The Weeknd may not be good enough to get a nomination at the GRAMMYs but he is ready to take the stage at the 2021 Pepsi Super Bowl Halftime Show, and here's what we know so far. After a year of hit singles and epic awards show performances, The Weeknd is bringing his album After Hours to one of the music's biggest stage. Super Bowl set lists are kept top-secret, but it's a safe bet that he will perform his hits "Blinding Lights" alongside some otherAfter Hours standouts like "In Your Eyes." And who could forget his past up-tempo hits like "Can't Feel My Face," "Starboy," "Pray For Me" and more.
In years past halftime performers have included special guests. Last year Shakira and Jennifer Lopez had J Balvin and Bad Bunny on the halftime show. This year the big question still remains unanswered, who will join The Weeknd on stage? The Weeknd has several options when it comes to sharing the stage including, Doja Cat, Kendrick Lamar, Lil Uzi Vert, Major Lazer, Kenny G. Rosalia and Maluma. None of the artist listed have been confirmed but executive producer Jesse Collins said "Yeah, maybe there will be cameos, but we can't say what he's doing," and added "It's definitely a very special show, you just got to watch and see what happens."
Last year The Weeknd collaborated with Colombian super star Maluma on his hit song "Hawai". This was the first time The Weeknd sang in Spanish and tapped into the latino and reggeaton world. About a month ago, The Weeknd made a remix of his massively popular 2020 single "Blinding Lights" with the spaniard Rosalia. Both songs became really popular in the latino world. Who would you like to see join The Weeknd?, Maluma? Rosalia? or both? I guess we will have to wait and see closer to the date.
Super Bowl LV is being held on Sunday, Feb. 7 at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Florida. The game kicks off at 5:30pm CT, which means the halftime show will be around 7pm CT. The game and halftime show will air live on CBS.