Rihanna, who has had a successful career in both music and fashion, joins an elite group of performers who have graced the Super Bowl halftime stage in the past, including Beyonce, Lady Gaga, and Justin Timberlake. 

Fans are excited to see what the singer has in store for her performance, as she is known for putting on visually stunning and innovative shows. Her hits such as "Umbrella," "Work," and "Diamonds" are sure to be crowd favorites. 

This announcement comes after recent controversy surrounding the halftime show, with artists such as Jay-Z and Cardi B speaking out against the NFL for their treatment of Colin Kaepernick and other players who have protested racial injustice. Rihanna herself publicly supported Kaepernick in 2018. 

Rihanna is set to take the stage at 2023's Super Bowl halftime show, following in the footsteps of past performers such as Jennifer Lopez, Lady Gaga, and BeyoncĂ©. 

The announcement was made by NFL and Pepsi on Twitter, stating that they are "excited to announce Rihanna as the performer for the Pepsi Super Bowl Halftime Show." 

This will be Rihanna's first time performing at the Super Bowl, though she has previously collaborated with Kanye West and Jay-Z during their joint performance in 2012. 

Rihanna joins the ranks of other major artists who have headlined the halftime show, including Justin Timberlake, Bruno Mars, and Katy Perry. 

Fans can expect an electrifying performance from the pop superstar, whose hits include "Umbrella," "Work," and "Diamonds." 

                                            

This year's Super Bowl will take place on February 12, 2023 at the newly constructed Los Angeles Stadium at Hollywood Park. 

Are you ready for RiRi's performance? mark your calendars now. 

This announcement comes on the heels of Rihanna's recently launched fashion line with LVMH, as well as the release of her ninth studio album. 

It's clear that Rihanna is a force to be reckoned with in both the music and fashion industries, and we can't wait to see what she brings to the stage at the Super Bowl. 

This will mark Rihanna's first Super Bowl performance, joining the ranks of previous halftime show headliners such as Beyonce, Lady Gaga, and Justin Timberlake. 

It will be interesting to see how Rihanna uses her platform to address these important issues during the highly-visible halftime show. Whatever she decides, it's sure to be a memorable performance from one of the biggest names in music.

With her unique style and unstoppable talent, we have no doubt that Rihanna will bring a show-stopping performance to the Super Bowl stage. 

Contributed by Jasmine Sophie