Rihanna is set to tackle 2023’s Super Bowl for her much-anticipated return, a few some years since her last concert.
On Sunday on Sunday, singer-songwriter and Grammy winner will take to the spotlight in a show she described as an “celebration of my catalog.” As her fans, her “Umbrella” singer knows it is a hot moment since she’s performed in front of an audience in person, but the mother of two said she and her team been working hard (work and work, work working) to put together the “almost impossible” set.
“The Super Bowl is one of the biggest stages in the world so as scary as that was, because I haven’t been on stage in seven years, there’s something exhilarating about the challenge of it all,” the singer stated on Thursday during an interview prior to the show with Nadeska Alexis of Apple Music. “It’s important for me to do this year.”
From the list of performers to possible guests Here’s what we are aware of concerning Riri’s Super Bowl performance:
Where and when will Rihanna when and where will Rihanna perform?
“Lift Me Up” singer will be the “Lift Me Up” singer will host the halftime show at Super Bowl LVII scheduled for Sunday afternoon at State Farm Stadium in Glendale, Ariz.
The Kansas City Chiefs and Philadelphia Eagles will fight for the coveted Vince Trophy. The kickoff time is at 3:30 p.m. Pacific.
According to the rumors, Rihanna will perform her set around the midpoint in the Super Bowl — or following the second quarter to those that don’t understand anything about the sport.
Where can I view the show?
People who want to catch Rihanna’s mini concert will need to tune into the Super Bowl LVII. The game will be broadcast on Fox.
Anyone without a cable subscription can stream the game via using the NFL+ mobile app. Streaming platforms such as Hulu, fuboTV and Sling also provide live TV streaming.
What kind of job will she do?
The catalog of Rihanna’s has more than a decade’s worth of songs that range in time from the year her 2005 hit song “Pon de Replay” to 2016’s “Love on the Brain.” However, none of them will make it to the Super Bowl performance, the singer has said.
“[The halftime show is] going to be a celebration of my catalog in the best way that we could have put it together,” she said to Apple Music. “You have only 13 minutes. This is the problem. It’s a challenge to squeeze 17 years of work in thirteen minutes.”
Rihanna claimed that she together with her team created dozens different versions of the setlist before making a decision on the present arrangement which will be the 39th. Although some fans may be disappointed by certain tracks, Rihanna said “that’s going to be fine.
“I think we did a pretty good job at narrowing it down.”
Some of the Barbados-born musician’s most loved songs include “Umbrella,” “We Found Love,” “Only Girl (in the World) and “S&M.”
Are there any guests?
Rihanna has kept a lot of details about their Super Bowl halftime show under cover, including whether or not she’ll be bringing guests onto the stage along with her.
The former collaborators Jay-Z as well as T.I. are widely rumored to be making appearances in a cameo as per TMZ. The site reported that A$AP Rocky has welcomed the birth of a boy together with Rihanna earlier this month, has also been believed to be joining Rihanna.
In recent times this year’s Super Bowl show has featured many guest appearances. The 2022 edition featured 50 Cent added to the lineup of Dr. Dre, Snoop Dogg, Eminem, Mary J. Blige and Kendrick Lamar.
Jennifer Lopez and Shakira, who were the main performers at this year’s half-time performance included Bad Bunny and J Balvin.
It’s possible that Rihanna will invite certain guests. Even the case that she doesn’t, fans are already enjoying a Riri on her own.
Have she played in the Super Bowl before?
The Super Bowl on Sunday will mark Rihanna’s first time on her place on the Super Bowl stage.
However, in the year 2019 she Fenty Beauty founder told Vogue that it is “absolutely” true that she did not want to appear at the annual event.
Rihanna as well as other celebrities like Ava DuVernay and Cardi B have boycotted this year’s Super Bowl that year in solidarity with Colin Kaepernick, who has protested against the brutality of police by kneeling during the national the anthem.
“I wouldn’t to do this. Why?” she said. “Who benefits from this? My people, not me. I can’t seller. I could not become an enabler. There are aspects within the organisation that I do not completely agree with and I wasn’t going to serve the organization in any manner.”
Then, why do you think Rihanna leading this year’s Super Bowl now?
Through the years It appears that the singer has been a bit more receptive to her love for the Super Bowl (to some fans to their surprise) However, this isn’t the only thing that’s changed.
In the midst of Super Bowl Sunday, Rihanna has become more than businesswoman and a singershe’s also a mother. Rihanna told Apple Music that being a mother has inspired her to sing.
“When you become a mom, there’s something that just happens where you feel like you could take on the world, you could do anything,” she added.
The preparations to perform at this “jam-packed show” took a physical strain on her post-partum physical appearance, Rihanna said, but “it’s important for my son to see that” determination.
In addition, she stated that she believes the Super Bowl halftime show is about “representing immigrants and my country Barbados and being a symbol for Black women all over the world..
“It’s a long way from home, it’s a beautiful journey that I’m on and I could have never guessed that I would have made it here,” she stated. “So it’s an occasion to celebrate the journey..