Super Bowl Halftime Show

Bruno Mars Soars in Halftime Show Over-Seasoned by Chili Pepper 2

Bruno Mars Soars in Halftime Show Over-Seasoned by Chili Pepper

Bruno Mars was a refreshing change from the geriatric acts that usually perform during the Super Bowl halftime show (Beyonce excluded). But the show was a little over-seasoned with chili pepper. Mars opened the show on the drums, banging out an impressive solo. Only it went on just a little too long....
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Beyonce Gives In-Your-Face Answer to Lip-Sync Critics

Beyonce is no “Milli Vanilli.” She sang the “National Anthem” a Capella to kick off her Super Bowl news conference today (Jan. 31) and didn’t miss a note. She also promised to sing live at the Super Bowl. She caused a national uproar and came under a firestorm of criticism. Both Kelly Clarkson and James Taylor, who preceded her, sang live....
Madonna Reacts to MIA Super Bowl Finger Flap (listen!) 6

Madonna Reacts to MIA Super Bowl Finger Flap (listen!)

Madonna talked at length about her Super Bowl performance with Ryan Seacrest and expressed dismay that British rapper M.I.A gave the finger while the camera was on her and uttered an expletive. She called it out of place. “I was really surprised. I didn’t know anything about it,” she told Seacrest. “I mean I wasn’t happy about it. I understand it’s punk rock and everything, but, to me, there was such a feeling of love and good energy, and positivity.. it seemed negative....
M.I.A flips off an estimated 110 million people during the Super Bowl halftime show. (Photo: ScreemCap)

M.I.A. Flips Off Super Bowl Crowd; Shades of Nipplegate!

While Madonna was bumping and grinding during her song “Give Me All Your Luvin’, rapper M.I.A. was putting on her own show. She gave the camera the finger, in effect flipping off 100 million people watching from home. Some reports claimed that she also uttered an expletive, but it could not be immediately confirmed. NBC immediately issued profuse apologies for the what it called a “spontaneous gesture.”...
Madonna Geriatric, Fumbled Super Bowl Halftime Show (watch) 8

Madonna Geriatric, Fumbled Super Bowl Halftime Show (watch)

Madonna looked positively geriatric during her halftime show at Super Bowl XLVI; she sang her signature song “Vogue” at half speed compared with her 1990 video when the song was originally released and it went downhill from there. She stumbled early trying to climb a bleacher, danced tentatively and looked like she was moving in slow motion when Nicki Minaj, MIA and a horde of “young” backup dancers took the stage....