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Super Bowl Performances Are Eulogies for Careers

Most of the time, anyway

Photo by Kamil Feczko on Unsplash

The Weeknd — this year’s most notable Grammy snub — headlined this year’s Super Bowl Pepsi halftime show. He now joins a group of the elite- and not so elite- pop stars who have been at the top of the show’s ticket. Most Super Bowl performers have already peaked, well into a decade(s) long career. Often, their Super Bowl appearances…




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Matt Dwyer

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I write about pop culture, politics, travel, mental health, and more

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