Rihanna to play the Super Bowl halftime show for 2023

It’s official: Rihanna is making her return to music, taking on the prestigious Super Bowl halftime show for 2023. She confirmed the news yesterday (25 September) with this social media post.

It will be the first time Rihanna has performed live since 2017, when promoting her 2016 album ‘Anti’.

Fans have been itching for new music since then, with her much anticipated ninth album R9 still nowhere to be seen.

But could the Super Bowl booking mean that new music is on the way? Fans are already joking that she is going to use the slot to promote her Fenty Beauty line, which has become the artist’s focus over the last five years.