The Super Bowl Halftime Show is one of the most attractive segments to enjoy the 3 hours of the game. After the famous Nipplegate controversy during the Super Bowl XXXVIII halftime show, everyone is expecting Justin Timberlake and Janet Jackson to return as the performers.
But as per the latest confirmation, only Justin Timberlake got the thumbs up for performing on the 2018 Super Bowl Halftime Show minus Janet Jackson. This will be the singer’s first appearance in the Super Bowl after the infamous nipplegate controversy in 2004.
So, is Timberlake the best selection to perform in the 2018 Super Bowl Halftime Show? Let’s find out about the same.
Why Should Justine Timberlake Play 2018 Super Bowl Halftime Show?
So, it has been confirmed by the officials that Justine Timberlake will be performing in the 52nd Super Bowl halftime show which will be held on 4th February 2018 at the Minneapolis, Minnesota. With the number of hits under his collar, Timberlake is the obvious choice to perform in the halftime show, but the news is already raising some controversies.
Many of the fans went angry as Justine Timberlake is forgiven but not Janet Jackson due to the nipplegate and thus wanted both to return in the show. Jackson was even banned from presenting the Grammys after the exposure of her breast during the performance with Justine during the 2004 halftime show.
However, it is excellent news for a lot of Timberlake’s fan as they will get the opportunity to watch the star performing on the show again. Below are the few reasons that justify that the choice of selecting Timberlake is the best one: –
- Its Redemption Time: – It was Timberlake only who tore the dress of Janet Jackson during the 2004 performance which made a massive controversy in worldwide and infuriating millions of viewers.
However, in comparison to Timberlake, Janet face a lot of backlashes, she was denied to present the Grammy and even banned to enter, whereas, Justin Timberlake was allowed to enter. So, it is an excellent time for a redemption act by Justine this time.
- Third Time Lucky: – Justine performed in 2001 along with NSYNC bandmates and Aerosmith, Mary J. Blige, Britney Spears and Nelly. After three years he returned to the show as the solo performer, and the infamous cameo happened with Janet Jackson. So, with the 2018 performance, he will be the only solo artist to appear in three years.
- Seasoned Performer: – During the 2004 Super Bowl halftime performance, Justine Timberlake was just 23 years old. During the performance, Timberlake got a bit fade away with the background performance. But now, he is more matured and has gained a high command on the stage and thus can easily conquer the audiences.
So, it will be a massive treat for the Timberlake fan’s to watch him perform in the Super Bowl halftime 2018 in 4th February 2018 at the U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, Minnesota.