AceShowbiz - While %cJustin Timberlake% will be headlining the 2018 Super Bowl halftime show, %cJennifer Lopez% will grace the stage at DirectTV Now's "Super Saturday Night" concert, which will be held on February 3. The concert takes place a night before the Super Bowl and marks Lopez's first appearance at the annual event.
Event promoters say that Lopez will perform a series of her greatest hits as well as new song. AT&T's senior vice president of advertising, Valerie Vargas, says in a statement that Lopez's talent and accomplishment are the reasons why the company chose her as the headliner for the upcoming event.
"Jennifer's talent and accomplishment make her the perfect entertainer to star in this year's 'Super Saturday Night'," he says. "Our goal every year is to create an unforgettable experience. We want to bring fans closer to the best entertainers with premium content and performances. And this year, we're taking it into living rooms and mobile devices across America for the first time ever. We'll be streaming on both AT&T Audience Network and DirectTV Now."
Unlike the previous years, the 2018 "Super Saturday Night" concert will be held at three different places. While Lopez is set to perform at The Armory in downtown Minneapolis, %cFlorida Georgia Line% will hit the stage at Club Nomadic at Mystic Lake Casino hotel. %cThe Chainsmokers% will serve as the opening act. On the other hand, %cDave Matthews Band% will headline the event at the Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul.
%cTaylor Swift% was the headliner for the 2017 "Super Saturday Night" concert, performing a series of her hit songs including "Blank Space", "Shake It Off" and "Red". The former country singer also belted out some fan favorite throwback songs like "Love Story" and "You Belong with Me". Also at the event, Swift mentioned that the event was the only show that she would play in 2017. "By coming to this show tonight you are attending 100 percent of this year's tour dates," she said.