Super Bowl halftime show 2022: Who is performing at Super Bowl 56 in Los Angeles?

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Five rap and R&B legends volition instrumentality the signifier astatine SoFi Stadium successful Inglewood, Cali., during the halftime amusement for Super Bowl 56.

Dr. Dre, Snoop Dogg, Eminem, Mary J. Blige and Kendrick Lamar volition beryllium this year's performers connected 1 of the biggest stages successful the world. Blige is the lone 1 of these artists who has performed astatine the Super Bowl before; she performed successful 2001's halftime show. The 5 performers travel The Weeknd's 2021 halftime amusement successful Tampa, Fla. 

Here's everything to cognize astir this year's Super Bowl 56 halftime show, including expected commencement clip and a afloat database of performances passim the game's history.

Who is performing during halftime of Super Bowl 56?

Rappers Dr. Dre, Snoop Dogg, Eminem and Kendrick Lamar volition articulation R&B vocalist Mary J. Blige during the 2022 halftime show. There are often astonishment guests who amusement up during the performance, but that isn't expected for this year's amusement since determination are already 5 headliners.

The 5 performers person a full of 43 Grammys and 21 Billboard No. 1 albums.

What clip does the Super Bowl halftime amusement start?

The Super Bowl halftime amusement volition apt start shortly aft 8 p.m. ET. The crippled itself kicks disconnected astatine astir 6:30, truthful the archetypal fractional should extremity astir 90 minutes later.

Who is Dr. Dre?

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The 56-year-old rapper began his vocation backmost successful 1986 erstwhile helium was successful hep hop group N.W.A. He's won a full of six Grammy awards successful his career, and 3 of those were for his accumulation connected albums oregon songs.

Dr. Dre is besides a well-known shaper and entrepreneur. He founded Aftermath Entertainment and Beats headphones, and helium acts arsenic CEO for both. He besides worked connected Death Row Records, signing his present co-performers Eminem, Snoop Dogg and Kendrick Lamar, to sanction a few.

Who is Snoop Dogg?

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The 50-year-old rapper was born Calvin Cordozar Broadus Jr., but uses Snoop Dogg arsenic his signifier name. His vocation began successful 1992 erstwhile helium was featured connected a Dr. Dre opus "Deep Cover." He's released 18 workplace albums successful his career, with his astir caller medium "From tha Streets 2 tha Suites" coming retired successful 2021.

Snoop Dogg additionally is well-known for his TV property successful caller years. In 2016, helium began co-hosting "Martha & Snoop's Potluck Dinner Party" with Martha Stewart. The amusement inactive runs. He's besides provided commentary during UFC fights, for example.

Who is Eminem?

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Born Marshall Bruce Mathers III, the 49-year-old rapper is 1 of the world's astir known rappers. In his astir 26-year career, Eminem has go the ninth selling creator of each clip with 220 cardinal sales. 

When Eminem archetypal became celebrated backmost successful 1996, helium referred to himself arsenic "Slim Shady," which is inactive known arsenic 1 of his nicknames. He's gone connected assorted hiatuses from music, but helium has 15 Grammy awards to his name.

Who is Mary J. Blige?

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Blige is simply a 50-year-old bushed and blues vocalist who came connected the euphony country successful 1991. Since then, she's released 13 workplace albums and has won 8 Grammy awards. 

Blige besides has appeared successful assorted movies and tv shows. In 2017, her show successful Mudbound and her archetypal opus for the movie were nominated for Academy awards. 

Who is Kendrick Lamar?

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The youngest of the clump astatine 34 years old, Lamar already has 13 Grammy awards. His 2017 medium "DAMN." earned the Pulitzer Prize for Music successful 2018, which made Lamar the archetypal non-classical oregon jazz creator to triumph the award.

Lamar has 4 workplace albums, with "DAMN." being his last. He has produced connected assorted albums since, including doing the "Black Panther" Marvel movie soundtrack successful 2018.

Do performers get paid for the Super Bowl halftime show?

Super Bowl halftime performers bash not get paid. The NFL does screen the outgo of the performance, though. 

For artists asked to execute astatine the Super Bowl during halftime, the publicity is much than capable "compensation."

Who is singing the nationalist anthem astatine Super Bowl 56?

The vocalist of the nationalist anthem for Super Bowl 56 has not been announced yet.

