The Super Bowl halftime show performance the year you were born

YouTube/ghostrepublic/Rick Stewart/Getty ImagesThe Super Bowl has changed a lot over the years.

When we think of Super Bowl halftime shows today, we think of A-list pop stars and flashy spectacles.

But for many years, the halftime show was reserved for marching bands and dance groups in more modest performances.

To find out just how much it has changed, we rounded up the Super Bowl halftime shows from history so you can see just how different it looked the year you were born.


1967: University of Arizona Symphonic Marching Band and Grambling State University Marching Band

Robert Riger/Getty ImagesThe Green Bay Packers won the 1967 Super Bowl.

On January 15, 1967, The University of Arizona Symphonic Marching Band and Grambling State University Marching Band played.


1968: Grambling State University Marching Band

On January 14, 1968, the Grambling State University Marching Band played.


1969: Florida A&M University Band

YouTube/Josue SwayThe New York Jets were victorious at the third Super Bowl.

On January 12, 1969, Florida A&M University played.


1970: Carol Channing and Southern University Marching Band

YouTube/gbp621The Kansas City Chiefs won Super IV.

On January 11, 197, Carol Channing and the Southern University Marching Band played.


1971: Florida A&M band and Up With People

YouTube/proteusfx1The Baltimore Colts were victorious at the 1971 Super Bowl.

On January 17, 1971, Florida A&M band and Up With People performed.


1972: Ella Fitzgerald, Carol Channing, Al Hirt, U.S. Marine Corps Drill Team

Kidwiler Collection/Diamond Images via Getty ImagesThe Dallas Cowboys won Super Bowl VI.

On January 16, 1972, Ella Fitzgerald, Carol Channing, Al Hirt, and US Marine Corps Drill Team performed a salute to Louis Armstrong.


Jan 14, 1973: University of Michigan Marching Band and Woody Herman

YouTube/euphjoeThe Miami Dolphins were successful at Super Bowl VII.

On January 14, 1973, the University of Michigan Marching Band and Woody Herman performed.


1974: University of Texas Longhorn Band

On Jan 13, 1974, the University of Texas Longhorn Band performed.


1975: Mercer Ellington and Grambling State University Marching Bands

YouTube/CreoledogThe Pittsburg Steelers defeated the Minnesota Vikings in 1975.

On Jan 12, 1975, Mercer Ellington and Grambling State University Marching Bands performed.


1976: Up with People

Bettmann/Getty ImagesThe Pittsburg Steelers won Super Bowl X.

On January 18, 1976, Up with People performed.


1977: Los Angeles Unified All-City Band with crowd participation stunt

YouTube/ghostrepublicThe Oakland Raiders won Super Bowl XI.

On January 9, 1977, the Los Angeles Unified All-City Band played, and the crowd participated with a card stunt.


1978: Tyler Apache Belles drill team, Pete Fountain, and Al Hirt

On January 15, 1978, Tyler Apache Belles drill team, Pete Fountain, and Al Hirt performed.


1979: Ken Hamilton and “various Caribbean bands.”

On January 21, 1979, Ken Hamilton and “various Caribbean bands” performed.


1980: Up With People

YouTube/Robert BrewThe Pittsburg Steelers were victorious at Super Bowl XIV.

On January 20, 1980, Up with People performed.


1981: Southern University marching band and Helen O’Connell

TAPEMASTERThe Oakland Raiders triumphed over the Philadelphia Eagles.

On January 25, 1981, the Southern University Marching Band and Helen O’Connell performed.


1982: Up With People

YouTube/ StevenOchoa3The San Francisco 49ers won Super Bowl XVI.

On January 24, 1982, Up With People performed.


1983: Los Angeles Super Drill Team

Robert Riger/Getty ImagesThe Washington Redskins were successful at Super Bowl XVII.

On January 30, 1983, the Los Angeles Super Drill Team performed.


1984: The University of Florida and Florida State University Marching Bands.

YouTube/Cork GainesThe Los Angeles Raiders won Super Bowl XVIII.

On January 22, 1984, the University of Florida and Florida State University marching bands performed.


1985: U.S. Air Force Band

On January 20, 1985, the US Air Force Band performed.


1986: Up With People

YouTube/StevenOchoa3The Chicago Bears won Super Bowl XX.

On January 26, 1986, Up with People performed.


1987: Southern California-area high school drill teams and dancers and Disney characters

YouTube/spunker88The New York Giants defeated the Denver Broncos.

On January 25, 1987, Southern California-area high school drill teams and dancers performed.


