Coldplay is set to headline the Super Bowl 50 halftime show on CBS, according to multiple media reports.
The Chris Martin-fronted band will play during the NFL’s championship game on Feb. 7, following the release of their seventh studio album “A Head Full of Dreams” on Dec. 4.
“The halftime show is still being planned and there will be multiple acts,” an NFL representative told TheWrap.
Martin is designing a show that will echo elements of the NFL’s “On the Fifty” campaign — honoring the past, recognizing the present and looking ahead to the next 50 years, including other special artists, according to a statement from the league. Fans can visit Pepsi.com now for the first exclusive behind the scenes look at how Coldplay is beginning their journey to the Pepsi Super Bowl Halftime Show.
February’s Super Bowl XLIX, which saw the New England Patriots top the Seattle Seahawks, was the most-watched television broadcast in history with 114.4 million total viewers.
CBS announced last month that a live one-hour special of “The Late Show With
Beginning Jan. 11, a digital mini-series, “Pepsi Presents: The Super Bowl Halftime Show Show” will launch on Pepsi.com offering fans an exclusive, all-access view of what it takes to create the biggest music event of the year in the middle of the biggest sports event of the year, Super Bowl 50.
Super Bowl 50 will air on CBS Feb. 7 at 6 p.m. from Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara, California.