10 memorable moments from Super Bowl halftime shows

The Super Bowl halftime show used to be a time when viewers around the world would reload

their nacho/wing plates and make their pit stops, hopefully not simultaneously.

Now, though, the halftime show has established itself as must-watch; more

people watched last year's show with Madonna than watched the actual game. To

keep the world's attention, you've got to bring some serious game. Here are the

10 most impressive moments from a half-century of halftime shows. Hold onto

your wardrobes. – By Jay Busbee

The Who

Black Eyed Peas

Paul McCartney

Bruce Springsteen

INDIANAPOLIS, IN - FEBRUARY 05: Nicki Minaj, Madonna and M.I.A. perform during the Bridgestone Super Bowl XLVI Halftime Show at Lucas Oil Stadium on February 5, 2012 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Photo by Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic)

Britney Spears

Michael Jackson


Janet Jackson