Alexandro Lopez Guzman, A&E Editor

Super Bowl LVII was a historic matchup between the Kansas City Chiefs and the Philadelphia Eagles, played on February 12, 2023, at the State Farm Stadium in Glendale, Arizona. Fans from both teams were in attendance, hoping to witness their respective teams take home the coveted Lombardi Trophy.

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In a nail-biting performance, the Kansas City Chiefs defeated the Philadelphia Eagles by a score of 38-35. The Chiefs were led by their superstar quarterback, Patrick Mahomes, who put up a solid performance in the game, throwing for 182 yards and 3 touchdowns. His performance lead them to the win and showcased his immense talent and skill as a quarterback. Other notable players included Travis Kelce, the Chiefs’ tight end, who caught 6 passes for 81 yards and 1 touchdown. This win marks the Chiefs’ second Super Bowl victory in three years, cementing their status as one of the league’s top teams both currently and in the history books of the NFL. On the Eagles’ side, they put up an incredible show but were ultimately outmatched by the dominant Chiefs offense in the second half of the game. Philadelphia’s quarterback, Jalen Hurts, threw for 304 yards and 1 touchdown, but it wasn’t enough to overcome the Chiefs’ relentless attack. DeVonta Smith also had an impressive game, catching 15 passes for 100 yards.

Along with an epic showdown, the Super Bowl halftime show, one of the most highly anticipated performances of the year, with fans excited to see the iconic Rihana would be headlining the show for the 2023 Super Bowl. From the moment she took the stage, Rihana captivated the audience with her electrifying performance. