Report: Madonna Booked for Super Bowl

Madonna just may burn the Super Bowl up with her love, as the rumored halftime performer at the February 2012 NFL championship game.

Though unconfirmed by the NFL, the sports news site cites sources as saying that Madonna has been booked as the halftime act for Super Bowl XLVI. As such, she follows in the footsteps of, most recently, the Black Eyed Peas, The Who, Bruce Springsteen, Tom Petty and Prince.

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This marks the third (IIIrd?) time Madge has flirted with The Big Game, having previously been wooed for XXXIII and XXXV, SBNation notes.

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NBC will carry Super Bowl XLVI on Sunday, February 5, leading into the Season 2 premiere of The Voice.

Comments (14)

  • Ratings plummet during halftime show.

    Comment by TigerNightmare – October 3, 2011 11:38 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • I swear to god, first thing I’m going to do when I become NFL Commissioner is hire Weird Al to play at the halftime show.

    Comment by David K – October 3, 2011 11:38 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • ugh. why!?! madonna literally hasn’t been popular this decade or the one before. except for that one song with jt. get someone young and hot!! people don’t like oldddddd

    Comment by Maggie – October 3, 2011 12:09 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
    • Sorry she is popular still, she just had the highest grossing tour by a singles artist in history. She definetly sells a lot of tickets so calling her unpopular is goofy, you may not like her but you can’t argue with results.

      Comment by JinCA – October 3, 2011 01:03 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
    • I don’t care much for recent Madonna either, but they had “young and hot” last year, with the Black Eyed Peas. PS…the halftime show blew. HARD.

      Comment by Aprilcot26 – October 4, 2011 06:16 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • I love Madonna!! Finally, a reason for this gay boy to watch the Superbowl!

    Comment by Snapy – October 3, 2011 12:13 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • People wish they had her money…that is why they don’t like her. This woman is worth a lot and knows how to play the game. Hell she has been in the business since the 80′s.

    Comment by Jake – October 3, 2011 01:21 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • I personally would really enjoy seeing Madonna perform the halftime show @ the SuperBowl. She has earned it. I believe it was Susan Sarandon that stated that women of rock could be divided into 2 categories…those before Madonna and those after Madonna.

    Comment by Woody Pugh – October 3, 2011 01:41 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
    • yes it was, I remember that. It is so true too.

      Comment by scorpo – October 3, 2011 06:47 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • The Queen will show them all how it’s done. Haters gon’ hate.

    Comment by Grace – October 3, 2011 02:09 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • What decade is this again? Look, sure she’s probably the most influential female pop star of all time, but her time is over.

    Comment by JohnDoe – October 4, 2011 04:16 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • It seems like a weird fit. I love 80′s Madonna, but her recent stuff is total crap. As long as she sticks to the older songs it’ll be awesome.

    Comment by Jane – October 4, 2011 05:53 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Seriously? Talk about the wrong marketing approach. they would be better off having no halftime show. Thankfully other networks have been counter programming against the halftime show for years.

    Comment by billk – October 4, 2011 08:54 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Madonna…the perfect potty break!

    Comment by socalgal – October 4, 2011 10:28 AM PDT  Reply To This Post

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