The song lineup was heavy in hits from Maroon 5's 2004 album "Songs About Jane", with selections including "Harder to Breathe", "This Love" and "She Will Be Loved".
There were some people who enjoyed the performance, but most people seemed to be disappointed with the fact that the show was missing a jaw-dropping moment that have become part of the Super Bowl tradition. Still, at least Maroon 5 got to leave the stadium afterward.
Carmen Carter, second from left, speaks out with her children and nephew about their Super Bowl halftime performance. "One Love", Levine wrote.
The brief clip showed highlights of SpongeBob belting out his "Sweet Victory" ditty - but it wasn't good enough in the eyes of many fans.
During the latter track, Levine threw caution to the wind and took his shirt off, revealing his much bandied-about torso in homage to the song's titular Rolling Stone. Rapper Cardi B said she declined the lucrative opportunity as well.
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Kevin Durant, who has been linked to a move to the New York Knicks this summer, said he was sick of being asked about his future. The 26-year-old averaged 7.8 points and 4.3 rebounds in 32.5 minutes per game this season for the Mavericks .
The group's performance followed months of questions over who would accept this year's Super Bowl gig, after artists such as Rihanna and Pink reportedly turned it down in support of quarterback Colin Kaepernick. "But there's a man who sacrificed his job for us, so we got to stand behind him".
According to People, the "Girls Like You" band committed to a donation two weeks after Scott joined the halftime show.
Maroon 5, then, were a suitable choice for a league that has taken great pains to safeguard its status as the national pastime and maintain as broad an appeal as possible.
In conjunction with Interscope Records and the NFL, Maroon 5 donated $500,000 to Big Brothers Big Sisters of America, while Scott (also working with the NFL) will make a donation to Dream Corps, a social justice organization founded by CNN's Van Jones. With the likes of Justin Timberlake, Lady Gaga, Beyonce and Bruno Mars participating in years past, the Super Bowl always brings out the biggest names in the industry.
'All you goofy goobers out there are not alone in thinking that Spongebob was robbed during his short appearance, which also featured a cameo by Squidward, ' one person tweeted, while another wrote: 'We want more Spongebob, and we want it now!'