Global music icon and 16-time Grammy-Award winner Beyoncé will perform in the Pepsi Super Bowl XLVII Halftime Show on CBS at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans on Sunday, February 3, 2013, the NFL and CBS announced Tuesday.
The Pepsi Super Bowl halftime show is the most-watched musical event of the year. More than 112.5 million viewers in the U.S. watched last year's show. The Super Bowl and halftime show will be broadcast worldwide.
Beyoncé joins an esteemed list of recent halftime acts that includes Madonna, The Black Eyed Peas, The Who, Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band, Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, Prince, the Rolling Stones, Paul McCartney and U2.
The city of New Orleans will host the NFL's biggest game for the 10th time when Super Bowl XLVII comes to town in February.