Singer, Rihanna has confirmed that She will be headlining the 2023 superbowl LVII Half time show
The 34-year-old Barbadian singer took to her instagram sharing a picture of her tattooed arm holding a football to share the news on Sunday, September 25.
The post marks Rihanna’s first social media activity since giving birth to her first child in May.
The NFL also Tweeted the big news with the same snap and the message ‘Let’s GO-#SBLVII’
A statement released by Roc Nation founder Shawn Jay-Z Carter, read:
‘Rihanna is a generational talent, a woman of humble beginnings who has surpassed expectations at every turn. A person born on the small island of Barbados who became one of the most prominent artists ever. Self-made in business and entertainment.’
Rihanna To Headline The 2023 Superbowl LVII Half Time Show
A statement from Apple Music read, ‘We are thrill to welcome Rihanna to the Apple Music Super Bowl Halftime Show stage,’ shared Seth Dudowsky who is the NFL Head of Music. ‘Rihanna is a once in a generation artist who has been a cultural force throughout her career. We look forward to collaborating with Rihanna, Roc Nation and Apple Music to bring fans another historic Halftime Show performance.’
This comes after the singer declined the chance to play at the Super Bowl in 2019.
The celebrity claims turning down the offer was as a result of how Colin Kaepernick was Mistreated
Meanwhile, to show his opposition to racial inequity and police brutality, the former San Francisco 49er player chose not to stand before games while the US national anthem was playing.
Since then, No teams picked him up after he became a free agent.
In November 2017, the quarterback filed a lawsuit against the NFL, claiming that team owners had conspired against him.
Well we are definitely looking forward to Rihanna hitting the stage and giving us a show