As Madonnarama first reported on October 3rd, Madonna is set to do the halftime show on february 5th 2012 in Indianapolis it was announced today.
The following message was posted on her official Facebook page…
We are happy to confirm that Madonna will perform in the Bridgestone Super Bowl XLVI Halftime Show at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis on Sunday, February 5, as announced during tonight’s game on NBC!
The Material Girl has partnered with a creative team from Cirque du Soleil, Jamie King, and multimedia artists from Moment Factory, to create a signature performance for the Super Bowl’s Halftime Show, which will be broadcast worldwide.
Check out the commercial…
The official press release…
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 12/5/11
MADONNA TO PERFORM
FEBRUARY 5th DURING THE BRIDGESTONE
SUPER BOWL XLVI HALFTIME SHOW ON NBC
MADONNA, a multi Grammy Award-winning Universal Records recording
artist, will perform in the BRIDGESTONE SUPER BOWL XLVI HALFTIME SHOW
on NBC at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis on Sunday, February 5, the
NFL and NBC announced during tonight’s Sunday Night Football game
between the New Orleans Saints and Detroit Lions. Madonna’s
performance will be imagined by CIRQUE DU SOLEIL and JAMIE KING.
The Bridgestone Super Bowl halftime show is the most-watched musical
event of the year. More than 162 million viewers in the U.S. watched
last year’s show. The Super Bowl and halftime show will be broadcast
Madonna joins an esteemed list of recent halftime acts that includes
The Black Eyed Peas, The Who, Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band,
Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, Prince, the Rolling Stones, Paul
McCartney and U2.
A world class entertainer, singer, songwriter, producer, director and
video visionary, Madonna has sold more than 300 million records in the
course of her three decade career as The Material Girl. She is a Rock
& Roll Hall of Fame inductee. Her last tour was the most successful
tour by a solo artist in history. Madonna is currently in the
recording studio working on a new album scheduled to be released next
year. Her new film W.E. which she directed, wrote and produced is
opening in a limited one week release December 9 in Los Angeles and
will open nationally on February 3, two days prior to Super Bowl XLVI.
Madonna has partnered with a creative team from Cirque du Soleil,
Jamie King, and multimedia artists from Moment Factory, to create a
signature performance for the BRIDGESTONE SUPER BOWL XLVI HALFTIME
This year marks the fifth time Bridgestone Americas has sponsored the
Super Bowl halftime show. The tire company’s new brand campaign,
fittingly titled “Time to Perform,” will debut during the game.
The BRIDGESTONE SUPER BOWL XLVI HALFTIME SHOW is an NFL NETWORK
PRODUCTION and will be executive produced by RICKY KIRSHNER and
directed by HAMISH HAMILTON.
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