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Madonna to perform at Super Bowl halftime

By Korea Herald

Published : Dec. 5, 2011 - 17:46

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NEW YORK (AP) -- Madonna will be taking the stage on U.S. football‘s biggest night, the Super Bowl.

The National Football League and NBC announced Sunday night that the Grammy Award-winning singer will highlight the Feb. 5 show, which is the most-watched musical event of the year. More than 162 million in the U.S. tuning in to see The Black Eyed Peas’ performance with Slash and Usher last February.

Madonna, a Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductee who has sold more than 300 million records, will join such acts as Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band, Prince, U2, Paul McCartney, The Who and the Rolling Stones to perform during recent Super Bowls. She will collaborate with a team from Cirque du Soleil, choreographer Jamie King, and artists from Moment Factory.

The Super Bowl will be broadcast worldwide on NBC.