Rockers Coldplay have landed the coveted 2016 Super Bowl half-time show slot, based on multiple reports.

The Viva La Vida stars are reportedly preparing for the fundamental gig after signing onto help America’s National Football League (NFL) celebrate the sporting extravaganza’s 50th anniversary at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara, California on 7 February (16).

Bruno Mars had previously emerged for an early favourite to headline the American football showdown, just a couple of years after showing up in the main stage in 2014, and although he will not the main attraction, sources tell UsMagazine.com he can still be involved. Check Everglow sheet music page.

Other “friends on the group” are allegedly set to sign up frontman Chris Martin with his fantastic bandmates with the special concert, which is to be broadcast live around the globe.

Recent reports tipped Maroon 5 and Taylor Swift as is possible contenders with the huge show, however are not expected to generate appearances.

Coldplay, that have yet to inquire into the news, will release their new album, A Head Full of Dreams, on Friday (04Dec15). The project comes with a handful of collaborations with artists including Beyonce, Noel Gallagher, Avicii and Chris’ ex-wife, Gwyneth Paltrow.

The band previewed tracks in the new album throughout a church gig in Hackney, East London on Thursday (03Dec15). The concert was broadcast reside on BBC Radio 1.

Katy Perry headlined the Super Bowl half-time show captured (15), with Lenny Kravitz and Missy Elliott as her special guests.

The 12-minute set was crowned the most-watched TV concert ever, with 121 million viewers tuning in watch – six million in excess of those who examined Bruno’s Super Bowl performance in 2014.

Katy previously admitted she had suffered a few months of stress as she prepared for your big show as she had to negotiate every little detail to conform to the wishes of NFL bosses.

“In my show… everything undergoes my eyes; I call every one of the shots, 100 percent of it,” she told Elle magazine. “With the NFL, I have to be accountable to many levels of red tape. There are many committees I have to experience for my costumes, the budgets of my show, every interview – everything, I have to report to somebody. So I am will no longer the boss; I have to relinquish that control…

“Once you opt you’re gonna perform the Super Bowl, you’re gonna do not have f**king life for half a year. It is the biggest thing.”

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