1988: Chubby Checker, The Rockettes, 88 grand pianos, and the San Diego State University Marching Aztecs and USC Marching Bands.

On January 31, 1988, Chubby Checker, The Rockettes, 88 grand pianos, and the combined San Diego State University Marching Aztecs, and USC Marching Bands performed.


1989: Elvis Presto along with South Florida-area dancers

YouTube/projectabsurdThe San Francisco 49ers won Super Bowl XIII.

On January 22, 1989, Elvis Presto with South Florida-area dancers performed.


1990: Pete Fountain, Doug Kershaw, Irma Thomas, and the Nicholls State University marching band

George Rose/Getty ImagesThe San Francisco 49ers took home the trophy at Super Bowl XXIV.

On January 28, 1990, Pete Fountain, Doug Kershaw, Irma Thomas, and the Nicholls State University marching band performed.


1991: New Kids on the Block, Disney characters, Warren Moon, and local children

Mike Powell/Getty ImagesThe New York Giants won the Super Bowl in 1991.

On January 27, 1991, New Kids on the Block, Disney characters, Warren Moon, and local children performed, along with another audience card stunt.


1992: Gloria Estefan, Olympic Figure skaters Brian Boitano and Dorothy Hamill, and the University of Minnesota marching band

On January 26, 1992, Gloria Estefan, Olympic Figure skaters Brian Boitano and Dorothy Hamill, and the University of Minnesota marching band performed.


1993: Michael Jackson

Rick Stewart/Getty ImagesThe Dallas Cowboys defeated the Buffalo Bills in 1993.

On January 31, 1993, Michael Jackson performed.


1994: Clint Black, Tanya Tucker, Travis Tritt, The Judds

Stephen Dunn/AllsportThe Dallas Cowboys won Super Bowl XXVIII.

On January 30, 1994, Clint Black, Tanya Tucker, Travis Tritt, and The Judds performed.


1995: Patti Labelle, Indiana Jones & Marion Ravenwood, Teddy Pendergrass, Tony Bennett, Arturo Sandoval, and Miami Sound Machine

Doug Pensinger/Getty ImagesThe San Francisco 49ers won the 1995 Super Bowl.

On January 29, 1995, Patti Labelle, Indiana Jones & Marion Ravenwood, Teddy Pendergrass, Tony Bennett, Arturo Sandoval, and Miami Sound Machine performed.


1996: Diana Ross

Al Bello/Getty ImagesThe Dallas Cowboys won the Super Bowl in 1996.

On January 28, 1996, Diana Ross performed.


1997: The Blues Brothers, ZZ Top, and James Brown

Brian Bahr/Getty ImagesThe Green Bay Packers won Super Bowl XXXI.

On January 26, 1997, The Blues Brothers, ZZ Top, and James Brown performed.


1998: Boyz II Men, Smokey Robinson, Martha Reeves, The Temptations, Queen Latifah, and the Grambling State University Marching Band.

Rick Stewart/Getty ImagesThe Denver Broncos were victorious at Super Bowl XXXII.

On January 25, 1998, Boyz II Men, Smokey Robinson, Martha Reeves, The Temptations, Queen Latifah, and the Grambling State University marching band performed.


1999: Gloria Estefan, Stevie Wonder, Big Bad Voodoo Daddy, and Savion Glover.

Jamie Squire/Getty ImagesThe Denver Broncos defeated the Atlanta Falcons in 1999.

On January 31, 1999, Gloria Estefan, Stevie Wonder, Big Bad Voodoo Daddy, and Savion Glover performed.


2000: Phil Collins, Christina Aguilera, Enrique Iglesias, Toni Braxton, and a choir.

Doug Pensinger/Getty ImagesThe St. Louis Rams won Super Bowl XXXIV.

On January 30, 2000, Phil Collins, Christina Aguilera, Enrique Iglesias, Toni Braxton, and a choir performed.


2001: Aerosmith, NSYNC, Britney Spears, Mary J. Blige, and Nelly

Scott Gries/Getty ImagesThe Baltimore Ravens won the Super Bowl in 2001.

On January 28, 2001, Aerosmith, NSYNC, Britney Spears, Mary J. Blige, and Nelly performed.


2002: U2

Jed Jacobsohn/Getty ImagesThe New England Patriots won Super Bowl XXXVI.

On February 3, 2002, U2 performed a tribute to the victims of the September 11th attacks.


2003: Shania Twain, No Doubt, and Sting

Al Bello/ Getty ImagesThe Tampa Bay Buccaneers won the Super Bowl in 2003.

