Super Bowl Halftime Performance of All-Time

Super Bowl Halftime shows are a tradition during American football games at all levels of competition.

1993:Michael Jackson

January is the birth month of the modern collective pop extravaganza known as the Super Bowl halftime show. The King of Pop took the stage as a Legend.

1994:The Judds (feat. Wynonna and Naomi Judd), Clint Black, Travis Tritt, and Tanya Tucker

Rockin’ Country Sunday” was the title of the halftime show. Their performance was the real MVP; the year of country performers.

1995:Tony Bennett and Patti LaBelle 

1995’s Super Bowl halftime show featured an Indiana Jones-themed production with lots of theatrics and A-list performers, including Patti LaBelle and Tony Bennett. “New Attitude” was performed by LaBelle dressed as a temple queen, and she and Bennett closed the show with “Can You Feel the Love Tonight” from “The Lion King.”

1996:Diana Ross 

Twelve minutes. There have been four changes to the outfit. A helicopter exit in the style of a diva. What does it matter who won Super Bowl XXX?

1997:The Blues Brothers teamed up with ZZ Top and James Brown

Louisiana Superdome in New Orleans hosted the halftime show for Super Bowl XXXI on January 26, 1997. Aykroyd, Goodman, and Belushi played The Blues Brothers in the show entitled “Blues Brothers Bash.”. James Brown and ZZ Top performed at the show, which featured blues music.

1998:Smokey Robinson, Martha Reeves, Boyz II Men, The Temptations, and Queen Latifah

In honor of Motown’s 40th anniversary, Boyz II Men, Smokey Robinson, Martha Reeves, The Temptations, Queen Latifah, and the Grambling State University Band headlined the 1998 Halftime Show.

1999:Phil Collins and Toni Braxton

The XXXIV Halftime Show also featured Toni Braxton and Phil Collins!

2000:Christina Aguilera and Enrique Iglesias

Enrique Iglesias and Christina Aguilera pay tribute to Disney at the Super Bowl in 2000; Disney was in the middle of a millennium celebration that extended into the Super Bowl.

2001:Aerosmith, Britney Spears, *NSync, Nelly, and Mary J. Blige

In conjunction with Super Bowl XXXV, the Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Florida hosted the event’s halftime show on January 28, 2001. “The Kings of Rock and Pop” was the title of the show. Aerosmith and NSYNC headlined the concert, which also featured Mary J Blige, Britney Spears, Nelly, Tremors, and The Earthquake Horns.

2002:The XXXVI Halftime Show U2’s remembrance wall

At the 2002 Super Bowl, U2 paid tribute to those who lost their lives in 9/11, displaying the names of each victim in the background of their mesmerizing performance. There is no doubt that it was the best Super Bowl halftime show of all time.

2003:Sting and Shania Twain

During Super Bowl XXXVII, the halftime show took place at Qualcomm Stadium in San Diego, California on January 26, 2003. In the show, which was sponsored by AT&T Wireless, Shania Twain, No Doubt, and Sting performed.

2004:Justin Timberlake and Janet Jackson

As part of Super Bowl XXXVIII, the Super Bowl XXXVIII halftime show was held at the Reliant Stadium in Houston, Texas on February 1, 2004. The show featured Janet Jackson, Justin Timberlake, P Diddy, Nelly, Kid Rock, and Jessica Simpson. After Justin Timberlake exposed Janet Jackson’s breasts – adorned with a nipple shield – during the show, there was great controversy.

2005:Paul McCartney

In addition to performing “Drive My Car,” “Get Back,” and “Live and Let Die,” the former Beatle also sang “Get Back.”.The audience sang along with McCartney as he played guitar and piano and ended the concert with “Hey Jude.”

2006:The Rolling Stones

On Sunday, February 5, 2006, in Detroit, the Rolling Stones performed during halftime of the Super Bowl XL football game between the Seattle Seahawks and Pittsburgh Steelers; Mick Jagger performed with the Rolling Stones at halftime of Super Bowl XL.


