborations with artists including Beyonce, Noel Gallagher, Avicii and Chris’ ex-wife, Gwyneth Paltrow.
The band previewed tracks through the new album throughout a church gig in Hackney, East London on Thursday (03Dec15). The concert was broadcast continue to exist BBC Radio 1.
Katy Perry headlined the Super Bowl half-time show captured (15), with Lenny Kravitz and Missy Elliott as her special guests.
The 12-minute set took over as the most-watched TV concert in the past, with 121 million viewers tuning in watch – six million over those who tested Bruno’s Super Bowl performance in 2014.
Katy previously admitted she had suffered 6 months of stress as she prepared for that big show as she had to negotiate every little detail to adhere to the wishes of NFL bosses.
“In my show… everything goes thru my eyes; I call every one of the shots, 100 % of it,” she told Elle magazine. “With the NFL, I have to be accountable to many levels of red tape. There are many committees I have to proceed through for my costumes, the budgets of my show, every interview – everything, I have to report to somebody. So I am don’t the boss; I have to relinquish that control…
“Once you select you’re gonna perform the Super Bowl, you’re gonna haven’t any f**king life for 6 months. It is the biggest thing.”
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