Rappers Travis Scott and Big Boi each performed one truncated song. A marching band and a gospel choir joined in, but there was no apparent reference onstage to supporting former San Francisco quarterback Colin Kaepernick, a focal point following his kneeling during the national anthem to protest social injustice.
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The performance also featured an homage to a popular episode of "Spongebob Squarepants" that featured a fictional halftime performance at a major football game.
The Associated Press contributed to this report.