The Weeknd wanted to make a memorable Super Bowl halftime performance, and he delivered.
The singer told Billboard ahead of his performance that he was putting $7 million of his own money into the halftime show. He did this so the show would “be what he envisioned.” And what he envisioned, was something no one would forget.
“We’ve been really focusing on dialing in on the fans at home and making performances a cinematic experience, and we want to do that with the Super Bowl,” he told Billboard before the performance.He certainly delivered on that, as his halftime performance garnered a lot of praise.The Weeknd performed one song from his Triology era, and just two from his newest album. The full tracklist can be viewed below.You can watch his halftime performance below.MORE: The best, worst Super Bowl halftime shows all time
Watch the 2021 Super Bowl halftime show with The WeekndThe full Super Bowl halftime performance with The Weeknd can be viewed above.Who were the other performers in the Super Bowl halftime show?There were no other performers during The Weeknd’s Super Bowl halftime performance.What songs did The Weeknd perform?StarboyThe HillsCan’t Feel My FaceI Feel It ComingSave Your TearsEarned ItHouse of Balloons / Glass Table GirlsBlinding Lights