October 17th, 2012
10:39 AM ET
So after Beyonce hinted at the news with a clever photo on her website Tuesday, the NFL went ahead and confirmed that the 31-year-old entertainer is going to perform at the XLVII Super Bowl Halftime Show.
We're stoked, because we know Beyonce can put on one hell of a show. But what should she cover in her set? And better yet, who should join her?
Since the performance is going to happen in New Orleans, we wonder if any hometown artists will make an appearance - like Frank Ocean, for example. As MTV notes, Ocean and Bey worked on her "4" album together, and that's aside from the fact that Ocean's currently one of music's brightest (and highly praised) stars.
While we'd like to put money down on a bet that hubby Jay-Z will drop in for a few bars - perhaps echoing Beyonce's appearance at Jay's last performance at Brooklyn's Barclays Center earlier this month - that might not happen because it'd lack the element of surprise.
Interestingly enough, Entertainment Weekly is pulling for a Destiny's Child reunion, believing that they're "the only contemporaries that have a shot at an appearance," given that the superstar mom will have limited performance time and likely wouldn't want to share the stage "with many people, especially those who might be silly enough to try and upstage her."
We're not as convinced, but then again, those Destiny's Child reunion rumors have been awfully persistent. Our only hope is that she finds a way to fit in the song "Countdown," a la her "Countdown to Touchdown" photo.
What are you hoping to see Beyonce perform at the Super Bowl, and who are you thinking could guest star? The XLVII Super Bowl Halftime Show will air on CBS February 3.
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