Yesterday it was announced that The Weeknd, (yes, that is how he spells it) will be the Super Bowl halftime performer and no matter which way I look at it, I am confused.

The Weeknd is a 10-time Grammy nominee, with wins in Best Urban Contemporary Album for 2016’s Beauty Behind the Madness and 2018’s Starboy. He won Best R&B Performance in 2016 for “Earned It.”

I am not doubting his success, he's done very well for himself. But I guess I think the halftime show should be a legacy act. I don't think he's done enough yet to cement himself as a Super Bowl act.

The Super Bowl stage is the biggest in the world and I think it's time for a country act to take the stage.

Garth Brooks

George Strait

Brooks N' Dunn

Tim McGraw

Kenny Chesney

Tobey Keith

And even the more modern artists with a younger demographic.

Luke Bryan

Keith Urban

Florida Georgia Line

Jason Aldean

Heck, Carrie Underwood already performs the Sunday Night Football anthem.

All of these artists have been performing for stadiums for YEARS.

They have dedicated fans that would no doubt tune in to see them perform.

I think Garth would be the clear choice but knowing the way the NFL has been thinking they'll probably choose FGL or Luke Bryan if they were to go the country route. Who knows. Maybe in 5 or so years, they'll choose Luke Combs.


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