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TODAY   |  September 09, 2013

Bruno Mars to star in Super Bowl halftime

The news that pop singer Bruno Mars will perform during the halftime of Super Bowl XLVIII has met criticism, with some saying that the game at New Jersey’s MetLife stadium should have a more New York- or New Jersey-oriented act like Bruce Springsteen or Bon Jovi.

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>>> nfl season just getting underway but we know who is going to be headlining the super bowl halftime show . [ music playing ]

>>> well, he maybe locked out of heaven but they'll allow him on the field. the nfl announcing that bruno mars will rock fans in february at new jersey's met life stadium. the hits include grenade and just the way you are. some say they don't see him as a good fit for the super bowl . others said they perhaps wanted a little more of a new jersey new york act such as bruce springsteen or bon jovi .

>> he's an incredible live show.

>> there's great cory i canenergy. it's perfect. would it be great if for his last song he would be joined by springsteen and bon jovi .

>> no wardrobe malfunctions guaranteed.