The Super Bowl halftime show 2022 has been announced! With Super Bowl LVI scheduled to be played at SoFi Stadium in Inglewood, California, the NFL will be bringing out some of the biggest Southern California artists to perform in the halftime show.
On Thursday, the NFL, Pepsi and Roc Nation announced that Dr. Dre, Snoop Dogg, Eminem, Mary J. Blige and Kendrick Lamar will perform for the first time onstage together at the Pepsi Super Bowl Halftime Show.
“The opportunity to perform at the Super Bowl Halftime show, and to do it in my own backyard, will be one of the biggest thrills of my career,” Dre said in a statement. The seven-time Grammy winner added that their halftime performance will be an “unforgettable cultural moment.”
Dr. Dre Headlines Super Bowl Halftime Show 2022
The five music artists have a combined 44 Grammys, with Eminem leading the way with 15.
Roc Nation founder Jay-Z said in a statement that their show will be “history in the making.” Read more about the Super Bowl halftime show for Super Bowl 56 here.
Dr. Dre emerged from the West Coast gangster rap scene alongside Eazy-E and Ice Cube to help form the group N.W.A., which made a major mark in the hip-hop culture and music industry in the late 1980s. Dr. Dre is also responsible for bringing forth rap stars such as Snoop Dogg, Eminem, 50 Cent and Lamar. He also produced Blige’s No. 1 hit song “Family Affair.”
NFL and Pepsi plan to support the launch of Regional School #1, a magnet high school in South Los Angeles. It’s set to open for students next fall as part of the Los Angeles Unified School District.
“This effort will help develop and inspire the next generation of entrepreneurs and innovators,” said Megan K. Reilly, the L.A. Unified interim superintendent. “We are excited about the additional opportunities this partnership will bring to our students.”