The Super Bowl LV halftime show is one of the biggest entertainment shows of the year.

This year’s 2021 Pepsi Super Bowl halftime show is the artist’s Grammy-winning The Weeknd.

The big game is scheduled to take place on Sunday, February 7, and is between the Kansas City Chiefs and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers at the Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Fla.

Pepsi’s marketing officer, TD Couple, said in a press release issued by Granthshala News in November, “The Pepsi Super Bowl halftime show is one of the most awaited performances of the year and we are thrilled to welcome The Weeknd to the stage.” .

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The Weeknd tweeted at the time, “Performing on the iconic stage. You 02/07/21. He He said that he is “notorious, respected and ecstatic that the infamous is the center of the stage.”

Speaking to NFL Network on Thursday, the singer was asked if any surprise guests would “pop up or fly” during the show.

“I’ve been reading a lot of rumors. I wouldn’t bet on it. There was no place to fit it into the narrative and in the story I was stating that yes, there are no special guests,” Weekend. Told host Kay Adams.

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The Weeknd will be performed in the stands of Raymond James Stadium according to the NFL’s COVID-19 security protocol. According to page six.

Singer The Weeknd will take the stage at the Super Bowl on Sunday.

Singer The Weeknd will take the stage at the Super Bowl on Sunday.
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A source told that the show will be “only in the stands and nothing on the field”. “It’s really unprecedented, different and historical.”

While half-time show stages are usually assembled by a team of 5,000, a fraction of it will appear this year.

“That’s a total of 1,000 people [assembling the stage], And they cannot touch the area, “another insider told the outlet.” How do you pull a show that is not on the field and is ever effective with the same level of entertainment? “

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The halftime show is also being co-executive produced by Sean ‘Jay-Z’ Carter, who runs Roshan Nation. His company also produced the 2020 show, starring Jennifer Lopez and Shakira.

Even though the NFL is passing the overall bill, The Weeknd still reportedly spent $ 7 million to ensure that its halftime show performance goes according to plan.

“We’re really focused on dialing in on fans at home and performing a cinematic experience, and we want to do that with the Super Bowl,” The Weeknd reported Billboard magazine.

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The Weekend’s manager, Wasim Salebi, said that The Weeknd had put himself in his pocket to “show what he imagined to be this stop.”

Super Bowl LV is scheduled to kick off at 6:30 pm EST, meaning that the halftime show will begin around 8 pm EST.

The game / show airs on CBS, but will also be available to stream on CBSSports.com, CBS Sports App and CBS All Access if you have a subscription.

Granthshala News’ Melissa Roberto and Andy Sahadev contributed to this report