A source spoke with AP under a “condition of anonymity,” as the NFL has yet to officially make the announcement. However, the news compliments a statement Perry made in previous reports.
“I wanted to bring someone back, a throwback of sorts that definitely needed some more shine,” the singer said. “All I can say is it will be a real female fun night. It’s a bit old school. When this person enters the stage and you hear the first ring of the chord I think jaws will drop and faces will melt.”
Elliott has enough hits to span ’til infinity and beyond. But given the added theatrics during any proper Super Bowl performance, this could be an epic show.
Perry’s performance will also feature Lenny Kravitz.