Super Bowl 2021 Halftime Show, The Weeknd: Everything you need to know

NBC Sports Chicago Staff
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Everything to know about The Weeknd's Super Bowl performance originally appeared on NBC Sports Chicago

One of the highlights of every Super Bowl is the Halftime Show. It's become a celebration of a musical icon and artists have gone above and beyond to make performances bigger and grander every year.

And in some cases, it can compete with the game for the spotlight. Looking at you Left Shark and Katy Perry.

This year, Super Bowl LV, features a star-studded showdown between the Chiefs and Buccaneers. It's headlined by the quarterback battle between Tom Brady and Patrick Mahomes. The widely accepted GOAT against the challenger to the throne.

Here's everything you need to know about the Super Bowl LV halftime performance.

Who is performing at halftime of Super Bowl LV (55)?

This year, it's Canadian singer and songwriter The Weeknd who will be performing at halftime.The Weeknd is an R&B crooner that has dominated airwaves. He's also been written and performed sogns for notable movies like Black Panther and 50 Shades of Grey.

Obviously this year's performance will be a bit different with limited fans in attendance because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Capacity will be under 20 percent.

It also means not large swarms of people rushing the field to create a concert like atmosphere, or even participate in the show itself in ways we've seen over the years.

He also has reportedly went deep into his own pockets to make the show as spectacular as he can.

How to watch Super Bowl LV (55) halftime show?

CBS is televising Super Bowl 55, The Super Bowl can also be streamed through CBS or watched through the network's app.

When to watch the Super Bowl LV (55) halftime show?

Kickoff for the Super Bowl is at 5:30 p.m. CT, so turning your TV on at 7:00 p.m. CT seems like a safe bet so you won't miss it.

What songs will be performed Super Bowl LV (55) halftime show?

Artists don't typically release their set lists before their performance. It often ruins the element of surprise, think Red Hot Chili Peppers joining Bruno Mars or Prince covering Foo Fighters. It's a safe bet that he'll perform some his biggest singles from his career:

- Wicked Games (2012)- Love Me Harder with Ariana Grande (2014)- Often (2014)- Earned It (2014)- The Hills (2015)- Can’t Feel My Face (2015)- In the Night (2015)- Starboy ft. Daft Punk (2016)- I Feel It Coming ft. Daft Punk (2016)- Party Monster (2016)- Pray For Me with Kendrick Lamar (2018)- Call Out My Name (2018)- Heartless (2019)- Blinding Lights (2019)

He'll also want to include his latest singles from the past year

- In Your Eyes- Smile with Juice Wrld- Save Your Tears- Over Now with Calvin Harris- Hawái (Remix) with Maluma

He could also dive into his catalog of feature performances.

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