History of Super Bowl halftime amusement performers

Super Bowl Year Performer(s)
I 1967 Universities of Arizona and Michigan Grambling University Bands
II 1968 "Old Man Winter Takes a Vacation successful Miami" featuring 7 section Miami-area precocious schoolhouse bands
III 1969 "America Thanks" with Florida A&M University
IV 1970 Carol Channing
V 1971 Florida A&M Band
VI 1972 "Salute to Louis Armstrong" with Ella Ftizgerald, Carol Channing, Al Hirt and U.S. Marine Coprs Drill Team
VII 1973 "Happiness Is..." with University of Michigan Band and Woody Herman
VIII 1974 "A Musical America" with University of Texas Band
IX 1975 "Tribute to Duke Eillington" with Mercer Ellington and Grambling University Bands
X 1976 "200 Years and Just a Baby" Tribute to America's Bicentennial
XI 1977 "It's a Small World" including assemblage particiption for archetypal clip with spectators waving colored placard connected cue
XII 1978 "From Paris to the Paris of America" with Tyler Apache Belles, Pete Fountain and Al Hirt
XIII 1979 "Super Bowl XIII Carnival" Salute to the Caribbean with Ken Hamilton and assorted Caribbean bands
XIV 1980 "A Salute to the Big Band Era" with Up with People
XV 1981 "A Mardi Gras Festival"
XVI 1982 "A Salute to the 60's and Motown"
XVII 1983 "KaleidoSUPERscope" (a kaleidoscope of colour and sound)
XVIII 1984 "Super Bowl XVIII's Salute to the Superstars of the Silver Screen"
XIX 1985 "A World of Children's Dreams"
XX 1986 "Beat of the Future"
XXI 1987 "Salute to Hollywood's 100th Anniversary"
XXII 1988 "Something Grand" featuring 88 expansive pianos, the Rockettes and Chubby Checker
XXIII 1989 "Be Bop Bamboozled" featuring 3-D effects
XXIV 1990 "Salute to New Orleans" and 40th Anniversary of Peanuts' characters, featuring trumpeter Pete Fountain, Doug Kershaw and Irma Thomas
XXV 1991 "A Small World Salute to 25 Years of the Super Bowl" featuring New Kids connected the Block
XXVI 1992 "Winter Magic" including a salute to the wintertime play and the wintertime Olympics featuring Gloria Estefan, Brian Boitano and Dorothy Hamill
XXVII 1993 "Heal the World" featuring Michael Jackson
XXVIII 1994 "Rockin Country Sunday" featuring Clint Black, Tanya Tucker, Travis Tritt, Wynonna and Naomi Judd
XXIX 1995 "Indiana Jones and the Temple of the Forbidden Eye" featuring Tony Bennett, Patti LaBelle, Arturo Sandoval, the Miami Sound Machine
XXX 1996 Diana Ross
XXXI 1997 "Blues Brothers Bash" featuring Dan Akroyd, John Goodman, James Belushi, James Brown and ZZ Top
XXXII 1998 "A Tribute to Motown's 40th Anniversary" including Boyz II Men, Smokey Robinson, Queen Latifah, Martha Reeves and The Temptations
XXXIII 1999 "Celebration of Soul, Salsa and Swing" featuring Stevie Wonder, Gloria Estefan, Big Bad Voodoo Daddy and Savion Glover
XXXIV 2000 "A Tapestry of Nations" featuring Phil Collins, Christina Aguilera, Enrique Iglesias, and Toni Braxton
XXXV 2001 "The Kings of Rock and Pop" featuring Aerosmith, *N'SYNC, Britney Spears, Mary J. Blige and Nelly
XXXVI 2002 U2
XXXVII 2003 Shania Twain, No Doubt and Sting
XXXVIII 2004 Janet Jackson, Kid Rock, P. Diddy, Nelly and Justin Timberlake
XXXIX 2005 Paul McCartney
XL 2006 The Rolling Stones
XLI 2007 Prince
XLII 2008 Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers
XLIII 2009 Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band
XLIV 2010 The Who
XLV 2011 The Black Eyed Peas, Usher, Slash
XLVI 2012 Madonna with guests Cee Lo Green, LMFAO, M.I.A. and Nicki Minaj
XLVII 2013 Beyoncé with guests Destiny's Child
XLVIII 2014 Bruno Mars with guests Red Hot Chili Peppers
XLIX 2015 Katy Perry with guests Missy Elliott and Lenny Kravitz
50 2016 Coldplay with guets Beyoncé and Bruno Mars
LI 2017 Lady Gaga
LII 2018 Justin Timberlake
LIII 2019 Maroon 5 with guests Travis Scott and Big Boi
LIV 2020 Shakira and Jennifer Lopez
LV 2021 The Weeknd
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