Maroon 5 confirmed as Super Bowl 2019 headliner along with Travis Scott and Big Boi

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Maroon 5 confirmed as Super Bowl 2019 headliner along with Travis Scott and Big Boi… after Colin Kaepernick controversy left the NFL ‘struggling to find supporting acts’

  • Maroon 5 is confirmed as Super Bowl 53’s headliner after months of unofficial speculation 
  • The biggest game in football is scheduled for Sunday February  3
  • It was rumored that the Bowl was having trouble booking acts because of recent controversies
  • Celebs called for a boycott of the event in response to the NFL’s ongoing battle with former 49er Colin Kaepernick and his ‘take a knee’ protests

Dailymail.com Reporter

After months of speculation, Maroon 5 has been officially confirmed as this year’s main Super Bowl act.

The Girls Like You band’s big news about Super Bowl LII in Atlanta was confirmed via People on Sunday. 

Also set to appear: Travis Scott and Big Boi of the Atlanta-bred group Outkast.

Stage presence: Maroon 5 (about in November 10 2018) has been officially confirmed as a performer for Super Bowl 53 on Sunday

Stage presence: Maroon 5 (about in November 10 2018) has been officially confirmed as a performer for Super Bowl 53 on Sunday

Stage presence: Maroon 5 (about in November 10 2018) has been officially confirmed as a performer for Super Bowl 53 on Sunday

Back in September, Levine addressed rumors with an enigmatic answer.

‘I’m still formulating a lot of things,’ Adam said of the band’s 2019 plans when asked by Variety.

The NFL reportedly had quite a tough time booking acts for the performance, which will take place at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta, Georgia.

According to insiders, ‘no one wants to be associated with the NFL’ thanks to the league’s controversy with Colin Kaepernick and his ‘take a knee’ protest against police brutality. 

The biggest game in football is scheduled for Sunday February 3 2019, airing on CBS. 

Joining the fun: The Girls Like You band will be supported by Kylie Jenner's beau Travis Scott (left) and Big Boi and Outkast (right)

Joining the fun: The Girls Like You band will be supported by Kylie Jenner's beau Travis Scott (left) and Big Boi and Outkast (right)

Southern hospitality: The festivities will take place in Atlanta on February 3

Southern hospitality: The festivities will take place in Atlanta on February 3

Joining the fun: The Girls Like You band will be supported by Kylie Jenner’s beau Travis Scott (left) and Big Boi and Outkast (right)

Sources say 'no one wants to associate themselves with the NFL' as a result of its tense feud with former 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick (center) who sparked controversy when he knelt during the national anthem to protest police brutality

Sources say 'no one wants to associate themselves with the NFL' as a result of its tense feud with former 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick (center) who sparked controversy when he knelt during the national anthem to protest police brutality

Sources say ‘no one wants to associate themselves with the NFL’ as a result of its tense feud with former 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick (center) who sparked controversy when he knelt during the national anthem to protest police brutality

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