It looks like the Super Bowl 51 halftime show won’t be “Rolling in the Deep” with Adele.
During a stop in Los Angeles on her Adele Live 2016 world tour on Saturday, Variety reports that the “Someone Like You” singer addressed a rumor that she might perform at the 2017 Super Bowl halftime show.
“First of all, I’m not doing the Super Bowl,” Adele said during her show. “I mean, come on, that show is not about music. And I don’t really — I can’t dance or anything like that. They were very kind, they did ask me, but I said no.”
This year’s extravaganza was headlined by Coldplay and featured special guest performances by Beyoncé and Bruno Mars, while the Super Bowl 49 halftime show included Katy Perry, Lenny Kravitz, and Missy Elliott.
While Adele publicly declined to take part in the halftime show on Saturday, Billboard reports that the NFL and Pepsi released a joint statement on Sunday denying that they ever made a formal offer to the singer.
“The NFL and Pepsi are big fans of Adele. We have had conversations with several artists about the Pepsi Super Bowl Halftime Show. However, we have not at this point extended a formal offer to Adele or anyone else. We are focused on putting together a fantastic show for Houston and we look forward to revealing that in good time.”
Super Bowl 51 takes place at Houston’s NRG Stadium on February 5, 2017.
What do you think? Would you like to see Adele perform at this year’s Super Bowl?