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Super Bowl 2016: Beyonce crashes Coldplay's halftime show

Super Bowl 2016: Beyonce crashes Coldplay's halftime show

Coldplay was billed as the marquee act for the halftime show at Super Bowl 50, but Sunday evening it was hard to watch without thinking that the British band had been upstaged by one of its guests.

Three years after she headlined the gig, Beyoncé returned to pop’s biggest stage (this time at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara) for a fiery performance of her brand-new single, “Formation,” which came out Saturday without warning and instantly ignited the Internet with its message of radical black positivity.

At the Super Bowl, the singer delivered the song backed by a troupe of leather-clad dancers doing fierce, militaristic moves directly on the...

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