Super Bowl LIV Halftime: Everything You Need to Know


Jennifer Lopez and Shakira will be performing at Super Bowl LIV in Miami on Feb. 2, 2020. 

The two shared teasers about their upcoming performance this past September when the news was announced. The duo published pictures of the other, complete with a gold Pepsi cuff on Shakira's upper arm and a Pepsi ring on Lopez's finger, plus a gold ring and necklace featuring the date of the game. Pepsi sponsors the halftime show. 

"This is happening. 02.02.20," Lopez wrote in a tweet.

Last year's Super Bowl halftime show was headlined by Maroon 5, with appearances by rapper Travis Scott and Big Boi.

Super Bowl halftime performances started as smaller productions, but after Michael Jackson headlined the 1993 show, the league made a more conscious effort to secure big name performers during the longer-than-normal halftime break.

Performances were crafted around a theme until 2002, but after U2's tribute to the lives lost in the attacks on Sept. 11, 2001, themes were dropped from the halftime performances. Justin Timberlake, Lady Gaga, Coldplay and Beyonce highlight the show's other recent headliners.

Super Bowl halftime usually lasts anywhere from 20 to 30 minutes, which can be more than twice as long as the traditional break time during regular season games. The longer halftime accommodates the lengthy halftime performance.

Lopez previously performed on Super Bowl eve at the DIRECT NOW Super Saturday Night concert back in 2018, prior to Timberlake's halftime show.

Kickoff for Super Bowl LIV is set for 6:30 p.m. ET. The game will be broadcast on Fox.