Nicki Minaj, M.I.A and Madonna brought the half time fun at the 46th annual Superbowl last night (Feb 5th). The event saw the New York Giants defeat the New England Patriots, but most of the talk across the globe was about the half time entertainment. Click on for all the details.
As usual it was a lavish and extravagant affair; Madonna’s ascent to her gold throne was aided by some extras from 300.
The legendary singer went on to straddle LA douchebags LMFAO.
Soul man Cee-Lo Green duetted with Madonna on renditions of some of her classic tracks including ‘Like A Prayer’, ‘Open Your Heart’ and ‘Express Yourself’.
Nicki Minaj and M.I.A both helpfully tuck Madonna’s Topshop label back into her dress.
A member of the crowd gets a bit too excited to hear her playing ‘Like A Prayer’.
As well as these international pop stars, the show also featured the Indiana University Marching Hundred and Kelly Clarkson singing the American national anthem.
Nicki and Madge have a rump-off during ‘Give Me All Your Luvin”. Nicki wins.
Nicki Minaj caused controversy during her performance, flicking a finger to the cameras and causing NBC to offer a full public apology.
Ever the anglofile, in rehearsal Madonna forced LMFAO to practice their tap dance routine to a dubstep version of ‘(Doing) The Lambeth Walk’.
Get the full story from the Superbowl and watch clips from the half time show over at NME.COM/news.