Watch Moment The Weeknd’s Super Bowl half-time performance in full 2021.
The Weeknd performed during the Super Bowl half-time show last night (February 7) – scroll down the page to observe it fully now.
The Canadian musician joined the likes of Diana Ross, Jackson , Prince, Beyoncé and woman Gaga as Super Bowl performers, and have become the primary Canadian to perform solo at the American football event.The Weeknd began his set by appearing from between two halves of the stage, which was built into the stands of the stadium. During the under 15-minute performance, he played songs from throughout his career, including ‘Save Your Tears’ and ‘Blinding Lights’ from his latest album ‘After Hours’, 2015 hit ‘Can’t Feel My Face’ and a clip of 2011 track ‘House Of Balloons’.
Although the star wasn’t joined by any special guests for the performance – as he confirmed before the show – he was amid a choir, backing band and horde of dancers. The latter were all wearing matching red jackets and face bandages, very similar to The Weeknd’s ‘After Hours’ character.
Watch The Weeknd’s Super Bowl half-time show fully below now.
The Weeknd played:
‘Can’t Feel My Face’
‘I Feel It Coming’
‘Save Your Tears’
‘House Of Balloons’
According to the musician, he put $7million (£5.1m) of his own money into the assembly , which was performed completely live. thanks to the continued coronavirus pandemic, it had been speculated that each one or parts of the performance could also be pre-recorded.
Meanwhile, H.E.R. also performed at the Super Bowl, taking to the stands before the sport began . There, she sang the patriotic song ‘America The Beautiful’, complete with a huge guitar solo.