Super Bowl halftime shows – from the worst to the best

We want to bet that none of you saw this one coming: Coldplay? Headlining the Super Dish 50 halftime show? Why, if Kid Rock was dead he ‘d be surrendering in his grave!

Don’t get us wrong. We like us some Coldplay. However ain’t it a tad smooth for football of the you’re-about-to-be-concussed selection?

Ah, well, we’ve been shocked by the Super Dish halftime show prior to and that recognizes what methods the 4 lads from London have in store for America’s Huge Video game. And also as compared to the similarity Carol Channing, Al Hirt and Up With Individuals– the type of acts the Super Bowl booked for halftime in its earlier days– Coldplay is almost Black Sabbath.

We asked yourself in 2014, when Katy Perry scheduled the job, who ‘d obtain the nod in future years considered that most of the living legends have already had their turn.

We even placed our semi-good name on the line and anticipated Taylor Swift had a shot this– don’t laugh, we’re not the just who loves T-Swizzle, you recognize– though in hindsight we possibly ought to have thought Adele.

And also while 63,925 people signed a request at Change.org to ask, or need, that Metallica be selected to play the halftime program on their residence lawn in Northern California this year, that didn’t occur, though the metal symbols did obtain recruited to play the main Evening Prior to show at AT&T Park in San Francisco on Saturday.

So what will we obtain from Coldplay? Vegas is willing to take your money, as common, with a series of semi-serious prop wagers dealing with the halftime home entertainment.

You can wager on which song Coldplay plays initially during the halftime show: “Journey of a Life time,” the very first single off the band’s brand-new album is the favorite up in arms of 2-1 with “Repair You” next at 7-2 as well as “A Sky Packed with Stars” complying with at 9-2.

You could additionally bank on Beyoncé’s shoes when she pops out to execute with the band. Probabilities makers state there’s a 3-2 opportunity her kicks are black, 5-2 that they’re gold or brown, and also 11-4 they’re white.

And in a reversion to the last Super Bowl, you can also wager on whether that halftime program’s breakout celebrity– no, not Katy Perry, it’s the out-of-sync costumed professional dancer understood as Left Shark!– makes a look on phase: Odds are 15-1 that she or he does.

Will Coldplay as well as Beyoncé– and perhaps even a rumored visitor turn by Bruno Mars?– supply a halftime program for the ages? That’s to be established, but if they do, they’ll require to fall an individual in our existing Leading 10.

To the positions of past Super Dish halftime performers, click through the slideshow.

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