Adam Levine Says He Put a Lot of ‘Thought’ Into His Decision to Perform at Super Bowl

For Adam Levine, agreeing to headline the 2019 Super Bowl halftime showwith his band Maroon 5 was not an easy decision.

While the gig has been considered a big honor in past years, it has now been highly criticized in wake of the NFL’s treatment of Colin Kaepernick and other football players, who have decided to take a knee in protest of police brutality and inequality.

“No one thought about it more than I did,” Levine said during an interviewwith Entertainment Tonight Thursday ahead of the big game. “No one put more thought and love into this than I did.”

Many fans have opted to boycott the Super Bowl and the NFL itself in support of Kaepernick, 31, and all players who have been criticized or penalized for taking a knee.

Their feelings and voices Adam said, will not be neglected.

“They will be [heard] — that’s all I want to say because I don’t want to spoil anything,” Adam explained to Entertainment Tonight.

Levine also revealed the performance itself will be a message.


“I think we wanted to make sure we were able to speak once again through the music… once we processed these things, it took a lot of looking inward and introspection and I thought to myself, ‘What is my greatest tool, you know, what is the thing that I can use to express myself… the best way for the band to express themselves, and how are we going to do it this year? What do we owe the people?”

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