ET has reached out to the band's reps regarding this report, as well as Pepsi, who sponsors the halftime show.
Super Bowl 53 will be held Sunday, Feb. 3, 2019 at the Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta, and broadcast by CBS. Another source tells Us, "The offer has been extended and they've pretty much accepted", while ETOnline says the band is the "frontrunner" to perform.
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Authorities have offered a $72,000 reward for information leading lead to the arrest of those responsible. Paul's discovered a needle in a piece of fruit", the school wrote on Facebook page on Wednesday night.
As for the National Football League, it says in a statement, "It's a Super Bowl tradition to speculate about the performers for the Pepsi Halftime Show". They don't have any dates between New Year's Eve and February 19, leaving room for a Super Bowl show. At the time, he told Howard Stern that the band "very actively want to play the Super Bowl".
The Maroon 5 singer returns with Voice mainstay Blake Shelton, along with returning coaches Jennifer Hudson (Season 13) and Kelly Clarkson (Season 14). They've teamed with Kendrick Lamar on "Don't Wanna Know", and with SZA on "What Lovers Do". Along with "Moves Like Jagger", they have also penned "Love Somebody", "Sugar", "Payphone" and "Animals".
Considering Atlanta's rich music history, many people were baffled by the selection of Maroon 5.