Lady Gaga is teasing her fans with more information regarding her highly anticipated halftime show performance at Super Bowl LI on Sunday. Though not much has been revealed about the performance, Little Monsters can look forward to seeing Tony Bennett.
According to a tweet, Bennett will appear in a video countdown introducing Gaga.
Lady Gaga's #SuperBowl performance will begin with a 10 second countdown video featuring Little Monsters and Tony Bennett.
— Lady Gaga (@ryanleejohnson) February 2, 2017
Gaga collaborated with the jazz singer on the 2014 album, Cheek to Cheek, which later won a Grammy for best traditional pop vocal album. Shortly before the above tweet was posted, Bennett tweeted his support for Gaga’s big game performance, writing, “@ladygaga I know your Super Bowl halftime show will be original, of the highest artistry and spectacular….just like you. Love, Tony.”
.@ladygaga I know your Super Bowl halftime show will be original, of the highest artistry and spectacular….just like you. Love, Tony
— Tony Bennett (@itstonybennett) February 2, 2017
According to PEOPLE, the duo spoke about the Super Bowl months ago. “She’s terrific. And she’s doin’ the Super Bowl, which she just announced publicly,” he told PEOPLE in October. “She says, ‘I want Tony Bennett on that stage,’ so that’s still a possibility, yeah. [Laughs.] We get along great.”
—Reporting by Jeff Nelson