Who’s playing the Super Bowl 2018 halftime present, when has Justin Timberlake performed before and what happened with Janet Jackson?

EVERY yr the Super Bowl halftime present hits the headlines.

However who's playing at the 2018 present and why is the efficiency such an enormous deal? Right here's what it is advisable know…

 Pop legend Justin Timberlake will take to the Super Bowl stage in 2018

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Pop legend Justin Timberlake will take to the Super Bowl stage in 2018

Who’s playing at the Super Bowl 2018 halftime present and why is the present an enormous deal?

Justin Timberlake has been confirmed as the halftime act when New England Patriots tackle Philadelphia Eagles at US Financial institution Stadium.

Over the years, the Super Bowl halftime present has advanced from a primary break to an enormous annual spectacle – often incorporating pyrotechnics, elaborate stage manufacturing and megastar performers.

In the Super Bowl's early years, the present was a showcase for school marching bands and was purely about filling time whereas followers and viewers grabbed refreshments, and in accordance with former NFL commissioner Pete Rozelle  "go to the rest room".

Throughout the 90s the present turned greater and greater – altering radically in 1993 when Micheal Jackson performed and famously moon-walked throughout the stage.

 Justin previously performed alongside Janet Jackson in 2004

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Justin beforehand performed alongside Janet Jackson in 2004

When has Justin Timberlake performed before and what happened with Janet Jackson?

The news of Justin's upcoming efficiency comes 14 years after THAT controversial efficiency with Janet Jackson.

The pop star can be again at the US soccer extravaganza greater than a decade after by chance uncovered her nipple onstage and famously coined the phrase "wardrobe malfunction".

The 36-yr-previous singer will take to the stage at the American soccer occasion on February four to headline the Super Bowl Halftime Present.

It’s going to mark his third Super Bowl efficiency, which means he’ll clock up extra appearances at the Nationwide Football League (NFL) showpiece than another particular person entertainer.

 Justin's last Super Bowl performance was a controversial one in 2004 when he ripped off part of Janet Jackson's outfit, exposing her breast

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Justin's final Super Bowl efficiency was a controversial one in 2004 when he ripped off a part of Janet Jackson's outfit, exposing her breast

Justin confirmed his efficiency at the U.S. Financial institution Stadium in Minnesota on his Twitter account by way of a brief clip alongside speak present host Jimmy Fallon.

His final Super Bowl efficiency was a controversial one in 2004 when he ripped off a part of Janet Jackson's outfit, exposing her breast.

 Tom Brady marshalled another stunning comeback from 10 points down against Jacksonville to reach the Super Bowl

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Tom Brady marshalled one other beautiful comeback from 10 factors down towards Jacksonville to succeed in the Super Bowl

This news comes following months of hypothesis that the SexyBack star – who has two-yr-previous son Silas with his spouse Jessica Biel – was needed by the NFL to carry out at the occasion.

Super Bowl LII will happen on February four in Minneapolis.

What time the half-time present be?

Funnily sufficient, the halftime present will happen at halftime in the Super Bowl at US Financial institution Stadium.

The sport kicks off at eleven.30pm on Sunday, February four and the first half will take round seventy five to ninety minutes.

Anticipate to see Timberlake on stage a while round 12.45am or 1am.

Who’s performed in earlier years?

  • 1991 – New Youngsters On The Block
  • 1992  – Gloria Estefan
  • 1993 – Michael Jackson
  • 1994 – Wynona, Clint Black, Tanya Tucker, Travis Tritt
  • 1995 – Patti Labelle, The Temptations
  • 1996 – Diana Ross
  • 1997 – The Blues Brothers
  • 1998 – Boyz II Males, Smokey Robinson, Martha Reeves, The Temptations, Queen Latifah
  • 1999 – Gloria Estefan, Stevie Marvel, Massive Dangerous Voodoo Daddy, Savion Glover
  • 2000 – Phil Collins, Christina Aguilera, Enrique Iglesias, Toni Braxton
  • 2001 – Aerosmith, 'N Sync, Britney Spears, Mary J. Blige, Nelly
  • 2002 – U2
  • 2003 – Shania Twain, No Doubt, Sting
  • 2004 – Jessica Simpson, Janet Jackson, P. Diddy, Nelly, Child Rock and Justin Timberlake
  • 2005 – Paul McCartney
  • 2006 – The Rolling Stones
  • 2007 – Prince
  • 2008 – Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers
  • 2009 – Bruce Springsteen
  • 2010 – The Who
  • 2011 – The Black Eyed Peas, Usher, Slash
  • 2012 – Madonna, LMFAO. Cirque du Soleil, Nicki Minaj, M.I.A., Cee Lo Inexperienced, Andy Lewis
  • 2013 – Beyoncé, Future's Baby
  • 2014 – Bruno Mars, Pink Scorching Chili Peppers
  • 2015 – Katy Perry, Lenny Kravitz, Missy Elliott
  • 2016 – Coldplay, Beyoncé, Bruno Mars, Mark Ronson, Gustavo Dudamel
  • 2017 – Woman Gaga

EVERY yr the Super Bowl halftime present hits the headlines.

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