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Purple Rain in Miami? Prince to sing at Super Bowl

NEW YORK -- McCartney, Jagger and now Prince.

For the third year in a row, a Rock and Roll Hall of Fame act
will headline the Super Bowl halftime entertainment. This time it's
Prince.

The Purple One, winner of six Grammy Awards and nominated for
five more this year, will play at the game in Miami on Feb. 4.

The Super Bowl, which will be televised by CBS, is annually
television's highest rated show. An estimated 141 million people
watched last year's game between Pittsburgh and Seattle.

The Rolling Stones headlined the halftime show for that Super
Bowl, and two years ago it was Paul McCartney.

The NFL has tended to take a more cautious approach since Janet
Jackson's widely criticized "wardrobe malfunction" at halftime of
the 2004 game. That game also was televised by CBS.

Last year, Mick Jagger's microphone was silenced as he sang
sexually suggestive lyrics in a couple of songs the Stones
performed.

Prince gained attention early in his career with raunchy lyrics and
racy performances, but has toned down his act somewhat in recent
years.