Maroon 5 Will Headline Super Bowl Halftime Show

The league also said “Maroon 5, Travis Scott, and Big Boi join an esteemed list of recent halftime acts” including Justin Timberlake, Lady Gaga, Coldplay, Katy Perry and Missy Elliott.
News that an Atlanta hip-hop artist is performing at this year’s Super Bowl comes months after it was announced the big game would be held in music-rich Atlanta. Upon hearing the location of the game in February last year, singer Bruno Mars tweeted this was the NFL’s opportunity to “celebrate incredible Hip Hop Artist from Atlanta.”
Mars also added some suggestions for Atlanta artists who could perform at the halftime show.
“Outkast. T.I Gucci, lil jon, Jeezy, Jermaine Dupri just to name a few. it would be the best party Tv has ever seen!” he tweeted.
“@NFL all jokes aside please lets make that happen,” Mars tweeted.
So when rumors began that Maroon 5 — a California-based pop-rock band — would be headlining, social media went crazy.
Fans are upset over Maroon 5 Super Bowl halftime show

Fans are upset over Maroon 5 Super Bowl halftime show

Fans are upset over Maroon 5 Super Bowl halftime show
People wondered why in Atlanta — where, to quote uber-producer Jermaine Dupri’s song “Welcome to Atlanta,” “all the playas play” — a choice with local ties hadn’t been made.
    “Atlanta, home of Outkast, T.I., Future, Ludacris, Usher, etc., gets Maroon 5 to play the damn Super Bowl,” tweeted sports analyst Jake Reuse.
    Rapper and Atlanta native Ludacris also chimed in with a picture of himself in an Atlanta Falcons jersey on Instagram with the caption: “Excuse me say what!?”

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