Justin Timberlake pays tribute to Prince, Pink sings National Anthem at 2018 Super Bowl [Photos]

Justin Timberlake paid tribute to music legend Prince at a halftime Super Bowl performance on Sunday.

FP Staff February 05, 2018 15:22:46 IST
Justin Timberlake danced his way through a club-inspired Super Bowl halftime show Sunday as he paid tribute to Prince in the late singer's hometown with a towering yet tasteful projection. Reuters
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Justin Timberlake danced his way through a club-inspired Super Bowl halftime show Sunday as he paid tribute to Prince in the late singer's hometown with a towering yet tasteful projection. Reuters
Pink sings the US National Anthem before the start of Super Bowl LII between the Philadelphia Eagles and the New England Patriots at US Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, Minnesota. AFP
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Pink sings the US National Anthem before the start of Super Bowl LII between the Philadelphia Eagles and the New England Patriots at US Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, Minnesota. AFP
As Timberlake slowed down the tempo for a soulful cover of '<em>I Would Die 4 U</em>,' footage of <em>Purple Rai</em>n-era Prince shot up toward the roof of the new US Bank Stadium in a smoky haze, closing with a silhouette of The Purple One with his guitar. AFP
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As Timberlake slowed down the tempo for a soulful cover of '<em>I Would Die 4 U</em>,' footage of <em>Purple Rai</em>n-era Prince shot up toward the roof of the new US Bank Stadium in a smoky haze, closing with a silhouette of The Purple One with his guitar. AFP
While many Super Bowl performers go heavy on pyrotechnics, Timberlake instead showed off his dancing skills, opening the show in a nightclub-like maze of lasers as he sang his recent single '<em>Filthy</em>.' AFP
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While many Super Bowl performers go heavy on pyrotechnics, Timberlake instead showed off his dancing skills, opening the show in a nightclub-like maze of lasers as he sang his recent single '<em>Filthy</em>.' AFP
Pink overcame the flu to give an emotionally rousing performance powering through the Star Spangled Banner. AFP
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Pink overcame the flu to give an emotionally rousing performance powering through the Star Spangled Banner. AFP