It’s weird to schedule a concert in the middle of a sporting event, but the NFL has delivered a musical component since the very first Super Bowl in 1967 when a couple of marching bands and a drill team entertained the crowd. Since then, everyone from Michael Jackson to Diana Ross have had the honor of playing on football’s biggest night. In the past couple of decades though, the halftime shows have gotten bigger and better. Well, sort of. Not every performance has been a winner, but which ones have scored major wins with audiences in recent years? It’s time to look at the Super Bowl halftime shows from the 21st century, ranked from fumble to touchdown!
Kendra Beltran went to college with no game plan and found herself falling back on her love of writing soon after graduating all the way back in 2009. Since then, she’s written for MTV Geek, Cosplay Central, Collider, Apartment Therapy, and many other sites that allowed her to showcase her love of all things pop culture. When she isn’t writing, Kendra is either hosting her show, Crushgasm, baking all the cookies, or spoiling her fur baby, Mason.