Super Bowl Halftime Act: Bruno Mars
NFL announces singer will headline this year's big game
By Newser Editors and Wire Services
Posted Sep 8, 2013 12:11 PM CDT
Bruno Mars performs at the MTV Video Music Awards on Sunday, Aug. 25, 2013, at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn.   (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP)

(Newser) – Grammy-winner Bruno Mars will perform at halftime of the Super Bowl. The NFL made the announcement ahead of the kickoff of games today, with Mars joined by FOX co-host Terry Bradshaw and analyst Michael Strahan in Times Square. The league's championship game will be played Feb. 2 at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, NJ.

Mars is one of pop music's top acts, with several No. 1 hits including his most recent, "When I Was Your Man." The 27-year-old singer-songwriter-producer was honored for best male video and choreography for "Treasure" at the MTV Video Music Awards last month.

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LenettW3
Sep 15, 2013 10:47 PM CDT
Be thankful Justin B. was in the running at one time. After the nudie for his Grandma I think he killed his chance thank God.
sick-of-dumb-aces
Sep 10, 2013 11:02 AM CDT
myself i'd rather list to Rosanne barr
sandrae
Sep 9, 2013 1:24 AM CDT
I love Bruno Mars! There isn't another singer around with his supernatural octaves. He will fill the stadium with that massive volume of his and send folks into a state of euphoria. (He guest starred on a Saturday Night Live show a while back... he is quite comedic and a great impersonater; I was surprised.) He is the right person for the job!