Cleopatra? Madonna put on an energetic and spectacular half time show during halftime at the NFL Super Bowl XLVI game
She declared she had to put on ‘the greatest show on earth, during the greatest show on Earth’ and Madonna certainly didn’t disappoint.
The singer, 53, put on an impressive performance during the halftime show of the NFL Super Bowl XLVI football game between the New York Giants and the New England Patriots.
There was just one small slip-up onstage where the singing legend was strutting her way across the bleachers to Music, the second song in her set, and was unable to step up onto one of them and had to repeat the dance move to hoist herself up.
Despite the tiny mistake Madonna stunned crowds, singing her way through classic hits Vogue, Like a Prayer and Music, as well as performing her new song Give Me All Your Luvin.
While the pressure to perform well was immense and greatly felt, Madonna rose to the challenge and she can be thankful she avoided any Janet Jackson-style wardrobe malfunctions.
Even her small error was laughed off by the true professional and laughed it off throwing herself into the next sequence of the set.
Homage: Projections of the fashion magazine were seen on the stage of the set while Madonna was performing Vogue
As she ‘Vogued’ her way around the stage throwing angular shapes around with her arms Madonna paid homage to the magazine with graphics covering the floor.
Next up came Music where she took to the bleachers, and suffered her small slip-up as she danced her way down the steps with a group of gymnastic males.
As a dancer on a wire showed off his skills she hip thrust her way through the performance.
Showing them how it’s done? The singer didn’t let her age get in the way of her energetic performance
Meanwhile 30 Rock star Alec Baldwin also had something to say and posted: ‘Two quarters of Superbowl and the strongest performer is Madonna…’
Snoop Dogg, Sharon Osbourne and Rosie O’Donnell also gave rave reviews of Madonna’s act.
Up on high: Cee Lo and Madonna were seen up on high as they sang Like A Prayer
But not everyone was as impressed.
Piers Morgan and Seth MacFarlane took a more critical approach with their review.
The CNN presenter commented: ‘Yuk. Just put it away Madonna. Seriously. #Superbowl.’
By Sarah Fitzmaurice, Daily Mail