Katy Perry Invites Lenny Kravitz to Join Super Bowl Halftime Performance

The singer requested the “Fly Away” rocker’s presence during a “Today” show interview airing Monday

Katy Perry has invited rock star Lenny Kravitz to join her as she takes the field for for the Pepsi Halftime Show at Super Bowl XLIX on Feb 1.

The singer revealed Kravitz will accompany her on the big day, to be held at the University of Phoenix Stadium in Arizona, during a chat with NBC’s Willie Geist that airs on Monday’s “Today” show.

Read the National Football League’s complete statement:

“Global superstar Katy Perry has invited Lenny Kravtiz to join her as she headlines the Pepsi Super Bowl XLIX Halftime Show on NBC at University of Phoenix Stadium in Arizona on Sunday, February 1, it was announced today during an exclusive interview with Katy on NBC’s broadcast of the AFC Divisional Playoff game featuring the Baltimore Ravens at New England Patriots.  Katy’s full interview with NBC’s Willie Geist discussing her upcoming halftime performance and her invite to Kravitz will air Monday morning on TODAY. “

Perry was announced as this year’s performer by anchor Bob Costas before the holidays. She’s already been hyping the show, which was watched by 115 million people last year, with some Internet-centric promo videos.

Perry joins an impressive roster of halftime acts over the years, most recently Bruno Mars, Beyonce and Madonna. “Get Hyped for Haltime” by watching this 2-minute video then  the 30-second “There Since the First #Halftime” spot.