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Super Bowl 2024 updates: The commercials, cameos, halftime show and more

Kansas City Chiefs' tight end #87 Travis Kelce and Kansas City Chiefs' quarterback #15 Patrick Mahomes hug after winning Super Bowl LVIII against the San Francisco 49ers at Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas, Nevada, February 11, 2024.
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Kansas City Chiefs' tight end #87 Travis Kelce and Kansas City Chiefs' quarterback #15 Patrick Mahomes hug after winning Super Bowl LVIII against the San Francisco 49ers at Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas, Nevada, February 11, 2024.

On Sunday the defending champion Kansas City Chiefs will take on the San Francisco 49ers at Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas for Super Bowl 58. The Chiefs and the 49ers faced off four years ago, when Kansas City became champions for the first time in 50 years. San Francisco last won in 1995 against the San Diego Chargers.

A few key things and fun facts to know before the game

Whether you're curious, or you're looking to impress your friends at your Super Bowl gathering, here are a few things that make this year's game unique:

The firsts:


The people:

  • 49ers running back Christian McCaffrey and head coach Kyle Shanahan have the chance to join their fathers as Super Bowl champions.
  • Katie Sower, the first woman to coach in the Super Bowl, has coached both of this year's teams.
  • Graduates of historically Black colleges and universities account for an outsized number of NFL Hall of Famers.The Chiefs' backup corner, Josh Williams, has dreams of joining their ranks.


The money:


The weird, wild and wonderful:

Who are you rooting for?

The Kansas City Chiefs!

Kansas City Chiefs fan Don Lobmeyer, of Wichita, Kansas poses for pictures ahead of Super Bowl LVIII at Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas, Nevada on February 9, 2024.
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Kansas City Chiefs fan Don Lobmeyer, of Wichita, Kansas poses for pictures ahead of Super Bowl LVIII at Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas, Nevada on February 9, 2024.

Head to KCUR Kansas City for all best experience for Chiefs super fans!

The San Francisco 49ers!

San Francisco 49ers fans cheer during Super Bowl LVIII Opening Night at Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas, Nevada on February 5, 2024.
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San Francisco 49ers fans cheer during Super Bowl LVIII Opening Night at Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas, Nevada on February 5, 2024.

Head to KQED for all things 49ers!

Not sure who you're cheering for this year?

Here for the commercials, the half time show and the food?
We'll be here to keep you updated on the biggest moments of the game, the commercials and the halftime show, plus all the action happening in the stands, in the suites, at watch parties and around the country.

How to watch and stream the Super Bowl

Day: Sunday, Feb. 11, 2024

Time: 6:30 p.m. ET/3:30 p.m. PT

Where to watch: CBS and streaming on Paramount+

Who's performing at the Super Bowl

US singer and songwriter Usher  is slated to take the stage during the Super Bowl halftime show.
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US singer and songwriter Usher is slated to take the stage during the Super Bowl halftime show.

Before the game: Country music star Reba McEntire will sing the national anthem, Oscar nominee Andra Day will perform "Lift Every Voice and Sing," and Post Malone will sing "America the Beautiful."

Halftime performer: Usher, baby! Following his own Vegas residency, which ran from summer 2022 through last December,his halftime set at this year's Super Bowl will also launch a new album called Coming Home, his first solo record in more than seven years. You can also watch his Tiny Desk concert, home of the "watch this" meme.

But wait, there's more! For the first time there will be an in-game DJ. The NFL announced that Tiësto will perform a DJ set before the game while the players warm up and fans arrive. He will then stay as the in-game DJ and play during featured breaks.


We'll be updating this page with the latest coverage throughout the day Sunday, so feel free to pop back for more throughout the game!

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