Super Bowl halftime show: The Weeknd gives ‘brilliant’ performance with dancers in face bandages
The Weeknd performs with dancers in face bandages at Super Bowl 2021 halftime show
The artist, real name Abel Tesfaye, was the first Canadian to headline solo at the event. He opened his performance on Sunday with the 2016 tune “Starboy”. Shortly afterwards, viewers got a glimpse of The Weeknd with a group of dancers whose faces were wrapped in bandages – an aesthetic the artist has explored recently, which he views as a statement on celebrity.
The concert culminated when The Weeknd and a large group of bandaged dancers took over the field for a performance of “Blinding Lights” with an accompanying choreography. Viewers showered The Weeknd with praise on social media, deeming his show…