Maroon 5 has lastly discovered its visitor performers! Travis Scott and Massive Boi will be part of the “Ladies Like You” musicians on stage for the Tremendous Bowl LIII Halftime Present subsequent month, the NFL confirmed on Sunday, January 13.
The announcement comes 4 months after Us Weekly completely revealed that Maroon 5 would be the headliners for the 2019 present.
A supply then informed Us in December that the band was “having numerous hassle discovering friends” to carry out with them in gentle of the NFL’s Colin Kaepernick scandal. “Nobody desires to affiliate themselves with the NFL,” the supply stated.
Scott introduced on Sunday that he and the NFL could be making a $500,000 donation to Dream Corps, a nonprofit group that champions social justice points.
“I again anybody who takes a stand for what they imagine in,” Scott stated in an announcement on Sunday. “I do know being an artist that it’s in my energy to encourage. So earlier than confirming the Tremendous Bowl Halftime efficiency, I made certain to companion with the NFL on this vital donation. I’m proud to help Dream Corps and the work they do that can hopefully encourage and promote change.”
Cardi B was initially in talks to look as a visitor performer on the Tremendous Bowl, however the supply informed Us that the likelihood wasn’t wanting good. “She’s been going forwards and backwards, but it surely’s a no proper now.”
The controversy stems from former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Kaepernick, 31, who famously refused to face for the nationwide anthem in a peaceable protest towards police brutality and racial inequality in 2016.
The athlete opted out of his contract with the California workforce in March 2017. Eight months later, he filed a grievance towards the NFL for collusion.
Although he has been in discussions with a number of groups since, together with the Denver Broncos, the Baltimore Ravens and the Seattle Seahawks, the soccer participant has not been signed.
Us reported in October that Rihanna had declined a suggestion to headline the present in help of Kaepernick. Pink, who sang the nationwide anthem on the 2018 Tremendous Bowl, additionally handed on the provide.
The Tremendous Bowl LII Halftime Present will air on CBS on February three.