2016 – Super Bowl 50, Levi’s Stadium
Headliner: Coldplay is on the NFL stadium circuit starting in August.
Special guest: Beyoncé is playing at Coachella in April
Special guest: Bruno Mars is starting his 24k Magic Tour this spring.
2014 – Super Bowl 48, MetLife Stadium
Headliner: Bruno Mars is on his aforementioned his 24k Magic Tour.
Special guest: Red Hot Chili Peppers are on a huge North American tour that runs into the summer.
2013 – Super Bowl 47, Mercedes-Benz Superdome
Headliner: Beyoncé is scheduled for both Fridays at Coachella.
2012 – Super Bowl 46, Lucas Oil Stadium
Headliner: Madonna was the Super Bowl halftime show performer but has nothing scheduled for 2017.
Special guest: Cirque du Soleil joined the Material Girl to rock Lucas Oil Stadium.
2011 – Super Bowl 45, AT&T Stadium
Headliners: The Black Eyed Peas are off in 2017.
Special guest: Usher
Special guest: Slash. He is now back with Axl and the rest of Guns N’ Roses on the Not In This Lifetime Tour.
2008 – Super Bowl 42, University of Phoenix Stadium
Headliner: Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers are on their 40th anniversary tour, along with Joe Walsh.
2004 – Super Bowl 38, NRG Stadium
Headliner: Janet Jackson is off this year following the birth of her son.
Special guest: Nelly – he’s even joining part of the 2017 Country Megaticket.
Special guest: Kid Rock
2003 – Super Bowl 37, Qualcomm Stadium
Headliner: Shania Twain has one event booked so far for the year at Stagecoach Music Festival, but with a much-anticipated new album due in 2017 don’t be surprised if she has a tour announcement up her sleeve. On the complete opposite end of the musical spectrum.
Special guest: Sting is touring through March.
2002 – Super Bowl 36, Mercedes-Benz Superdome
Headliner: U2 just announced a huge new stadium tour. They’re U2, so they didn’t have to share the halftime stage with anyone at the Superdome.
2001 – Super Bowl 35, Raymond James Stadium
"The Kings of Rock and Pop” Halftime Show
You can see Brittney Spears at Planet Hollywood in Las Vegas, where her residency runs through May, but you only have three chances to see Mary J. Blige this year.
1999 – Super Bowl 33, Hard Rock Stadium
Of the 1999 performers, only Big Bad Voodoo Daddy is on tour this year. #Longevity
1998 – Super Bowl 32, Qualcomm Stadium
Boyz II Men helped pay tribute to Motown in 1998 and they’re back on the road 19 years later. So is Smokey Robinson,
1996 – Super Bowl 30, Sun Devil Stadium
Diana Ross remains the only halftime performer who ever left the stadium on a helicopter. She’s performing in Las Vegas right now, so we wouldn’t put it past her again.
1995 – Super Bowl 29, Hard Rock Stadium
Tony Bennett did the 1995 halftime show, and he is still on tour at age 90.
1994 – Super Bowl 28, Georgia Dome
“Rockin’ Country Sunday”
Clint Black is still on tour after performing at the late Georgia Dome in 1994.
So is Tanya Tucker and Travis Tritt and Wynonna Judd. Now that’s longevity.
1991 – Super Bowl 25, Tampa Stadium
Admit it: You didn’t think we’d go back this far. Well, the New Kids on the Block hit the Super Bowl in 1991 and they’re back together and going strong. You can see them on tour with Paula Abdul and Boyz II Men.