LOS ANGELES (CelebrityAccess) — The NFL is taking exception to British singer Adele's claim that she was invited to perform during the Super Bowl Halftime Show next year, refuting the suggestion that they extended an offer to the songstress.
According to Billboard, Adele took a moment during a concert at the Staples Center in Los Angeles to address rumors reported last week by British tabloid The Sun that she had been invited to perform.
“First of all, I’m not doing the Super Bowl. I mean, come on, that show is not about music. And I don’t really — I can’t dance or anything like that. They were very kind, they did ask me, but I said no,” Adele told the crowd.
The next day, the NFL and sponsor Pepsi released a joint statement refuting Adele's claims.
"The NFL and Pepsi are big fans of Adele. We have had conversations with several artists about the Pepsi Super Bowl Halftime Show. However, we have not at this point extended a formal offer to Adele or anyone else. We are focused on putting together a fantastic show for Houston and we look forward to revealing that in good time," the statement said.
The Half Time Show will take place during the NFL's championship game at Houston’s NRG Stadium on Feb. 5, 2017. The concert, which is one of the most watched television events with more than 112.2 million viewers tuning in for the 2016 game. – Staff Writers