Report: Bruno Mars offered headline slot for Super Bowl 50 halftime

Wednesday September 9th, 2015

Entertainment Weekly is reporting that the NFL has asked Bruno Mars to return as the lead halftime performer for Super Bowl 50 in Santa Clara, Calif., in February 2016.

Mars took the coveted slot for Super Bowl XLVIII, where he performed a medley of his biggest hits and was joined by the Red Hot Chili Peppers on stage during a break in the action as the Seahawks defeated the Broncos.

• Bill Belichick made a joke about Ben Roethlisberger’s weight

Last year’s Super Bowl saw Katy Perry and a giant mechanical lion take the stage for a memorable performance that included cameos by Missy Elliot and a shark that seemed lost on stage.

Representatives for Mars and the NFL have not confirmed the reports, according to EW, and the league could be planning something bigger than usual for the Super Bowl’s golden anniversary.



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