All-Time List of Super Bowl Halftime Show Performers

    The Super Bowl halftime show is one of the biggest spectacles of the year. Let's take a look at every halftime show performer throughout history.

    The Super Bowl is known for pitting the two best teams in the NFL against one another for a chance to bring home the Lombardi Trophy. But besides that, the Super Bowl is also known for its unbelievable halftime show performances.

    There isn’t another spectacle in the world like it, and for more than 50 years, the NFL has been providing us with some truly unbelievable halftime shows. Let’s take a look at every halftime show we have seen throughout history.

    List of Super Bowl Halftime Show Performers Through History

    • Super Bowl I – Universities of Arizona and Grambling University Bands
    • Super Bowl II – “Old Man Winter Takes a Vacation in Miami” featuring seven local Miami-area high school bands
    • Super Bowl III – “America Thanks” with Florida A&M University
    • Super Bowl IV – Carol Channing
    • Super Bowl V – Florida A&M Band
    • Super Bowl VI – “Salute to Louis Armstrong” with Ella Fitzgerald, Carol Channing, Al Hirt, and U.S. Marine Corps Drill Team
    • Super Bowl VII – “Happiness Is…” with the University of Michigan Band and Woody Herman
    • Super Bowl VIII – “A Musical America” with the University of Texas Band
    • Super Bowl IX – “Tribute to Duke Ellington” with Mercer Ellington and Grambling University Bands
    • Super Bowl X – “200 Years and Just a Baby” Tribute to America’s Bicentennial
    • Super Bowl XI – “It’s a Small World”
    • Super Bowl XII – 1978 “From Paris to the Paris of America” with Tyler Apache Belles, Pete Fountain, and Al Hirt
    • Super Bowl XIII – “Super Bowl XIII Carnival” Salute to the Caribbean with Ken Hamilton and various Caribbean bands
    • Super Bowl XIV – “A Salute to the Big Band Era” with Up with People
    • Super Bowl XV – “A Mardi Gras Festival”
    • Super Bowl XVI – “A Salute to the ’60s and Motown”
    • Super Bowl XVII – “KaleidoSUPERscope” (a kaleidoscope of color and sound)
    • Super Bowl XVIII – “Super Bowl XVIII’s Salute to the Superstars of the Silver Screen”
    • Super Bowl XIX – “A World of Children’s Dreams”
    • Super Bowl XX – “Beat of the Future”
    • Super Bowl XXI – “Salute to Hollywood’s 100th Anniversary”
    • Super Bowl XXII – “Something Grand” featuring 88 grand pianos, the Rockettes, and Chubby Checker
    • Super Bowl XXIII – “Be Bop Bamboozled”
    • Super Bowl XXIV – “Salute to New Orleans” and 40th Anniversary of Peanuts’ characters, featuring trumpeter Pete Fountain, Doug Kershaw, and Irma Thomas
    • Super Bowl XXV – “A Small World Salute to 25 Years of the Super Bowl” featuring New Kids on the Block
    • Super Bowl XXVI – “Winter Magic” including a salute to the winter season and the Winter Olympics featuring Gloria Estefan, Brian Boitano, and Dorothy Hamill
    • Super Bowl XXVII – “Heal the World” featuring Michael Jackson
    • Super Bowl XXVIII – “Rockin’ Country Sunday” featuring Clint Black, Tanya Tucker, Travis Tritt, Wynonna and Naomi Judd
    • Super Bowl XXIX – “Indiana Jones and the Temple of the Forbidden Eye” featuring Tony Bennett, Patti LaBelle, Arturo Sandoval, and Miami Sound Machine
    • Super Bowl XXX – Diana Ross
    • Super Bowl XXXI – “Blues Brothers Bash” featuring Dan Aykroyd, John Goodman, James Belushi, James Brown, and ZZ Top
    • Super Bowl XXXII – “A Tribute to Motown’s 40th Anniversary” including Boyz II Men, Smokey Robinson, Queen Latifah, Martha Reeves, and The Temptations
    • Super Bowl XXXIII – “Celebration of Soul, Salsa and Swing” featuring Stevie Wonder, Gloria Estefan, Big Bad Voodoo Daddy, and Savion Glover
    • Super Bowl XXXIV – “A Tapestry of Nations” featuring Phil Collins, Christina Aguilera, Enrique Iglesias, and Toni Braxton
    • Super Bowl XXXV – “The Kings of Rock and Pop” featuring Aerosmith, N’SYNC, Britney Spears, Mary J. Blige, and Nelly
    • Super Bowl XXXVI – U2
    • Super Bowl XXXVII – Shania Twain, No Doubt, and Sting
    • Super Bowl XXXVIII – Janet Jackson, Kid Rock, P. Diddy, Nelly, and Justin Timberlake
    • Super Bowl XXXIX – Paul McCartney
    • Super Bowl XL – The Rolling Stones
    • Super Bowl XLI – Prince
    • Super Bowl XLII – Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers
    • Super Bowl XLIII – Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band
    • Super Bowl XLIV – The Who
    • Super Bowl XLV – The Black Eyed Peas, Usher, and Slash
    • Super Bowl XLVI – Madonna with guests Cee Lo Green, LMFAO, M.I.A., and Nicki Minaj
    • Super Bowl XLVII – Beyoncé with guests Destiny’s Child
    • Super Bowl XLVIII – Bruno Mars with guests Red Hot Chili Peppers
    • Super Bowl XLIX – Katy Perry with guests Missy Elliott and Lenny Kravitz
    • Super Bowl L – Coldplay with guests Beyonce and Bruno Mars
    • Super Bowl LI – Lady Gaga
    • Super Bowl LII – Justin Timberlake
    • Super Bowl LIII – Maroon 5 with guests Travis Scott and Big Boi
    • Super Bowl LIV – Jennifer Lopez and Shakira
    • Super Bowl LV – The Weeknd
    • Super Bowl LVI – Dr. Dre, Eminem, Snoop Dogg, Kendrick Lamar, and Mary J. Blige
    • Super Bowl LVII – Rihanna
    • Super Bowl LVIII – Usher

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