Super Bowl LI: Best halftime shows
Some Super Bowl halftime shows have gotten more buzz than the game itself. Here are some of the most memorable halftime performances.
2016: Beyonce, Chris Martin and Bruno Mars
Beyonce, Chris Martin and Bruno Mars perform during the halftime show at the NFL's Super Bowl 50 between the Carolina Panthers and the Denver Broncos in Santa Clara, California February 7, 2016.
2015: Katy Perry
Recording artist Katy Perry performs during the halftime show in Super Bowl XLIX at University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, Arizona, February 1, 2015.
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2014: Bruno Mars and Red Hot Chili Peppers
Red Hot Chili Peppers bassist Flea, Red Hot Chili Peppers vocalist Anthony Kiedis and recording artist Bruno Mars perform during the Super Bowl XLVIII halftime show at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey, February 2, 2014.
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2013: Beyonce and Destiny's Child
Beyonce and Destiny's Child perform during the halftime show of the NFL Super Bowl XLVII football game in New Orleans, Louisiana, February 3, 2013.
2011: Black Eyed Peas'
The Black Eyed Peas' apl.de.ap, will.i.am, Fergie and Taboo descend to the stage on platforms before performing at halftime during the NFL's Super Bowl XLV football game in Arlington, Texas, February 6, 2011.
2008: Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers
Singer Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers perform during the halftime show of the NFL's Super Bowl XLII football game between the New England Patriots and the New York Giants in Glendale, Arizona, February 3, 2008.
Prince performs during the halftime show of the NFL's Super Bowl XLI football game between the Chicago Bears and the Indianapolis Colts in Miami, Florida, February 4, 2007.
2004: Kid Rock
Singer Kid Rock performs during the halftime entertainment at the Super Bowl XXXVIII in Houston, February 1, 2004.
2004: Janet Jackson
Singer Janet Jackson performs during the halftime show at Super Bowl XXXVIII, February 1, 2004.
2004: Janet Jackson and Justin Timberlake
Janet Jackson reacts after fellow singer Justin Timberlake ripped off one of her chest plates at the end of their halftime performance at Super Bowl XXXVIII in Houston, February 1, 2004. Talk of the "wardrobe malfunction" eclipsed the game and is still talked about as one of the raunchiest halftime performances of all time.
2003: Shania Twain
Shania Twain performs during the halftime entertainment at Super Bowl XXXVII in San Diego's Qualcomm Stadium January 26, 2003. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers played against the Oakland Raiders in Super Bowl XXXVII.
2003: Gwen Stefani
Gwen Stefani of No Doubt sings during the band's halftime performance at Super Bowl XXXVII in San Diego's Qualcomm Stadium January 26, 2003. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers played the Oakland Raiders in Super Bowl XXXVII.
U2 lead singer Bono shows the Stars and Stripes of the US flag on the inside of his jacket during the band's halftime Super Bowl XXXVI performance in New Orleans February 3, 2002. The New England Patriots played the St. Louis Rams in the matchup.
2000: Christina Aguilera and Enrique Iglesias
Christina Aguilera and Enrique Iglesias go through their final rehearsal January 29 prior to Super Bowl XXXIV in 2000.
1999: Gloria Estefan and Stevie Wonder
Miami resident and Cuban native Gloria Estefan and Stevie Wonder perform at the halftime show of Super Bowl XXXIII, January 31.
1997: Dan Akroyd, James Brown and ZZ Top
Dan Akroyd, of the Blues Brothers, performs on stage with James Brown and the rock group ZZ Top during the halftime show at Super Bowl XXXI, January 26 in the Louisiana Superdome. The show's motif included a report of an escape from prison by Akroyd followed by a performances by all the singers.
1997: The Blues Brothers
The Blues Brothers perform on stage during the halftime show at Super Bowl XXXI, January 26 in the New Orleans Superdome. Jim Belushi (C) leaps as he is accompanied by original band member Dan Akroyd and recent arrival John Goodman (L). ZZ Top and soul singer James Brown also performed during the show.
1995: Diana Ross
Singer Diana Ross, who performed during an elaborate halftime show, leaves Sun Devil stadium by helicopter at Super Bowl XXX, January 28. The Cowboys defeated the -Steelers 27-17.
1993: Michael Jackson
Michael Jackson performs during the halftime show at the NFL's Super Bowl XXVII in Pasadena, California, in this January 31, 1993.