The Weeknd, the Canadian artist who this year will be the star of the halftime of the Super Bowl, the final of the American football league, can be a guest according to various media. Rosalía, the Spanish singer of the moment, sounds strong to be the musical companion of The Weeknd and the rumors intensify a few days after one of the most-watched sporting events around the world takes place, but with four days to go. the event there is no official confirmation.
If this is true, the next show promises to be spectacular. The singers will have a great challenge to overcome the electrifying participation that Jennifer Lopez and Shakira made in the previous edition of the event. For now, the National Football League (NFL) has only announced The Weeknd, Jazmine Sullivan, and Eric Church, who will sing the American national anthem as a duet, and Gabriela Sarmiento Wilson, better known as HER, who will interpret "America the Beautiful". As artists of the LV Super Bowl, which will take place in Tampa (West Florida) on February 7.
If so, Rosalía would be the second Spanish artist to perform at the Super Bowl halftime. The first was Enrique Iglesias in 2000. However, the information about the possible participation of Rosalía, the flamenco revolutionary, who has collaborated with The Weeknd on a "remix" of "Blinding Lights", the most listened song in the world in 2020, according to Spotify, is spreading like wildfire. A few months ago the singers were surprised with the collaboration of said musical theme, which could mean the beginning of the efforts for both to arrive at the presentation of the Super Bowl halftime show in the LV edition.
From the media, in Spanish, it has jumped to others in English, but neither the NFL nor The Weeknd says anything for now. "We're so close. #SuperBowlWeeknd" is the last message that the Canadian has published on his Twitter account. In a recent interview in Billboard magazine, The Weeknd's manager, Wassim "Sal" Slaiby, said the Toronto-based artist is going to spend $ 7 million out of his pocket to make the show "just how he envisioned it."
THE SURPRISE MAY BE ROSALÍA.
The Super Bowl halftime show is the quintessential television event in the US. Millions of people watch it on television around the world and this year in which due to the covid-19 pandemic there is less chance of witnessing the final in the place, an even larger audience is expected.
Two Latin music stars, the American of Puerto Rican origin Jennifer López and the Colombian Shakira set the bar very high at the LIV Super Bowl, which was held in Miami in February 2020 before the covid-19 changed everything.Due to the pandemic, only 22,000 people will be able to witness the game at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, with a capacity for up to 75,000 people.
TOUR IN SPAIN
On the other hand, The Weeknd has announced that within its next world tour it will include a concert in Madrid and another in Barcelona on October 24 and 28, 2022, respectively. Its promoter has specified that these appointments will take place at the Wizink Center in the Spanish capital and the Palau Sant Jordi in Barcelona, as part of the so-called "After Hours World Tour", which will start on January 14 next year in Vancouver (Canada).
'After Hours' is the Canadian's fourth studio album. It was released on March 20 and immediately became one of the most important of his career. This includes songs like Heartless, Blinding Lights, In Your Eyes, Save Your Tears, and After Hours, which for many has marked a projection was for the artist.
Tickets to attend these concerts will go on sale from Monday, February 8 at 10 am on the official website of Live Nation and at the distributors associated with it.
There will also be an exclusive pre-sale for those registered on said website, which will start at 10 am this Friday, February 5, and will remain open until Sunday.