Jennifer Lopez and Shakira will perform at the 2020 Super Bowl halftime show, the stars and the National Football League announced Thursday.
“Ever since I saw Diana Ross fly off into the sky at the Halftime Show, I dreamed of performing at the Super Bowl,” Lopez said in a statement.
Shakira and Lopez, both called attention to the fact that two Latina performers would be sharing such a major stage; Shakira called the gig “a true American Dream.”
“I’m so honored to be taking on one of the world’s biggest stages in the company of a fellow female artist to represent Latinos and Latinas from the U.S. and all over the world,” Shakira said, adding that the performance would happen on her birthday.
The Super Bowl halftime show remains one of the last bastions of television monoculture, with more than 100 million viewers usually tuning in to watch the game.