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J-Lo and Shakira to perform in 2020 Super Bowl half-time show

J-Lo and Shakira to perform in 2020 Super Bowl half-time show

Entertainment
Jennifer Lopez and Shakira will perform at the half-time show during the 2020 Super Bowl, the National Football League (NFL) has announced.American football's governing body revealed on Thursday that the singers, who have released music in Spanish and English, will perform on 2 February at Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens, Florida. Lopez, 50, and Shakira, 42, have had major success in the pop and Latin charts over the years. Lopez, who is also an actress, released her debut album in 1999 and topped the charts with songs including If You Had My Love and I'm Real.Colombian singer Shakira released her first album in 1991, but gained commercial success and multi-platinum sales with 2001's Laundry Service, which featured the hit single, Whenever, Wherever. ...
Shakira, Jennifer Lopez to play Super Bowl LIV halftime show

Shakira, Jennifer Lopez to play Super Bowl LIV halftime show

Entertainment
Sept. 26 (UPI) -- Jennifer Lopez and Shakria will perform at the Super Bowl LIV halftime show Feb. 2 in Miami, Pepsi announced Thursday. Lopez confirmed with a tweet, tagging Shakira. Shakira tweeted, "It doesn't get any better than this! So excited about getting on that #SuperBowlLIV #PepsiHalftime stage!" The Lopez/Shakira team-up will mark the first time two Latina artists have performed at the Super Bowl halftime show. Recent musicians performing at halftime include Lady Gaga, Maroon 5, Coldplay, Beyonce, Black Eyed Peas, Bruce Springsteen and Justin Timberlake. Timberlake has performed at the SuperBowl twice. Pepsi has sponsored the Super Bowl halftime show since 2012 and is contracted with the NFL through 2022. Jay-Z's Roc Nation co-produces the halftime show. Shakira is releasing ...
Cleveland newly drafted CB Greedy Williams: Browns going to Super Bowl

Cleveland newly drafted CB Greedy Williams: Browns going to Super Bowl

Sports
April 27 (UPI) -- New Cleveland Browns cornerback Greddy Williams is calling his shot about his team going to the Super Bowl this upcoming season. Williams, who was drafted by Cleveland in the second round of the 2019 NFL Draft on Friday evening, told reporters that the Browns will be Super Bowl bound in February 2020. "I know one thing -- that the Browns are going to the Super Bowl this year," Williams said on his conference call with Cleveland-area reporters. "That's a fact." The Browns have never appeared in a Super Bowl in their storied history. They have not made the post-season since 2002, and have not won a playoff game since 1994. Cleveland was high enough on Williams to move up from No. 49 to No. 46 in a deal with the Indianapolis Colts to snag the cornerback. In the deal, Clev...
Sierra Nevada awarded $42.7M to train Afghan Air Force on A-29 Super Tucano

Sierra Nevada awarded $42.7M to train Afghan Air Force on A-29 Super Tucano

Business
April 5 (UPI) -- Sierra Nevada Corp. has been awarded a $ 42.7 million contract for A-29 Super Tucano pilot and maintenance training for Afghanistan's Air Force. The contract is for five years, according to a Thursday announcement by the Department of Defense. The training, which is expected to be completed by Dec. 31, 2023, will be performed at Moody Air Base, Ga., and in Afghanistan. Fiscal 2019 building partner capacity/pseudo-foreign military sales funds in the amount of $ 5.6 million have been obligated at the time of award. The planes are built in Jacksonville, Fla., in a partnership between Sierra Nevada Corporation and Brazil's Embraer. More than 220 aircraft have been delivered to multiple nations, including the United States and Brazil, according to Embraer. The A-29 is "the m...