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Best and worst Super Bowl halftime shows

By Stephanie Goldberg, CNN
updated 9:34 AM EST, Fri February 1, 2013
The NFL has confirmed the rumors that Katy Perry is going to lead the 2015 Super Bowl halftime show. Here are some of the memorable Super Bowl acts she would follow, both good and not so great. The NFL has confirmed the rumors that Katy Perry is going to lead the 2015 Super Bowl halftime show. Here are some of the memorable Super Bowl acts she would follow, both good and not so great.
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Best and worst Super Bowl halftime shows
Best: King of halftime
Best: Rock this way
Best: Beautiful day
Best: Beatlemania
Best: Purple reign
Best: Glory days
Best: All hail the Queen (Bey)
Not so great: Feeling blue
Not so great: Gridiron groans
Not so great: The kids are (just) all right
Not so great: Deadly serious
Not so great: Where is the love?
Not so great: Boob tube
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