PHOTOS: The most memorable Super Bowl halftime performances - Metro US

PHOTOS: The most memorable Super Bowl halftime performances

Super BowlXLIX is here and if you’re not into football, then you’re probably waiting for the halftime show featuring Katy Perry and Lenny Kravitz.

You can revisit past Super Bowl halftime performances

1993, Michael Jackson

Aside from an amazing performance of Billie Jean, The King of Pop brought 3500 kids were on the field for a very special performance of “Heal The World.”

1996, Diana Ross

Let’s face it. Ms. Ross is always a diva. When is she not? Also, she left the stadium by way of helicopter. You can’t beat that.

2001, Aerosmith, ‘N Sync and Britney Spears

Yes. They all performed together on stage during Super Bowl XXXV. Mary J. Blige and Nelly also joined the show.

U2, 2002

​​This was the first Super Bowl performance after the 9/11 terrorist attacks. The band performed“MLK/Where the Streets Have No Name,” a heartwarming tribute dedicated to those killed in the attacks.

Janet Jackson, Justin Timberlake, 2004.

Of course this was one of the most memorable performances ever. You know why.

Paul McCartney, 2005

Once “Hey Jude” came on the crowd was singing in unison.

Rolling Stones, 2006

Since everyone was still on edge about Janet Jackson’s “wardrobe malfunction,” the broadcasters censored parts of“Start Me Up” and “Rough Justice”​ because it was too sexually explicit.

Prince, 2007

Prince puts always puts on a stellar performance no matter what. “Purple Rain” was the highlight of the show.

Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band, 2009

Bruce Springsteen is an American rockstar legend and icon. It’s only right he performs during the Super Bowl.

​The Who, 2010

An energy-driven performance by a classic rock band.

Black Eyed Peas, 2011

The only reason why this is mentioned because the performance was terrible.

Madonna, Nicki Minaj and M.I.A., 2012

This wasn’t Madonna’s best stage performance but M.I.A definitely stole the show with her middle finger.

Beyonce/ Destiny’s Child, 2013

It was clearly Beyonce’s show but when she brought former members of Destiny’s Child Kelly Rowland and Michelle Williams the crowd and millions of people around the world went wild.


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