Maroon 5, Travis Scott confirmed as Super Bowl halftime act

The NFL struggled to book the usually popular halftime performance before announcing officially that Maroon 5 will headline with Travis Scott and Big Boi.
1:47 | 01/14/19

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Transcript for Maroon 5, Travis Scott confirmed as Super Bowl halftime act
the stage for the half time show in the super bowl, maroon 5. Janai Norman is here with more. Reporter: Headlining the super bowl was thought to be a huge honor. It's been a tough spot to fill. Many artists distancing themselves from the big show in support of Kol. Kaepernick. And others taking a knee for social up justice. ??? Baby give me one more night ??? Reporter: It's official. Thissier's super bowl half time show finally found a headliner. Maroon 5. ??? I just want to be deep in your love ??? Reporter: They had been the partly due to backlash over the NFL's handling of Colin Kaepernick and players' right to protest. ?????? Reporter: Rihanna reportedly turn down the offer to per fom, deciding to stand in solidarity with the former 49ers quarterback. Amy Schumer said he wouldn't appear in any super bowl ads this year. My fellow Americans. Reporter: And calling out maroon 5 in an Instagram post saying it think it would be cool if maroon 5 backed out of super bowl. Stand up for your brothers and sisters of color. ?????? Reporter: Overnight, NFL posting this promo on Instagram, announcing rappers Travis Scott and big BOI will join Adam Levine and company on stage. The naacp is asking those performers to reconsider participating. Travis Scott only agreed to prat pate if the NFL agreed to donate to a social justice -- yes, dream corps. Thank you so much. And two other great moments from last night's games. How is this for sportsmanship?

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