The Weeknd to Perform at Super Bowl LV Halftime Show in Tampa

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The Weeknd, a three-time Grammy Award winner whose 2020 album “After Hours” is the most-streamed R&B album of all time, will perform during the Pepsi Super Bowl LV Halftime Show.

Super Bowl LV will be held at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Florida, on Sunday, Feb. 7, 2021.

The Weeknd was named one of the most influential people of 2020 by Time.

Roc Nation and Emmy-nominated producer Jesse Collins will serve as co-executive producers of the halftime show. The game and halftime show will air on CBS.

It’s the second year of collaboration between the NFL, Pepsi and Roc Nation.

“We all grow up watching the world’s biggest acts playing the Super Bowl and one can only dream of being in that position. I’m humbled, honored and ecstatic to be the center of that infamous stage this year,” The Weeknd said.

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SOURCE: ESPN