Lady Gaga to headline Super Bowl Halftime ShowEntertainment News, Online Only, Section 4A, Top Highlights Friday, September 30th, 2016
Global superstar Lady Gaga, winner of six Grammy Awards, a Golden Globe, and Academy Award nominee, will headline the Pepsi Zero Sugar Super Bowl LI Halftime Show on FOX at NRG Stadium in Houston Sunday, Feb. 5, 2017.
The Super Bowl halftime show is “the most-watched musical event of the year,” the NFL said in its announcement of Lady Gaga. More than 116.5 million viewers in the U.S. watched last season’s show.
This will be Lady Gaga’s second time performing on the Super Bowl stage, after having sang the National Anthem at Super Bowl 50 last February.
Lady Gaga is a one-of-a kind artist and performer. Her new single “Perfect Illusion” off her upcoming fifth studio album Joanne, due out Oct. 21 debuted at No. 1 on iTunes in 60 countries. She holds the distinction of generating three consecutive No. 1 albums on the Billboard Hot 100, has won an aforementioned six Grammy Awards, and was recently featured as Billboard’s “Woman of the Year.” She has amassed an outstanding 30 million global album sales and 150 million single sales, making her one of the best-selling musicians of all time. Lady Gaga expanded her talents to television last Fall when she appeared as The Countess on the fifth season of Ryan Murphy’s anthology series American Horror Story: Hotel for FX Network. Subsequently, she won the Golden Globe Award for “Best Actress – Miniseries or Television Film” for her performance on the show. Next up she will star in the Bradley Cooper-directed film A Star is Born for Warner Bros. Pictures.
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