2022 Super Bowl halftime show to feature Dre, Snoop, Eminem, Blige and Lamar: NPR
LOS ANGELES – Dr. Dre, Snoop Dogg, Eminem, Mary J. Blige and Kendrick Lamar will perform together for the first time on stage during the Super Bowl Pepsi 2022 halftime show.
The NFL, Pepsi and Roc Nation announced Thursday that the five music icons will perform on February 13 at SoFi Stadium in Inglewood, Calif. Dre, Snoop Dogg and Lamar are from Southern California.
“The opportunity to play the Super Bowl halftime show, and doing it in my own backyard, will be one of the biggest thrills of my career,” Dr. Dre said in a statement. The seven-time Grammy winner added that his halftime performance will be an “unforgettable cultural moment.”
The Super Bowl has been returning to the Los Angeles area since 1993. This is the third year of collaboration between the NFL, Pepsi and Roc Nation.
Roc Nation and Emmy-nominated producer Jesse Collins will co-produce the show at halftime. The game and the halftime show will be broadcast live on NBC.
All five musical artists have accumulated 44 Grammys. Eminem has the most with 15.
Roc Nation founder Jay-Z said in a statement their show would be “a story in the making.”
Dre, Snoop Dogg, Eminem, Blige and Lamar join a roster of famous musicians who have performed at Super Bowl halftime shows including Beyoncé, Madonna, Coldplay, Katy Perry, U2, Lady Gaga, Michael Jackson, Jennifer Lopez, Shakira and last year performed The Weeknd.