Pop Goes the Super Bowl: 10 Times the Top 40 Touched Down at Halftime

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When: 2011, Super Bowl XLV, Green Bay Packers (W) vs. Pittsburgh Steelers (L)
Who: The Black Eyed Peas, Usher, and thee mighty motherfucking Slash
Boom: More like bling. Did you see the rhinestones on Slash’s top hat? Saucy.
Bust: President Obama had promised that if the Chicago Bears made it to the Bowl, he’d attend. His boys lost to the Packers a few days after that press conference, but we're pretty sure he used his influence to have them throw the game once he realized BEP was performing.

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