Who says no to the Super Bowl? Some stars have turned down the opportunity to perform during football’s biggest game of the year.
Among them? Rihanna, who turned down the chance to sing and dance and promote her brand at Super Bowl LIII in 2019.
The superstar reportedly nixed a Halftime Show performance in support of former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick’s #TakeAKnee movement. Keep reading to see other stars from the music world who’ve turned down the Super Bowl Halftime Show spotlight…[/nextpage][nextpage]
Another star we know who’s turned down the Super Bowl? JAY-Z!
The rapper confirmed that he said no via his song “Apes—” with wife Beyonce. In the song he raps, “I said no to the Super Bowl: you need me, I don’t need you / Every night we in the endzone, tell the NFL we in stadiums too.” The Source reported that Jay said no to the 2018 Halftime Show, which Justin Timberlake ended up landing.[/nextpage][nextpage]
Did Cardi B asked to much?
Rumors circulated that Cardi B was requesting a million dollars to join Maroon 5 onstage during the band’s 2019 Super Bowl performance — a pairing that made sense considering she rapped on Adam Levine and company’s song “Girls Like You.” But according to Page Six, “There was never a firm offer to begin with for a performance.” Following those rumors, it was reported that Cardi was choosing to abstain from a Halftime Show performance in order to back Colin Kaepernick’s cause.[/nextpage][nextpage]
The Super Bowl wasn’t for Adele in 2017!
The superstar addressed the rumors during one of her concerts, telling the audience: “First of all, I’m not doing the Super Bowl. I mean, come on, that show is not about music. And I don’t really — I can’t dance or anything like that. They were very kind, they did ask me, but I did say no.”[/nextpage][nextpage]
OutKast was a potential Super Bowl Halftime Show act once.
In 2015, Big Boi spilled the tea while appearing on ESPN’s “The Dan LeBatard Show,” sharing that they were once invited to perform their hits like “The Way You Move” and “Hey Ya!” but Andre 3000 refused to cut down their songs, leading them to turn down the gig.
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