This year’s Super Bowl witnessed the stellar performance of R&B artist The Weeknd during the halftime show. The Canadian singer, songwriter, and record producer performed some of his most popular tracks which included “Starboy” and “Can’t Feel My Face”. The R&B artist gave a 12-minute performance that mesmerized the audience and turned the halftime show into an exciting one. This was the first time in the game’s 55-year history that any performance had to be made from the stands instead of from the pitch. This was due to the Covid-19 safety-precautions. Nonetheless, The Weeknd delivered a great performance with an exciting and innovative backdrop.
The Weeknd started this performance with his super-popular track “Starboy” and went on performing some of his best hits that include “The Hills”, “Call out My Name”, “Can’t Feel My Face”, “Blinding Lights” and more. The stands were prepared for the show by adding cutouts of buildings with neon lighting that overall gave it a modern and cool look. The song “Blinding Lights” was especially an exciting one which was combined with a wonderful performance that included several dancers with bandages on their faces who accompanied The Weeknd in this performance. This event received tons of appreciation and praise on social media that highlighted The Weeknd’s dynamic and brilliant way of delivering the act. Overall, the entire performance was truly phenomenal.
The Weeknd stated in the NFL’s official announcement how he felt honored and humbled performing in the Super Bowl. He shared “We all grow up watching the world’s biggest acts playing the Super Bowl, and one can only dream of being in that position. I’m humbled, honored, and ecstatic to be the center of that infamous stage this year”. Being a dynamic and versatile artist, The Weeknd has a wonderful and eccentric way of presenting his music, and that is the reason for his widespread fame. His music is soulful and has a positive vibe that takes the listener on a journey of emotions and melody.
Starting his music career in 2010, Abel Makkonen Tesfaye, or as we all know The Weeknd has been dominating the R&B music scene with his fresh and unique style of music. Being amongst the world’s bestselling music artists, The Weeknd has over 75 Million records sold and has won three Grammy Awards, five American Music Awards, nine Billboard Music Awards, and more. With sensational tracks such as “Can’t Feel My Face” and “Starboy”, The Weeknd has made a place in the hearts of millions of people, and his music truly takes the listener on a journey of emotions and melody. With several interesting and exciting plans for the future, The Weeknd is definitely on his way to the top, and we can’t wait to see what he has next in store for us!