Posts tagged "super bowl 2013"

Beyonce and Destiny’s Child Score a Post-Super Bowl Sales Touch Down

On average, companies spent $4 million dollars for 30 seconds of ad time during this past Sunday's Super Bowl. Meanwhile, Beyoncé's halftime show was like…
By: Daniel Kreps / February 5, 2013

So Maybe Beyonce Didn’t Blow the Superdome’s Lights Out

Those of us who witnessed Beyoncé's Super Bowl XLVII Halftime Spectacular can attest to its singular explosiveness. No, it didn't seem at all out of…
By: Nicole Sia / February 4, 2013

Beyonce Probably Should’ve Sung the Super Bowl National Anthem, Too

You can't help but feel for Alicia Keys, Super Bowl 2013's middle child. She'd already signed up to sing "The Star-Spangled Banner" before unrepentant lip-syncer…
By: Nicole Sia / February 4, 2013

Usher Upstaged by Willem Dafoe’s Horrifying Nails in Mercedes Super Bowl Spot

In order to produce the wittiest, flashiest, most memorable commercial at the Super Bowl each year, advertisers often use a celebrity's starpower to boost a…
By: Nicole Sia / February 1, 2013

Jennifer Hudson and Sandy Hook Chorus Join Super Bowl 2013 Live Performers

Jennifer Hudson has joined the team of singers performing at the Super Bowl on February 3, according to the Hollywood Reporter.The recent inauguration ball guest will…
By: Kyle McGovern / February 1, 2013

Beyonce Tells World to Shove It With Mic-Dropping National Anthem

Basically, ya'll need to shut up now.At the Pepsi Super Bowl XLVII Halftime Show press conference Thursday (January 31), Beyoncé silenced critics by singing a…
By: Nicole Sia / January 31, 2013

Volkswagen’s Super Bowl Ad Isn’t ‘Racist,’ But Does Join a Long Fake Patois Tradition

Let's talk about manufuctured outrage. The New York Times columnist Charles Blow tends to share many of our personal views, but he often expresses them…
By: Marc Hogan / January 31, 2013

Watch Beyonce Werk in Dance-Heavy Super Bowl ‘Countdown’ Video

"Countdown," from 2011 album 4, is one of our favorites — SPIN editorial director Charles Aaron dubbed it a "masterpiece" — but a relative commercial disappointment in Beyoncé…
By: Marc Hogan / January 31, 2013