Fans Want Kane Brown To Play the Super Bowl After His Thanksgiving Day Halftime Performance

Kane Brown brought a medley of his biggest hits to millions of fans around the country on Thanksgiving Day with…

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Lauren Jo Black

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December 1, 2020

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Kane Brown; Photo by Joey Tortuga

Kane Brown brought a medley of his biggest hits to millions of fans around the country on Thanksgiving Day with his high profile appearance headlining the halftime show for the Dallas Cowboys vs. Washington NFL matchup.

The superstar brought his a-game, performing songs such as “Heaven,” “Worldwide Beautiful,” “Be Like That,” “Lose It,” his chart-topping smash “What Ifs” featuring Lauren Alaina and more.

After the show, which was in support of The Salvation Army’s Red Kettle Campaign, many fans took to social media to campaign for Brown to land an appearance at the Super Bowl.

“Unpopular opinion: Kane Brown’s halftime set today was better than the last two Super Bowl halftime shows,” one fan wrote.

My boy @kanebrown just killed that halftime show! It was a Super Bowl Halftime Show caliber performance,” wrote another Twitter user. 

A quick Twitter search will result in hundreds of other comments with the same opinion.

“Why is Kane Brown on Thanksgiving not the Superbowl,” someone else questioned

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It’s been quite some time since a country artist has been given the opportunity to headline the Super Bowl. Shania Twain headlined in 2003 and Clint Black, Tanya Tucker, Travis Tritt and The Judds headlined the halftime show in 1994. The Weeknd has been announced as the headliner for the 2021 Super Bowl halftime show.

Other artists, such as Luke Bryan, Faith Hill and Carrie Underwood have appeared at the Super Bowl to sing the National Anthem.

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Lauren Jo Black

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Lauren Jo Black

Lauren Jo Black, a University of Central Florida graduate, has immersed herself in the world of country music for over 15 years. In 2008, she co-founded CountryMusicIsLove, eventually selling it to a major record label in 2015. Following the rebranding of the website to Sounds Like Nashville, Black served as Editor-in-Chief for two and a half years. Currently, she assumes the role of Editor-in-Chief at Country Now and oversees Country Now’s content and digital footprint. Her extensive experience also encompasses her previous role as a Country Music Expert Writer for Answers.com and her work being featured on Forbes.com. She’s been spotlighted among Country Aircheck’s Women of Influence and received the 2012 Rising Star Award from the University of Central Florida. Black also spent time in front of the camera as host of Country Now Live, which brought live music directly to fans in 2021 when the majority of concerts were halted due to the pandemic. During this time, she hosted 24 weeks of live concerts via Country Now Live on Twitch with special guests such as Lady A, Dierks Bentley, Jordan Davis, Brett Young, and Jon Pardi. Over the course of her career, she has had the privilege of conducting interviews with some of the industry’s most prominent stars, including Reba McEntire, Blake Shelton, Luke Combs, Carrie Underwood, Luke Bryan, Miranda Lambert, Lainey Wilson, and many others. Lauren Jo Black is a longtime member of the Country Music Association and the Academy of Country Music.