Madonna Super Bowl Halftime Show: Popstar Slips, Runs Through Hits And New Single
Love her or hate her, there's no doubt that only Madonna can bring a certain level of pop flair to a performance.
Madonna's Roman-themed Super Bowl halftime show included a medley of her hits and assistance from her younger counterparts on the pop music scene.
The singer debuted her new single, "Give Me All Your Luvin,'" during a set that also included classic hits "Vogue," "Music," "Express Yourself" and "Like a Prayer."
During "Music," Madonna appeared to slip on the stage, but quickly recovered (see video above).
Nicki Minaj, M.I.A., LMFAO, and Cee Lo Green (and his marching band) joined Madonna for the pop icon's first Super Bowl appearance. M.I.A. flashed the camera her middle finger during "Give Me All Your Luvin,'" a move censors didn't seem to catch.
In the end, Madonna disappeared in a puff of smoke as the words "World Peace" were projected onto the field.
Watch: Madonna's halftime show performance (article continues below):
Before the game, Madge promised a show that would contain "no nipples," a reference to the infamous wardrobe malfunction that took place when Janet Jackson and Justin Timberlake performed at 2004's big game.
Madonna told Anderson Cooper she was extremely nervous about her performance. Last year's Super Bowl drew 111 million viewers, and early estimates expected this year's game would surpass that mark.
The video for "Give Me All Your Luvin'" was released last week after a teaser clip debuted on "American Idol."
Earlier in the night, Kelly Clarkson performed the national anthem to great acclaim.
Twitter users react to Madonna's performance:
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