I will be the first to admit I was not a Bruno Mars fan. Until his Pepsi Super Bowl XLVIII Halftime Show performance last night, I thought of him as boring and pretty much put him in the friend zone (he totally looks like that guy). But Bruno Mars had something to prove after people like me doubted he could put on anything close to an electrifying show following Beyonce’s lights out performance last year. Lawd, did he prove me and naysayers wrong!
Bruno didn’t rely on gimmicks to command our attention, when the beat dropped for the first song of his set, “Locked Out of Heaven,” raw talent captivated us and kept us locked until the very last note of his hit song “Just The Way You Are.”
Bruno blasted away at his drums as he soared through the MetLife Stadium leaving the impression that one strike to his percussion instrument and the top of his drum stick would go flying into the air. When Bruno hit the stage, he was full of energy and dance moves. To top off his stellar performance, he called out some guests (no, not scantily clad women) but the Red Hot Chilli Peppers! Bruno ended his show belting out an impressive live version of “Just The Way You Are.”
We still think Beyonce had the best Super Bowl performance of ALL time, but Bruno is definitely second! Celebs took to Twitter to praise Bruno’s performance, peep their reactions:
Check out these Super Bowl hotties:
1. Eye Candy: Super Bowl 2014 Hotties
While everyone will be glued to their televisions, analyzing every football move during the Super Bowl on Sunday, #TeamBeautiful is only here for the hotties that'll be flying down the field. We've rounded up the hot players we'll be eyeing from both the Seahawks and the Broncos. No matter who wins, these players have already captured our heart. Wake us up during the final touchdown...
2. Seahawks: Christine Michael
Running back Christine Michael stays cool on and off the field. We can't get enough of those arms, though!
3. Seahawks: Derrick Coleman
Fullback Derrick Coleman is obviously a great athlete if he's playing in the Super Bowl, but that smile? That's good every time.
4. Seahawks: Doug Baldwin
Wide Receiver Doug Baldwin has a sweet smile and a humble spirit to boot.
5. Seahawks: Kam Chancellor
We always love to see our favorite cute athletes off field, and if Seahawks' Strong Safety Kam Chancellor's Instagram is any indication of his looks, we'd love to see what he's like away from football. Follow him for yourself @bambamkam..
6. Seahawks: Jeron Johnson
Strong Safety Jeron Johnson knows how to catch a football, but could he catch us when we fall for him? **sighs**
7. Broncos: Ronnie Hillman
Running back Ronnie Hillman knows he's kind of irresistible...and, can we blame him?
8. Broncos: Demaryius Thomas
We're always here for a man in sweats. Even though Wide Receiver Demaryius Thomas will be decked out in his full uniform, a girl can think of all the possibilities..
9. Broncos: Kevin Vickerson
Defensive tackle Kevin Vickerson may be tough on the field, but this pic of him kissing his little sons Vickerson, Jr. shows his sensitive side. Nothing's hotter than a cutie who can show some love. **swoons**
10. Broncos: Andre Caldwell
Wide receiver Andre Caldwell illustrates the sexy art of a good running pose.
11. Broncos: Wesley Woodyard
Middle linebacker Wesley Woodyard is ready to get into the game...and we're just as ready to see him.
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