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Rihanna to headline Super Bowl halftime show
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Rihanna to headline Super Bowl halftime show

Rihanna will take center stage at February's Super Bowl halftime show.The singer, who declined to perform in the 2019 Super Bowl halftime show out of solidarity with Colin Kaepernick, will headline the 2023 Super Bowl, the NFL announced Sunday along with Jay-Z's Roc Nation and Apple Music. Rihanna posted an image on Instagram of an arm outstretched holding an NFL football."Rihanna is a generational talent, a woman of humble beginnings who has surpassed expectations at every turn," Shawn "Jay-Z" Carter, whose Roc Nation is an executive producer of the show, said in a statement. "A person born on the small island of Barbados who became one of the most prominent artists ever. Self-made in business and entertainment." The Super Bowl will take plac...
Apple Music becoming the sponsor of Super Bowl halftime shows, replacing Pepsi
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Apple Music becoming the sponsor of Super Bowl halftime shows, replacing Pepsi

50 Cent performs during the Pepsi Super Bowl LVI Halftime Show at SoFi Stadium on February 13, 2022 in Inglewood, California. Getty Images New York — Apple Music will be the new sponsor of the Super Bowl halftime show, the NFL announced early Friday morning. The multi-year sponsorship will begin with this season's Super Bowl on Feb. 12 in Glendale, Arizona. Apple Music replaces Pepsi, which sponsored the show for the past 10 years.Terms weren't announced, but analysts had expected the league to get at least $50 million per year for the rights. "We are proud to welcome Apple Music to the NFL family as our new partner for the iconic Super ...