Essere l’headliner o far parte dello spettacolo del primo tempo del Super Bowl è una delle maggiori opportunità con cui un musicista può essere onorato. Nel corso degli anni, artisti del calibro di Michael Jackson, Madonna, No Doubt e The Weeknd hanno onorato il palco del primo tempo, con milioni di persone da tutto il mondo che si sono sintonizzati. Un’altra star di alto profilo che in precedenza ha fatto colpo sul palco del Super Bowl è ” La cantante dei California Gurls Katy Perry, che ha diretto lo spettacolo dell’intervallo nel 2016.
In 2023, Rihanna will headline the halftime show for the first time. In a November 2022 interview, Perry made it clear she has nothing but love for her fellow singer's upcoming appearance.
Fans love Katy Perry's support for Rihanna
On September 25, 2022, Rihanna took to Instagram to confirm the news that she would be headlining the 2023 Super Bowl halftime show. The annual sporting event will take place on February 12, 2022, at the State Farm Stadium in Glendale, Arizona. Per NBC News, it will be the first time Apple Music will be sponsoring the halftime show.
While taking part in LADbible TV's "Do You Even Know Me?" friendship test with Thomas Rhett, Katy Perry reminded viewers that her own halftime show performance, which 118.5 million people tuned in to, remains the most watched in history. However, the "Part of Me" hitmaker was quick to mention that she believes her record will "definitely be broken by Rihanna," before stating, "and I hope so."
After the interview hit the web and caught fans' attention, they took to social media to express how much they love the fact that Perry is being so supportive of Rihanna. "Oh MOTHERs are supporting each other I LOVE TO SEE IT," one user tweeted. "I love katy perry!! she's always been supportive of her friends like that," another person shared. "She remains being a HUMBLE queen," a third account wrote.