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NFL announces music icon Rihanna to perform for Super Bowl halftime show

NEW YORK – The NFL, Apple Music and Roc Nation announced in a press release Sunday that international icon Rihanna will give fans another historic Halftime Show performance for the Apple Music Super Bowl Halftime Show at Super Bowl LVII on Sunday. February 12 at Glendale. Arizona.

Roc Nation and Jesse Collins will serve as executive producers and DPS will produce the show. Roc Nation will also provide strategic entertainment advisors for the live show. This is the first year of a partnership between the NFL, Apple Music and Roc Nation.

Rihanna’s performance comes after an Emmy-winning landmark show starring Dr. Dre, Snoop Dogg, Eminem, Mary J. Blige and Kendrick Lamar.

“Rihanna is a one-of-a-kind performer who has been a cultural force throughout her career. We look forward to working with Rihanna, Roc Nation and Apple Music to bring fans another historic Halftime Show performance,” said NFL Music Director Seth. Dudowsky in the release.

Shawn “Jay-Z” Carter sang the 34-year-old eight-time Grammy Award winner’s praises in the statement, saying “Rihanna is a generational talent, a woman of humble beginnings who exceeded expectations every step of the way. turning point. A person born on the small island of Barbados who became one of the most prominent artists of all time. Self-taught in business and entertainment.

Fans who follow Apple Music on TikTok, Instagram and Twitter will have access to pre-show previews.

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