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Madonna to perform at halftime of Super Bowl

December 5, 2011 12:00:00 AM PST
The Super Bowl halftime show always attracts the biggest names in music, and this year is no exception. Madonna will be taking the stage on football's biggest night.

Madonna is collaborating with a team from Cirque du Soleil for Super Bowl XLVI in Indianapolis at the Lucas Oil Stadium on Feb. 5.

With more than 162 million viewers, the Super Bowl halftime show is the most watched musical event of the year.

Madonna, who has sold more than 300 million records, has a new film, "W.E.," out that she directed, wrote and produced. It opens nationally two days before the Super Bowl.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.