As brilliant as a diamond! Super Bowl LVII’s halftime show performance by Rihanna brought the house down.
On February 12, Rihanna, 34, performed a mix of her classics at State Farm Stadium in Glendale, Arizona. Diamonds and Bitch Better Have My Money were among the songs the Umbrella singer performed while decked up in a red jumpsuit.
Former Super Bowl performers wished the Barbados native luck on social media before her performance. I’m thinking back on wonderful times and sending you positive wishes for your performance tonight, Rih! Jennifer Lopez and Shakira performed the halftime act in 2022, according to a tweet from Shakira. I’m sending you my love. Katy Perry, another 2015 performer, tweeted, “You got this @rihanna.
Chris Brown, who had a turbulent breakup with the Work singer in 2009 after dating her for three years, also appeared to be there for her in her moment of glory. Go girl, he wished after the 13-minute presentation on his Instagram Stories.
Rihanna revealed in September 2022 that she will perform at the main event by posting a picture of what appeared to be her tattooed hand holding an NFL football.
The identical photo was subsequently posted on the official NFL Instagram with the remark, “Let’s GO @badgalriri @rocnation #SBLVII @applemusic @nflonfox,” confirming the announcement.
In a statement at the time, NFL Head of Music Seth Dudowsky said, “We are excited to welcome Rihanna to the Apple Music Super Bowl Halftime Show stage.” A cultural powerhouse her whole career, Rihanna is a once-in-a-generation artist. We are excited to work with Apple Music, Roc Nation, and Rihanna to provide the fans with yet another historical Halftime Show performance.
Roc Nation, the label and management organization for the Monster artist, collaborated on the initiative with the NFL and Apple. The Apple Music Super Bowl Halftime Show’s executive producer and live performance’s strategic entertainment advisor, according to the NFL’s official press release at the time, is Roc Nation.
After the big reveal, Jay-Z, who established Roc Nation and has worked with Rihanna on some of her biggest hits, issued a statement praising the performer.
According to a press statement from the rapper, 53, Rihanna is a generational genius who has outperformed expectations at every turn despite coming from modest beginnings.
a person who was raised on the tiny island of Barbados and went on to become one of history’s most well-known artists. both in business and entertainment, self-made.
When the pop artist shared a 12-second prelude of herself getting ready for the halftime show in her Savage X Fenty Game Day Collection in January, she teased fans about what was to follow.
The video featured several shots of Rihanna wearing a gorgeous Savage x Fenty outfit.
She introduced her Game Day collection in the same month, which featured anything from jerseys and hats with Rihanna themes.
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Rihanna‘s appearance at the Super Bowl LVII halftime show was her biggest since Us Weekly reported she gave birth to her baby, who she shares with ASAP Rocky, in May 2022.
Prior to his birth, a source informed Us that Rihanna planned to celebrate her Barbados ancestry [as well as] A$roots AP’s with his moniker. Despite the happy parents’ failure to officially reveal their son’s name, they have done so in private. The insider continued, “They want both of their cultures to be represented because it’s vital to them to pass along their heritage to their offspring.”
Before fueling romance rumors, the We Found Love musician and New Yorker were longtime pals. The couple made their pregnancy announcement in January 2022 during a picture session in the rapper Good for You’s native New York City neighborhood of Harlem.
I wouldn’t say that [we] had any plans to have children. The Fenty Beauty entrepreneur discussed her pregnancy with Vogue in April, adding that she was not at all planning against it. I have no idea when I ovulate or any other such information. We simply enjoyed ourselves. Then, it was plainly visible on the test.
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Rihanna added that she immediately informed the Praise the Lord performer. According to the Bitch Better Have My Money vocalist, I called him inside and showed him. The following morning, I was at the doctor’s office when our trip officially started.
Rocky, on the other hand, raved to GQ in May 2021 about how much better his life is because she is in it.
When you find The One, life is so much better. She is probably equivalent to a million of the others. When you know, you know, in my opinion. He declared, “She’s The One.”