Rihanna has mentioned she is “nervous” however “excited” about headlining the Tremendous Bowl 2023 Halftime Present.
Introduced late final month, the forthcoming efficiency will mark the pop star’s first stay look since 2018. Rihanna’s eighth and most up-to-date studio album, ‘Anti’, got here out in 2016.
Earlier this week, TMZ requested Rihanna how she was feeling about making her Tremendous Bowl debut. “I’m nervous however I’m excited,” she replied. Pressed on whether or not her accomplice A$AP Rocky may seem as a particular visitor, the singer responded: “Perhaps, lady.”
The Tremendous Bowl LVII is because of happen on the State Farm Stadium in Glendale, Arizona on on February 12, 2023. It is going to be the primary 12 months that Apple Music will function a sponsor for the Halftime Present, changing the NFL’s long-time accomplice Pepsi.
Seth Dudowsky, NFL’s Head Of Music, mentioned he was “thrilled” to welcome Rihanna because the Halftime Present’s headliner. “Rihanna is a once-in-a-generation artist who has been a cultural pressure all through her profession,” he mentioned.
“We sit up for collaborating with Rihanna, Roc Nation and Apple Music to convey followers one other historic Halftime Present efficiency.”
Roc Nation founder Jay-Z, in the meantime, known as Rihanna “a generational expertise”.
“[She is] A lady of humble beginnings who has surpassed expectations at each flip,” the rapper defined. “An individual born on the small island of Barbados who turned one of the vital outstanding artists ever. Self-made in enterprise and leisure.”
Dr. Dre headlined the 2022 Halftime Present alongside a star-studded solid of performers together with Eminem, Kendrick Lamar, Snoop Dogg and Mary J. Blige. Lately, Dre provided up some recommendation for Rihanna.
“Put the precise folks round you, and have enjoyable,” he mentioned. “That’s mainly what it’s, ensuring you may have the precise artistic folks round you. She may wish to look into a number of the folks that we used to do our present.”