Want to discuss? Please read our Commenting Policy first. Jennifer Lopez and Shakira took the stage for an exciting Super Bowl halftime show that paid homage to Latino culture. The pair promised a joint performance that would have an empowering message and they lived up to their word, shimmying and shaking their way across the stage. Shakira began the show with a medley of her hits starting with She Wolf , and then began playing the guitar for Empire before dancing into Whenever Wherever. The best part of this halftime show is J. JLo came thru and slayed! HalftimeShow pic.
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Super Bowl halftime performances can be, and often are, quite bad. In the early years of the show, you were lucky to get a marching band, a college drill team, a few incongruous movie stars, or some other wholesome business. Carol Channing played twice. The NFL slowly leaned into modernity after that, though not without incident. The league has since looked to change its course on matters of social justice, or at least its optics. A year ago, the NFL unveiled its Inspire Change initiative, a network of programs aimed at closing wealth disparities and improving relations between the police and their respective communities. Inspire Change came in hot, though, with co-partner Jay-Z creating a fuss by working with the NFL as Colin Kaepernick remained blackballed for protesting during the national anthem. Some saw the gesture as the crossing of a picket line.
Pepsi and the NFL collaborated with Roc Nation to bring these two icons together for the first time ever, for what will be an unforgettable performance on the world's biggest stage. I can't wait to show what us girls can do on the world's biggest stage. Jennifer Lopez is an award-winning singer, actress, producer, and entertainer who has established herself in music, film, and television. Most recently, Lopez spent Summer touring the globe with her electrifying sold-out It's My Party tour. She can currently be seen on the big screen as the notorious Ramona in the critically-acclaimed box office smash, Hustlers. As one of most influential female artists in history, Jennifer Lopez defines what it means to be a global icon and the ultimate multi-hyphenate. She is the only artist from South America to have a number one song in the U. With over 10 billion streams, it is one of the most-streamed female albums of all time. The Pepsi Super Bowl Halftime Show is the most-watched musical performance of the year, with nearly million viewers tuning in to last year's show. Roc Nation will serve as producers and strategic entertainment advisors of the live performance.