Justin Timberlake to headline 2018 Super Bowl halftime show

Ruben Ruiz
October 23, 2017

After a fair bit of speculation, Justin Timberlake has revealed himself as the headlining act at upcoming Super Bowl LII halftime show - a casual fourteen years after the muso made worldwide headlines by revealing duet partner Janet Jackson's nipple at Super Bowl XXXVIII.

Timberlake announced that he will be performing during Super Bowl LII, which will kick off from U.S. Bank Stadium on February 4, 2018, in a short video clip on Twitter alongside Jimmy Fallon, host of The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon.

It is Timberlake's first Super Bowl appearance since he performed with Janet Jackson in 2004. He has also won four Emmys for his appearances on "Saturday Night Live.' Timberlake is a co-star of the upcoming film Wonder Wheel, which opens later this year".

The Super Bowl is the most-watched event on US television, drawing more than 100 million viewers. He previously performed at Super Bowls XXXV and XXXVIII.

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In 2017, Lady Gaga performed during the game's halftime show. Super Bowl LII and Halftime Show will be broadcast by NBC from U.S. Bank Stadium in Minnesota.

This will be Timberlake's third Super Bowl halftime performance, the most for any entertainer.

The Pepsi Super Bowl Halftime Show is the most-watched musical event of the year.

This will be the 6th year the halftime show at the Super Bowl is sponsored by Pepsi.

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