Post Malone shook off his pre-game jitters and delivered a rousing efficiency of “America the Stunning” forward of Super Bowl LVIII on Sunday (Feb. 11). With a guitar in tow, Posty showcased his vary, hitting myriad excessive notes.
The multi-hyphenate was amongst a starry lineup that included pregame performers Reba McEntire and Andra Day. The nation icon tackled the nationwide anthem, whereas Day sang “Carry Each Voice and Sing.”
Earlier than his efficiency, Posty touched on his nervousness in an interview with Apple Music’s Nadeska Alexis. “Nerve-racking. I’m very nervous, however excited. I’m excited. It’s simply enjoyable and super-epic to have the ability to exit and sing a track so many stunning artists have sang earlier than. I’m simply gonna do my finest, simply do my finest, and provides it what I received,” he stated.
Posty revealed how his dad helped calm his nervousness main as much as his rendition. “My dad advised me, ‘You’ll by no means make everyone pleased, so simply be your self and do your finest at every little thing you do.’ Do it your manner and do it with love,” Malone stated.
After Malone, McEntire and Day, Usher will likely be tonight’s grand musical present, as he was named the halftime performer. Following the likes of Beyonce, Dr. Dre and Bruno Mars, to call a couple of, Usher will look to cement his place in historical past as one of many extra memorable performers in trendy historical past.
“It should positively be an occasion,” he told Billboard of his halftime set. “There are particular company. And I’ve thought of new songs. However you already know, it’s 12 to fifteen minutes. So it’s actually arduous to find out what second issues greater than others, particularly with a brand new track. However there’s the dance, the wardrobe, the lighting, how lengthy you keep in a track, the truth that the viewers might sing alongside … It’s loads. So I’m attempting my hardest to not overthink it.
Watch Put up Malone’s tackle “America the Stunning” above.