On January 26, 2003, Shania Twain, No Doubt, and Sting performed.


2004: Janet Jackson, Kid Rock, P. Diddy, Nelly, and Justin Timberlake

Frank Micelotta/Getty ImagesThe New England Patriots won Super Bowl XXXVIII.

On February 1, 2004, Janet Jackson, Kid Rock, P. Diddy, Nelly,and Justin Timberlake performed.


2005: Paul McCartney

Theo Wargo/Getty ImagesThe New England Patriots won Super Bowl XXXIX.

On February 6, 2005, Paul McCartney performed.


2006: The Rolling Stones

On February 5, 2006, the British band played “Start Me Up,” “Rough Justice,” and “(I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction” in Detroit, Michigan.


2007: Prince and Florida A&M University Marching Band

Jonathan Daniel/Getty ImagesThe Indianapolis Colts were victorious at the 2007 Super Bowl.

On February 4, 2007, Prince performed his most well-known songs, like “Let’s Go Crazy,” “Baby I’m a Star,” and “Purple Rain.”


2008: Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers

Win McNamee/Getty ImagesThe New York Giants won Super Bowl XLII.

On February 3, 2008, the band treated fans to renditions of “American Girl,” “I Won’t Back Down,” “Free Fallin,'” and “Runnin’ Down a Dream.”


2009: Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band

Alexander Tamargo/Getty ImagesThe Pittsburg Steelers took home the trophy at Super Bowl XLIII.

On February 1, 2009, Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band kicked off their halftime performance with “Tenth Avenue Freeze-Out” and concluded with “Glory Days.”


2010: The Who

Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagicThe New Orleans Saints won Super Bowl XLIV.

On February 7, 2010, The Who rocked out with a setlist that included “Pinball Wizard,” “Who Are You,” and “Won’t Get Fooled Again.”


2011: The Black Eyed Peas, Usher and Slash

Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagicThe Green Bay Packers were victorious at Super Bowl XLV.

On February 6, 2011, The Black Eyed Peas (comprised of Fergie, Will.i.am, Taboo, apl.de.ap) teamed up with pop star Usher and rock legend Slash to sing “I Gotta Feeling,” “Boom Boom Pow,” “Sweet Child O’ Mine,” and “OMG.”


2012: Madonna

Christopher Polk/Getty ImagesThe New York Giants won Super Bowl XLVI.

On February 5, 2012, Madonna took the stage at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, Indiana. She was joined by Nicki Minaj, M.I.A., LMFAO, and Cee Lo Green.


2013: Beyoncé

Kevin Mazur/WireImageThe Baltimore Ravens won the Super Bowl in 2013.

On February 3, 2013, Queen Bey packed her chart-topping songs, from “Love on Top” and “Crazy in Love” to “Halo” and “Baby Boy,” into her performance. She also reunited with Destiny’s Child members Kelly Rowland and Michelle Williams.


2014: Bruno Mars and Red Hot Chilli Peppers

Ronald Martinez/GettyThe Seattle Seahawks took home the trophy at Super Bowl XLVIII.

On February 2, 2014, Mars sang “Locked Out of Heaven” and “Heaven,” among his other popular tracks. He teamed up with the Los Angeles-based band to perform “Give It Away.”


2015: Katy Perry, Lenny Kravitz, and Missy Elliott

On February 1, 2015, Katy Perry belted out “Roar,” “Dark Horse,” and “Firework.” She was joined by Lenny Kravitz and Missy Elliott to perform “I Kissed a Girl,” “Work It,” and “Get Ur Freak On.”


2016: Coldplay, Beyoncé, and Bruno Mars

Matt Cowan/Getty ImagesThe Denver Broncos were victorious at Super Bowl 50.

On February 7, 2016, British group Coldplay performed at the Super Bowl with past headliners Beyoncé and Bruno Mars. They were joined by Mark Ronson, the University of California Marching Band, and Youth Orchestra L.A.


2017: Lady Gaga

On February 5, 2017, Lady Gaga began her halftime performance on the roof of the stadium and sang a medley of “God Bless America” and “This Land Is Your Land.” She went on to sing “Born This Way,” “Just Dance,” and “Bad Romance.”


2018: Justin Timberlake

Christopher Polk/Getty ImagesThe Philadelphia Eagles took home the trophy at the 2018 Super Bowl.

On February 4, 2018, Timberlake sang tracks from his most recent album, “Man of the Woods,” and his previous works. This included “Suit and Tie,” “Cry Me a River,” and “Can’t Stop the Feeling.”

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