The battle between the Baltimore Ravens and the San Francisco 49ers is still raging inside New Orleans’s Superdome (with the Ravens currently in the lead), but Beyoncé might be this year’s big winner. After months of anticipation, the pop diva took to the stage in Proenza Schouler booties and a black leather and lace Rubin Singer look—inspired by the Valkyries in Norse mythology, female figures renowned for their power and sensuality—as she belted out nearly 15 minutes of her biggest hits—and she wasn’t alone! As rumored, Kelly Rowland (in Emilio Pucci) and Michelle Williams joined her on stage for the first Destiny’s Child performance in years. Kelly and Michelle flanked Beyoncé as they sang “Single Ladies” and, of course, did the iconic dance. And her performance was particularly electrifying—soon after she exited the field, half the Super Dome’s lights went out for 35 minutes. Click through the gallery to see more photos of Queen Bey in action!
Before the Baltimore Ravens took the lead ahead of the San Francisco 49ers at Super Bowl XLVII, Jennifer Hudson took to the mic in a black leather Monika Chiang turtleneck bodysuit and white L’Wren Scott pencil skirt. The Grammy and Oscar winner belted out “America the Beautiful,” with the vocal backup of the 26-children Sandy Hook Elementary School choir. A crowd of more than 72,000 people inside the Superdome (and millions more watching live from their Super Bowl parties) watched on as Hudson and the choir, all donning green ribbons to honor those lost in the tragic school shooting that took place in early December, sang one of our country’s most beloved patriotic songs. Watch their moving performance above!
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While Super Bowl XLVII is still underway in the Superdome, “Girl on Fire“ Alicia Keys helped open the game with her own patriotic pride. She performed a soulful rendition of the National Anthem seated at a gray piano to provide her own accompaniment. The star wore a full-length red Azzedine Alaïa dress while she sang “The Star-Spangled Banner,” choosing gold Marina B jewelry and black platform heels as her accessories. She performed the iconic song in a way only she could: at a slow tempo with plenty of New Orleans jazz-inspired sultriness, and enough soul to bring even the toughest football players to tears on the sidelines. Watch her belt out the song live above!
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Super Bowl XLVII is officially underway in New Orleans! Before the Baltimore Ravens kicked off to the San Francisco 49ers, Jennifer Hudson (in a black leather Monika Chiang turtleneck bodysuit and white L’Wren Scott pencil skirt) took to the mic with the vocal backup of the 26-children Sandy Hook Elementary School choir. Together they belted out “America the Beautiful” to a crowd of more than 72,000 people inside the Superdome—and millions more watching live from their Super Bowl parties—with not a dry eye in the house. Then “Girl on Fire“ Alicia Keys (in a full-length red Azzedine Alaïa dress and gold accessories by Marina B jewelry) shared her own patriotic pride, with a soulful rendition of the National Anthem she performed seated at a gray piano. Both singers will be followed up by fellow diva Beyoncé during the game’s illustrious halftime show—check back here after halftime for all the details about her outfits!
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Ready… break! Super Bowl XLVII airs tonight on CBS at 6:30 p.m. EST, and we hope you’ve already made your plans to spend halftime glued to your television set to catch Beyoncé in action. And there’s more to look forward to! Click through our gallery of the top 10 most exciting moments we expect tonight, and check back here to see the big news of the night as it unfolds!
It’s Super Bowl weekend! There’s a lot to look forward to at this year’s big game, and we’re not just talking touchdowns. From Beyoncé’s sure-to-be-big performance to Alicia Keys’s National Anthem and beyond, click through the gallery to see 10 reasons why you should tune in other than just to see the boys from the Baltimore Ravens and the San Francisco 49ers go head to head. Then, tune in to watch the event live from the New Orleans Super Dome at 6:30 p.m. EST on CBS!
Here’s the week’s big news to start chatting up your friends this weekend!
1. It’s Super Bowl weekend! Pick out a cute outfit, feast your eyes on a hunk in CK underwear, and there’s Beyoncé!
2. Awww! Goodbye, 30 Rock. We’ll miss you and your rural jurors.
3. Boy banders do grow up! Harry Styles turned 19 and Justin Timberlake rang in 32 this week.
4. Whoa. Prince William and Kate Middleton’s baby will inherit how much?
5. Pippa is back, looking as cute as ever!
6. Babs is back! Barbra Streisand will perform at the Oscars for the first time since 1977.
7. Clink your tumblers. Mad Men’s first season six promo shots are out.
Gearing up for the Super Bowl on Sunday? Root for your favorite team by letting your manicure talk for you! Whether you’re a Ravens or 49ers fan, we’ve put together three ways for you to show your football-loving spirit. Click through our gallery to take a closer look at each nail art design, complete with instructions on how to tackle the patterns.