During Super Bowl XLI, the halftime show took place at Dolphin Stadium in Miami Florida on February 4, 2007. Prince headlined the event.

2008:Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers

At Super Bowl XLII, Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers performed; the best halftime performance I’ve ever seen.

2009:Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band

With the E Street Band, Springsteen played classics like “Born to Run” and “Glory Days” at the 2009 Super Bowl XLIII halftime show.

2010:The Who

Sunday, Feb 7, 2010, The Who performs during halftime of the NFL Super Bowl XLIV football game in Miami. In the halftime show of Super Bowl XLIV, the Indianapolis Colts and the New Orleans Saints are joined by Pete Townshend and Roger Daltrey of The Who.

2011:The Black Eyed Peas

On February 6, 2011, the Cowboys Stadium hosted the Super Bowl XLV halftime show in Arlington, Texas. Slash and Usher also performed on the stage, joining The Black Eyed Peas for a medley of their songs.

2012:Madonna included collaborations with Cee Lo Green, LMFAO, and Nicki Minaj

At the Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, Indiana, the Super Bowl XLVI halftime show took place on February 5, 2012. Since Diana Ross headlined in 1996, Madonna was the only female headlining at the event.

2013: Beyonce and Destiny’s Child bandmates Kelly Rowland and Michelle Williams

In conjunction with Super Bowl XLVII, the Mercedes-Benz Superdome hosted the Super Bowl XLVII halftime show on February 3, 2013. In addition to Beyoncé, Destiny’s Child’s Kelly Rowland and Michelle Williams also appeared.

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2014:Bruno Mars joined by The Red Hot Chili Peppers

On February 2, 2014, Bruno Mars and his band, The Hooligans headlined the Super Bowl XLVIII halftime show at MetLife Stadium in New Jersey as part of Super Bowl XLVIII. Special guests The Red Hot Chili Peppers also performed during the halftime show.

2015:Katy Perry

A halftime show as part of Super Bowl XLIX took place Tuesday, February 1, 2015, in Glendale, Arizona. As special guests, Katy Perry, Lenny Kravitz, and Missy Elliott performed.

2016:Coldplay, Beyonce, and Bruno Mars

In conjunction with Super Bowl 50, Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara, California hosted the halftime show on February 7, 2016. Beyoncé and Bruno Mars, who has performed at the Super Bowl halftime shows for the last two years, headlined the show with the British rock group Coldplay.

2017:Lady Gaga

The Super Bowl LI Halftime show took place on February 5, 2017, at NRG Stadium in Houston, Texas. Lady Gaga headlined the show, with no special guests. She performed a medley of her songs, including material from her then-most recent studio album, Joanne.

2018:Justin Timberlake’s tribute to Prince

The Super Bowl LII Halftime Show took place on February 4, 2018, at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Justin Timberlake was confirmed by the National Football League on October 22, 2017, as the featured performer. He was confirmed as the headliner on October 23, 2017.

2019:Adam Levine, Travis Scott, and Big Boi 

The Super Bowl LIII Halftime Show took place on February 3, 2019, at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta, Georgia. It was headlined by American pop group Maroon 5, joined by rappers Big Boi and Travis Scott as guests and took place as part of the Super Bowl.

2020:Shakira and Jennifer Lopez 

The Pepsi Super Bowl LIV Halftime Show took place on February 2, 2020, at Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens, Florida. It was televised in the U.S. by Fox and took place as part of the Super Bowl LIV.

2021:The Weeknd 

The Super Bowl LV halftime show took place on February 7, 2021, at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Florida. It featured a performance by Canadian singer-songwriter the Weeknd.

2022:Dr. Dre, Snoop Dogg, Eminem, Mary J. Blige, Kendrick Lamar, and 50 Cent

Dr. Dre performed with Mary J. Blige, Snoop Dogg, and 50 Cent during halftime of the NFL Super Bowl 56 football game between the Los Angeles Rams and the Cincinnati Bengals on Sunday, Feb. 13, 2022, in Inglewood, California.

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