Beyonce is added to the list of stars that have performed at the Super Bowl

Beyonce is added to the list of stars that have performed at the Super Bowl, the NFL announced today. Over the past four plus decades, organizers have tried a slew of different approaches. They got excited about hiring marching bands for a while. They went through a phase where they paired in the moment artists like Britney Spears, Justin Timberlake and No Doubt with older artists like Aerosmith and U2. Pop princess Beyonce Knowles will take her shot at wowing the more than one hundred million Americans who will watch the Super Bowl halftime show.

Super Bowl XLVII is Feb. 3, 2013, at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans, the first in that city since 2002 and the first since Hurricane Katrina ravaged the city and devastated parts of the Louisiana Superdome in 2005.

The singer took to her blog to confirm the gig in a decidedly Beyonce manner: She posted a photo of her face with eyeblack featuring the words “Feb. 3 2013.” That, of course, is the date of Su

Lets not forget last year, Madonna teamed up with M.I.A., Nicki Minaj and LMFAO for a somewhat chaotic halftime performance (M.I.A. notoriously showed the camera her middle finger).The 31-year-old sang the national anthem at the 2004 Super Bowl in her hometown of Houston when the New England Patriots defeated the Carolina Panthers. And has performed pop and R&B hits include “Crazy in Love,” “Irreplaceable” and “Single Ladies (Put a Ring on It),” has won 16 Grammy Awards.

1991 — New Kids On The Block
1992 — Gloria Estefan
1993 — Michael Jackson, performing with 3,500 children
1994 — Country stars Clint Black, Tanya Tucker, Travis Tritt, Wynonna and Naomi Judd
1995 — Patti Labelle, Miami Sound Machine & Tony Bennett
1996 — Diana Ross
1997 — ZZ Top, James Brown, the Blues Brothers featuring Dan Aykroyd, John Goodman and James Belushi
1998 — Boyz II Men, Smokey Robinson, Martha Reeves, the Temptations, Queen Latifah
1999 — Stevie Wonder, Gloria Estefan, Big Bad Voodoo Daddy
2000 — Phil Collins, Christina Aguilera, Enrique Iglesias, Toni Braxton
2001 — Aerosmith, ‘N Sync, Britney Spears, Nelly, Mary J. Blige
2002 — U2
2003 — Shania Twain, No Doubt, Sting
2004 — Janet Jackson, Justin Timberlake, Nelly, Kid Rock, P. Diddy
2005 — Paul McCartney
2006 — The Rolling Stones
2007 — Prince
2008 — Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers
2009 — Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band
2010 — The Who
2011 — Black Eyed Peas
2012 — Madonna

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