Power ranking every Super Bowl halftime show, ever

Christian Petersen

Even the ones we weren't alive for.

Which Super Bowl halftime show was the best ever? That would have to be Prince at Super Bowl XLI in 2007. From there, the list gets tougher to rank, but we gave it a shot anyway, going all the way back to the beginning to rank every Super Bowl halftime show ever.

1. Prince
2. Beyonce
3. Bruce Springsteen
4. U2
5. Michael Jackson
6. Ella Fitzgerald
7. Shania Twain, No Doubt, Sting
8. Diana Ross
9. Janet Jackson
10. Paul McCartney
11. Clint Black, Tanya Tucker, Travis Tritt, The Judds
12. Boyz II Men, Smokey Robinson, Martha Reeves, The Temptations, Queen Latifah
13. The Who
14. Indiana Jones
15. Up With People
16. Tina Turner, Phil Collins, Christina Aguilera, Enrique Iglesias, Toni Braxton
17. Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers
18. Gloria Estefan, Stevie Wonder, Big Bad Voodoo Daddy
19. The Blues Brothers
20. The Rolling Stones
21. Chubby Checker, The Rockettes, 88 grand pianos
22. Madonna
23. Gloria Estefan, Brian Boitano, Dorothy Hamill
24. Up With People
25. George Burns, Mickey Rooney, Grambling State University and USC Marching Bands, Disney characters, Southern California-area high school drill teams and dancers
26. New Kids on the Block, Disney characters, Warren Moon, 2,000 local children, audience card stunt
27. Pete Fountain, Doug Kershaw, Irma Thomas, Nicholls State University Marching Band, Southern University Marching Band, USL Marching Band
28. Elvis Presto
29. Tops In Blue
30. Los Angeles Super Drill Team
31. University of Florida and Florida State University Marching Bands
32. Up With People
33. University of Texas Marching Band and Judy Mallett (Miss Texas 1973) on fiddle
34. University of Michigan Marching Band & Woody Herman & Andy Williams
35. Carol Channing, Southern University Marching Band
36. Up With People
37. Southern University Marching Band, Helen O'Connell
38. Aerosmith, 'N Sync, Britney Spears, Mary J. Blige, Nelly
39. Los Angeles Unified All-City Band & Audience card stunt
40. Southeast Missouri State Marching Band, Up With People
41. Mercer Ellington & Grambling State University Marching Bands
42. Bruno Mars, Red Hot Chili Peppers
43. Black Eyed Peas
44. Tyler Apache Belles Drill Team, and Apache Band Pete Fountain & Al Hirt
45. Ken Hamilton
46. Grambling State University Marching Band
47. Florida A&M University and Miami area High School Bands
48. University of Arizona Symphonic Marching Band & Grambling State University Marching Band, Al Hirt, Anaheim High School Drill Team & Javier Saenz

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