Fans may continue to debate where the Hawaiian hitmaker’s 14 minute set stacks up against the likes of Madonna, Janet Jackson, Beyonce, and Michael Jackson on the performance front, but for now, as the numbers reveal, the critics will unquestionably have to place him at #1 on the ‘most watched tally’.
As if making history for being the youngest halftime show headliner ever wasn’t enough, see Mars’ out of this world viewership reports below:
Queen of Pop Madonna has had to abdicate her throne of “most watched Super Bowl halftime show” in history to Bruno Mars, reports reveal.
Bruno Mars and the Red Hot Chili Peppers’ performance on Sunday night attracted the largest audience in the history of the Super Bowl, attracting 115.3 million viewers, Fox announced Monday.
That figure surpasses the prior record of 114 million set by Madonna two years ago and the 110.8 million who tuned in to see Beyonce last year. The game itself had an average viewing audience of 111.5 million viewers, the largest in history.