Rihanna at the Super Bowl 2023: the star’s long-awaited return to the stage

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Singer Rihanna will be performing at the Super Bowl 2023 halftime show next night. Her last album dates back to 2016. The return to the stage of the singer from Barbados is eagerly awaited.

After Shakira and Jennifer Lopez in 2020, The Weeknd in 2021, rappers Dr Dre, Snoop Dogg, Eminem, Mary J.Blidge and Kendrick Lamar in 2022, it is Rihanna who will sing at halftime of the Super Bowl 2023, on the night of this Sunday to Monday, during the final between the Philadelphia Eagles and the Kansas City Chiefs.

This concert of the “half-time show” is all the more expected since Rihanna had been completely absent from the music scene for several years. The upcoming performance marks his big comeback and will be watched by 200 million people in the United States and around the world. There is no doubt that the concert at the Super Bowl will create the event.

So what is she planning for next night’s concert? What songs will she sing? Will there be guests? The secret is well kept. According to the American people site TMZ, Rihanna has compiled 39 different lists of songs for the concert. The task is not easy since the concert must last 13 minutes maximum. Still according to the rumors cited by TMZshe could incorporate much of her Caribbean culture into the show.

Hits in all musical styles

Fans of the singer from Barbados could not stop yearning. Her last studio album, “Anti”, dates back to 2016. In ten years of career since “Pon de replay” in 2005, she had multiplied albums and musical styles such as RnB, urban pop, electro, reggae or soul with huge worldwide hits like “Take a bow”, “Rude boy”, “We found love”, “Diamonds” or “Bitch better have my money”. The singer made her big comeback with the single “Lift me up” last fall. It was part of the soundtrack of the movie “Black panther”.

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Successful diversification in beauty

Since 2017, Rihanna had put music aside to diversify her activities in beauty. She created “Fenty beauty”, which she presented as a brand “that speaks to all women”, in collaboration with the French luxury group LVMH: foundation, eye shadow, lipstick, lip gloss , mascara for all skin types. At the same time, LVMH and the star launched a luxury clothing brand called Fenty but operations were suspended in 2021 due to economic conditions.

A happy mother

At the same time, Rihanna had a child with rapper A$AP Rocky, who has been her companion since 2020. The pop star gave birth at the age of 34 to a little boy born on May 13, 2022 in Los Angeles. In 2019, Rihanna told Interview magazine, “Having a child is what I want most in the world.” She wants to have three or four children.

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How to see the final and the concert?

The kickoff of the 57th Super Bowl final will be given at 12:30 a.m. French time on the night of this Sunday to Monday. This final at the pinnacle of American sport will be played at Glendale Stadium in Arizona. The match will be broadcast in France the Team Channel and on Bein Sports.