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Following the news that Apple Music to sponsor the Super Bowl halftime show, Apple’s music streaming app has added some special playlists featuring famous artists from the game’s history.
Replacing longtime sponsor Pepsi, Apple Music has signed a multi-year deal to sponsor the Super Bowl Halftime Show. Since the announcement by the NFL, Apple has now added music related to the Super Bowl to its Browse section.
Super Bowl music
Apple Music has added two Super Bowl playlists, one featuring past artists and another featuring upbeat folk songs.
- Headliners during halftime: Past performers here include Lady Gaga, Katy Perry, Beyonce, Prince, Michael Jackson, and others.
- Stadium anthems: This playlist encourages fans to stomp, clap, yell, yell and sing as they anticipate Super Bowl LVII. It features music by The White Stripes, Ozzy Osbourne, Quiet Riot, Survivor and others.
There’s also a range of more common playlists with names like “Football,” “The Big Game,” and “Game Day.”
Then Apple Music Essentials, which has always showcased the best of the great artists, has been further curated to spotlight the musicians and singers associated with the Super Bowl. They include Michael Jackson, Prince and Diana Ross, up to U2, Britney Spears and Christina Aquilera.
“Latin Takes It Down the Field” includes artists like Jennifer Lopez, Shakira and J Balvin, while “Pop Interception” highlights Lady Gaga, The Weeknd and Janet Jackson.
Super Bowl LVII will be held in Arizona on Sunday, February 12, 2023 at State Farm Stadium.