Lady Gaga, ‘Hamilton’ stars rock Super Bowl LI performances
The game wasn't the only highlight of Super Bowl LI, as the much-anticipated entertainment created almost as much buzz as the final score.
The festivities in Houston started off with a visit from Broadway as Jamine Cephas Jones, Renee Elise Goldsberry and Phillipa Soo from the original cast of "Hamilton" performed a rendition of "America the Beautiful."
Later, country star Luke Bryan performed The National Anthem.
Also in attendance was former president George H.W. Bush, who just days after being released from a Houston hospital, flipped the coin during the toss to give the first advantage of the game to the Atlanta Falcons.
The 92-year-old was escorted by his wife Barbara. The two received a standing ovation as they made their way onto the field.
At halftime, Lady Gaga began her impressive seven-song set starting with a version of "God Bless America" atop Houston's NRG Stadium.
She then descended to the stage, suspended from a harness for much of the show.
Lady Gaga performed several of her popular hits including "Telephone," "Just Dance" and "Million Reasons."
She also emphasized the lyrics of her song "Born This Way" and their relation to LGBTQ rights.
The interactive halftime show invited fans to participate as the crowd held torches to light up the night. The show also featured drones in the sky, changing colors and forming different shapes.
She capped off her performance with a blast of fireworks, a mic drop and catching a pass.
After the show, Lady Gaga announced that she is taking her act on the road, embarking on her first world tour since 2014.
The tour will hit Citi Field on Aug. 28. Tickets go on sale later this week.