Coldplay will headline Super Bowl 50 halftime show

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The British rock band Coldplay announced plans to perform during the halftime show at Super Bowl 50 on Feb. 7.

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Other performers will be announced Thursday during the Green Bay vs. Detroit game at 8:25 p.m. ET.

118.5 million viewers tuned in to watch Super Bowl 2015, one of the biggest events for musicians, television and football fans and players.

Katy Perry, Bruno Mars, Beyonce and Madonna have taken the halftime stage in previous years.
Some have speculated that there will be multiple stand-alone A-list acts.
An NFL press release on Thanksgiving read: "As part of the year-long celebration of Super Bowl 50, the NFL announced today the Pepsi Super Bowl 50 Halftime Show on CBS will echo elements of the NFL's On the Fifty campaign -- honoring the past, recognizing the present and looking ahead to the next 50 years."

Coldplay's newest album, "A Head Full of Dreams" will be released on Friday.

The 2016 Super Bowl will take place at the Levi Stadium in San Francisco, California.