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Katy Perry adds Lenny Kravitz to Super Bowl XLIX halftime show

The lovely Katy Perry almost has her pick of suitors to perform with her at this year’s halftime show, the event is one of the most-watched television sporting events in the world. The pop-star is sure to bring-on a number of high-profile guests that night, but the first confirmed guest of the evening will be Lenny Kravitz.

Perry confirmed the guest-star during a “Today” show interview, a preview of which was shown during the Patriots/Ravens game on Saturday night. The Pepsi Halftime Show will take place during Super Bowl XLIX on Feb 1 at the University of Phoenix Stadium in Arizona.

Read the National Football League’s complete statement:

“Global superstar Katy Perry has invited Lenny Kravtiz to join her as she headlines the Pepsi Super Bowl XLIX Halftime Show on NBC at University of Phoenix Stadium in Arizona on Sunday, February 1, it was announced today during an exclusive interview with Katy on NBC’s broadcast of the AFC Divisional Playoff game featuring the Baltimore Ravens at New England Patriots. Katy’s full interview with NBC’s Willie Geist discussing her upcoming halftime performance and her invite to Kravitz will air Monday morning on TODAY. “

It was just a few weeks ago that Perry was announced as this year’s performer, she was confirmed by long-time anchor Bob Costas. Bruno Mars, Beyonce and Madonna were the game’s previous entertainers.