Listen Live
92Q Listen Live
92Q Jams Featured Video
Pepsi Super Bowl LVI Halftime Show

Source: Kevin Mazur / Getty

This year’s Super Bowl LVI Halftime Show won an Emmy for Outstanding Variety Special. 

The 12-minute performance in Los Angeles earlier this year pays homage to the culture of L.A. and Dr. Dre’s long careers.  Performances from Dr. DreSnoop DoggKendrick LamarEminem, 50 Cent, and Mary J. Blige.  This is the first time a Super Bowl performance has won an award and hip-hop was acknowledged in the category.

According to Hollywood Reporter, “the winners for the show were executive producers Shawn Carter, Desiree Perez and Jesse Collins; co-executive producers Dionne Harmon and Dave Meyers; supervising producer Aaron B. Cooke; and performers Dr. Dre, Snoop Dogg, Mary J. Blige, Eminem, Kendrick Lamar, and 50 Cent.” 

See the full list of winners here.

SEE: Snoop Dogg Says JAY-Z Threatened To End NFL Partnership If Super Bowl Halftime Show Didn’t Happen

SEE: Of Course Fox News Takes Issue With Eminem Taking A Knee At The Super Bowl

SEE: Hot Spot: Did Dr. Dre, Snoop Dogg, Mary J. Blige, Eminem & Kendrick Lamar Have The Greatest Super Bowl Performance Ever?

Super Bowl Halftime Show Wins Emmy For First Time For Outstanding Variety Special  was originally published on