News

Katy Perry, Coldplay frontrunners for Super Bowl halftime

Katy Perry, Coldplay frontrunners for Super Bowl halftime

SUPER BOWL: Katy Perry could play the 2015 Super Bowl. Photo: Associated Press

Rihanna, Katy Perry, and Coldplay have reportedly emerged as the frontrunners to perform at the 2015 Super Bowl halftime show.

The musicians are under consideration to perform at the football game in Glendale, Arizona in February, but they are being asked to donate a portion of their subsequent touring income to the National Football League for the first time, according to the Wall Street Journal.

In the past, performers have not paid or been paid for their top billing during the sports telecast, but they have been compensated for travel and production expenses.

None of the parties have commented on the reports.

Bruno Mars headlined the halftime show earlier this year

Recent Headlines

38 mins ago in Sports

Watch Richard Sherman pick up unsuspecting passengers

Fresh
20-overlay-14

The Seattle Seahawks Super Bowl winner takes a side gig as a driver for Lyft.

41 mins ago in Sports

NFL: Raiders hope to move to Vegas

Fresh
markdavisraiders16119669574354

Raiders owner Mark Davis says he wants to move the team to Las Vegas and is willing to spend a half billion dollars as part of a deal for a new stadium in the city.

53 mins ago in Entertainment

‘Fast & Furious 8’ revs up for historic Cuba shoot

Fresh
FastCuba575123770627

Director F. Gary Gray has turned the key on the "Fast 8" production in Havana, making movie history by becoming the first filmmaker to shoot a major Hollywood project in Cuba in over 50 years.