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Women Rule Halftime. Can Lady Gaga Make It Rock Again?

Feb 02, 2017 - The New York Times

Where did all the rocker guys go? In recent years, women have almost completely taken over the most highly visible gig in American pop: the Super Bowl halftime show, 12 minutes of music beamed worldwide. It is a ratings magnet, a marketing tool, a sponsor’s flagship, a cultural event and, of course, a live performance with no second chances, to be applauded or ruthlessly dissected, virtually in real time, via every internet resource.

This Sunday, the halftime for the 51st Super Bowl belo...