Maroon 5 will formally headline the 2019 Tremendous Bowl Halftime Present, with unique company Travis Scott and Large Boi.
Frontman Adam Levine and his bandmates were documented to have landed the huge gig back again in September (18), but the news wasn’t verified right up until Sunday (13Jan19), when the Moves Like Jagger hitmakers posted the initially ad for the Pepsi Super Bowl LIII Halftime Exhibit on social media.
As previously speculated, rappers Travis Scott and Massive Boi will also be joining the rockers onstage at the new Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta, Georgia on 3 February (19).
Maroon 5 had to begin with invited their Girls Like You collaborator Cardi B to accomplish with them at the American soccer championship recreation, but the hip-hop sensation reportedly declined a $1 million (£780,000) offer in protest of the NFL’s remedy of quarterback Colin Kaepernick, who has been shunned by team bosses pursuing his determination to kneel during the pre-sport U.S. nationwide anthem to highlight racial injustice and law enforcement brutality. He has remained unsigned at any time considering that his San Francisco 49ers contract came to an stop in 2017.
Meanwhile, it really is been discovered that Travis, who signed on to the exhibit in December (18), only agreed to conduct if NFL officers agreed to join him in donating to a result in advertising and marketing social justice.
In accordance to Billboard, the two events teamed up to donate $500,000 (£389,000) to Dream Corps, an organisation founded by newsman Van Jones, which backs initiatives that „close jail doorways and open doorways of option for all“.
„I again any one who usually takes a stand for what they believe in,“ Travis shares in a assertion. „I know remaining an artist that it truly is in my electric power to inspire. So just before confirming the Tremendous Bowl Halftime performance, I designed absolutely sure to partner with the NFL on this crucial donation. I am proud to support Dream Corps and the operate they do that will ideally encourage and advertise adjust.“
The news emerges following Rihanna was noted to have turned down the prospect to headline the extremely-anticipated 2019 party in assist of Kaepernick, just as her mentor JAY-Z did last calendar year (18), when Justin Timberlake rather stepped up to complete at the 2018 Super Bowl Halftime Display.