The Super Bowl averaged a powerful 113 million viewers on Sunday (Feb. 12), a one p.c enhance compared to final yr’s huge sport and the published’s biggest viewership in six years.
About 106 million of the viewers watched the sport on Fox and a Spanish-language feed on Fox Deportes, whereas the rest opted for Fox and NFL digital platforms, based on The Hollywood Reporter.
As anticipated, viewing peaked throughout Rihanna‘s halftime efficiency, which averaged 118.7 million viewers, making it the second-most-watched halftime present on document behind Katy Perry’s 2015 efficiency.
Throughout her 12-minute present, RiRi was wearing a curve-hugging purple outfit, shocking followers with a pregnant belly in the course of the airborne performance on the State Farm Enviornment in Glendale, Arizona, the place she handled viewers to a medley of a few of her largest hits.
The brand new child can have a giant sibling, as Rihanna simply welcomed her first child with A$AP Rocky in Might. “Once I first bought the decision to do it once more this yr, I used to be like, [hisses] ‘You positive?’ I’m three months postpartum,” RiRi beforehand stated about accepting the Tremendous Bowl gig, throughout an Apple Music Tremendous Bowl LVII Halftime Present press convention earlier in the week. “Ought to I be making main choices like this proper now? I would remorse this. However whenever you turn out to be a mother, there’s one thing that simply occurs the place you’re feeling like you possibly can tackle the world. The Tremendous Bowl is among the largest phases on the planet, in order scary as that was as a result of I haven’t been on stage in seven years, there’s one thing exhilarating concerning the problem of all of it … It’s essential for my son to see that.”