Queen Bey is set for another appearance at professional football’s biggest game. Beyonce will join British band Coldplay during the halftime show of Super Bowl 50 on February 7 from Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara, CA. The news, which sponsor Pepsi confirmed this afternoon, sets up a likely rendition of “Hymn For The Weekend,” a song on Coldplay’s new album that features Beyonce’s vocal and is knocking on the door of the top 10 of Billboard’s Hot Rock Tracks chart.
Last season’s NFL championship game was the most-watched telecast in U.S. history, with 114.5 million viewers. And these days, the halftime show clocks a bigger crowd than does the game itself — making it probably the coveted annual concert gig on the planet. The most recent halftime performance, in which Katy Perry was joined by Missy Elliot and Lenny Kravitz, snagged 118.5 million viewers. Perry’s crowd topped the previous record holder: 115.3 million snagged by Bruno Mars and Red Hot Chili Peppers at the 2014 halftime show.
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