Are you ready for it? Fans think Taylor Swift may be the next pop star to headline the Super Bowl halftime show — postulating theories to back up their claims.Speculation that the “Black Space” singer, 32, might finally perform at football’s biggest event first began when it was announced Apple Music would be featured as the NFL concert’s major sponsor — a role that has belonged to Pepsi since 2013, the same year that Swift launched her partnership with Coca-Cola.While Swift criticized the streaming platform in 2015 for the fact it wasn’t paying royalties to artists, Apple quickly changed its policy amid the backlash and signed a deal with the “Shake It Off’ artist as the exclusive streaming platform for her music until 2017.Rumors continued to swirl that the songwriter may headline the show when the NFL and Apple announced their partnership at 12 a.m.
ET. Fans instantly speculated that the reveal was linked to the Pennsylvania native’s 10th studio album, which is titled Midnights.“That’s 100% a Taylor Swift Superbowl halftime show hint,” one Twitter user wrote on Friday, September 23. “Posted at midnight.
In the Midnights font. SEE YOU IN FEBRUARY. #TaylorSwift #tsmidnights.”Others swiftly flooded the comments section in support of the idea. “WE WANT TAYLOR SWIFT TO PERFORM, MAKE SURE THAT WILL HAPPEN” one person said, while another replied, “We have been begging for @taylorswift13 for years also this would get so many views.”Midnights, which drops on October 21, will likely be followed by a major tour, Variety reports.
The “Gold Rush” singer was scheduled for a world tour in 2019 tied to her ninth album, Lover, but was forced to cancel her plans due to the coronavirus pandemic.Since 2020, Swift has released two moreRead more on usmagazine.com