Madonna will headline Super Bowl XLVI halftime show

The National Football League (NFL) announced today that Madonna will perform in the Super Bowl XLVI Halftime show which takes place Sunday, February 5th. Madonna’s performance will be imagined by Cirque du Soleil and Jamie King.

The league says the Super Bowl halftime show, which will be broadcast worldwide, will be the most-watched musical event of the year. More than 162 million viewers in the U.S. watched last year’s show.