It’s official. American singer, record producer, dancer and actress Beyoncé Knowles will perform in the Pepsi Super Bowl XLVII halftime show at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans on Sunday, February 3, 2013, NFL confirmed on Tuesday afternoon, Oct. 16, 2012.
The 16-time Grammy winner also confirmed the news after a photo she posted to her Tumblr site, in which she is wearing eye black strips on which the date of the game Feb. 3 is written.
“New Orleans last hosted a Super Bowl in 2002, making next year’s game the first NFL championship in the city since Hurricane Katrina devastated parts of the Louisiana Superdome in 2005. Pepsi is returning as the sponsor for the halftime show since doing so in 2007 when Prince performed,” ESPN Go said.
Other recent halftime performance includes Madonna, Cee Lo Green, Nicki Minaj, LMFAO, M.I.A., The Black Eyed Peas, The Who, Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band, Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, Prince, the Rolling Stones, Paul McCartney and U2.
Beyonce sang the national anthem at the game in 2004.