January 30, 2023
Apple Music releases Rihanna’s Road to Halftime before Super Bowl LVII
Experience Rihanna’s amazing music catalog like never before with Spatial Audio, sing along with Apple Music Sing, listen to Apple Music Radio for expert music commentary, and don’t miss the official press conference for the Apple Music Super Bowl LVII Halftime Show February 9 at 10 am GMT
Cupertino, California Apple Music is giving Rihanna fans new and exclusive ways to experience and celebrate her musical genius as they prepare for the highly anticipated Apple Music Super Bowl LVII Halftime Show on Sunday, February 12, 2023, at State Farm Stadium in Glendale, Arizona. Earlier this month, Rihanna wowed fans with a first-look trailer. As the hour ticks down to the big show, fans can enjoy Rihanna’s music with rich, multidimensional sound from Apple Music. Starting today, subscribers can access the superstar’s Songs with Spatial Audio in Dolby Atmos, showcasing her soulful anthems throughout her career combining pop, rap, R&B and EDM under her ever-growing umbrella.
“Rihanna is one of the most prolific artists of our time, and we, along with her many fans around the world, can’t wait to see her take the stage at the first halftime show of the Apple Music Super Bowl,” said Apple Vice President Oliver Chaucer. Head of Apple Music and Beats. “We’re excited to celebrate Rihanna, and give her fans a new way to experience her music with Spatial Audio, as well as exclusive content from Apple Music.”
Super Bowl LVII Halftime Show press conference
On February 9, 2023, at 10 a.m. BST, Apple Music Radio’s Nadeska Alexis will interview Rihanna at the Super Bowl LVII Halftime Show press conference. Viewers can tune in live or watch on demand on Apple Music; on TikTok, Instagram, YouTube, and Twitter by AppleMusic; or on NFL Network.
Apple Music Sing with Rihanna
If fans want to sing along, a new Apple Music Sing feature allows them to take the mic to their favorite Rihanna songs to hit those solos, perform duets, sing back-ups, and more on all compatible iPhone and iPad models as well as the new Apple TV 4K.
Apple Music Radio
For the best seat in the house, award-winning Apple Music radio will be on the floor and in the stands to score the soundtrack to all the festivities leading up to Rihanna’s big night. Special exclusive programming will include “Halftime Hype Radio,” a 10-part series reflecting on some of the highlights of Super Bowl Halftime ever; “Rihanna Revisited Radio,” an eight-episode roundtable that explores the cultural impact of the singer’s elusive catalog; and “Live from Super Bowl LVII,” which features a daily live stream that captures all the action in Arizona before the weekend with Apple Music radio hosts Zane Lowe, Ebro Darden, and Nadeska Alexis, plus a host of surprise special guests. It all wraps up on Monday, February 13, with “Halftime Recap Radio” celebrating the debut of Apple Music’s Super Bowl Halftime Show and capturing this huge moment in music. Listeners can listen to Apple Music Radio at apple.co/_Radio.
NFL team playlists
And for fans looking to get ready for some football, Rihanna’s Road to Halftime on Apple Music will include an official collection of 32 playlists featuring the best songs every NFL team listens to in the locker room, weight room, and on game day. Additional pre-game moments will include special curated warm-up playlists for NFL players such as Travis Kelsey (Kansas City Chiefs), Stephon Diggs (Buffalo Bills), Trevon Diggs (Dallas Cowboys), Davante Adams (Las Vegas Raiders), Dak Prescott (Dallas Cowboys), Plus a flashback video playlist that revisits halftime shows from past games.
Apple Music’s multiyear partnership brings together the Super Bowl Halftime Show – the year’s most-watched music performance – with Apple Music, which celebrates musicians, songwriters, producers and fans, delivering the world’s best music listening experience with a catalog of more than 100 million songs and immersive audio powered by Apple Music. Spatial Audio. Apple revolutionized the music experience with iPod and iTunes, and today continues its award-winning tradition with Apple Music.
Catch up on the latest updates from Rihanna’s Road to Halftime on Apple Music by visiting apple.co/_RoadToSBLVII, and get exclusive behind-the-scenes content by following @AppleMusic on TikTok, Instagram, YouTube, and Twitter. The halftime performance will also be available after the show on Apple Music.
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