Lady Gaga has been rumored to perform at the 2017 Super Bowl Halftime Show for quite a while now, and there were even reports confirming her stint. Much to Little Monsters' dismay, however, the NFL denied the singer-actress' involvement in the upcoming show.
A representative for NFL told Entertainment Weekly that the report about Gaga playing the show is “not true” and that “nothing has changed from what we said earlier in the week.”
There were reports saying the “American Horror Story” star was in talks to perform during the show. The NFL did not deny that they have been talking to various artists but reiterated that they have not sealed the deal with a specific artist.
Gaga sang the national anthem at the 2016 Super Bowl, where Coldplay, Bruno Mars and Beyoncé played during the halftime show.
While the singer's stint has yet to be confirmed, fans can still enjoy her appearances on various shows and projects. Gaga recently announced the release of her latest album, titled “Joanne.” The singer also shared the album's official release date, which is Oct. 21, via Twitter.
Speaking of the record, which was named after her father's late sister, Gaga said in an interview with Zane Lowe: “When Mark and I wrote it, the decision to name the album that was in tribute to my father's sister who died when she was 19. He was younger than her. She was very sick with lupus. The death of her in his family and life left a scar that never healed.”
The first single from the album, “Perfect Illusion,” has already been released. There was speculation that the song was referring to Gaga's relationship with ex-fiance Taylor Kinney, but the singer quickly refuted the rumors.
Meanwhile, the NFL has yet to announce who will perform at the 2017 Pepsi Super Bowl Halftime show.