Today is Friday, November 13, 2020. Here’s what you need to know:
The NFL has announced that The Weeknd will be performing this season’s Super Bowl halftime show.
Super Bowl LV, which is set to take place on February 7, 2021, will be held at Raymond James Stadium, the home of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
Assuming the pandemic is still an issue in February, the halftime show will look a lot different than it has in years past. The NFL announced that the attendance for the Super Bowl will only be around 20% of the maximum capacity, which will bring it down to about 13,000 seats in comparison to the limit of roughly 66,000 that the stadium can hold.
The low attendance for the Super Bowl will likely result in a very different, less engaging performance as well. As COVID-19 cases continue to break records throughout the U.S., the NFL, as well as The Weeknd and Jay-Z’s Roc Nation, which helps produce the halftime show, will have to consistently reevaluate what the Weeknd’s performance will look like.
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