Super Bowl LVI Halftime Show


Photo from The Denver Post

Allie Kate Austin, School Clubs Editor

One part of the annual Super Bowl that many people look forward to is the halftime show. In this show, hype, fan-favorite musical artists entertain viewers at the game and across the U.S. This year, the performers in the Pepsi Super Bowl LVI halftime show – Dr. Dre, Kendrick Lamar, Mary J. Blige, Eminem, Snoop Dogg, 50 Cent, and Anderson .Paak – surely made their mark.

This old-school halftime show was ranked the fourth-best show of all time by Rolling Stones. Likewise, many other viewers adored this show, especially Generation X and Millennial audiences.

According to Wikipedia, many of the 15-minute-long performance’s artists’ songs had increasing streams. Streams of the songs “Still Dr. Dre.” and “The Next Episode” by Dr. Dre increased by 245 and 270 percent. Streams of “No More Drama” by Mary J. Blige rose 520 percent. Kendrick Lamar’s song “Alright” had streams that soared 250 percent. For the very first time, Eminem’s “Lose Yourself” got on the top 10 of the United States Spotify chart.

For any reason, this year’s halftime show was a success for many people. It surely attracted fans young and old. What did you think of it?