Cue the blinding lights, because The Weeknd is heading to the Super Bowl stage.
The 30-year-old singer is set to headline the 2021 halftime show, which will take place on February 7 at the Raymond James Stadium in Tampa Bay, Florida.
In a statement, The Weeknd revealed that it’s a dream come true to perform at the Super Bowl. “We all grow up watching the world’s biggest acts playing the Super Bowl and one can only dream of being in that position. I’m humbled, honored and ecstatic to be the center of that infamous stage this year,” he said, according to Deadline.
Even Jay-Z applauded The Weeknd, claiming the musician has “introduced a sound all his own. His soulful uniqueness has defined a new generation of greatness in music and artistry.”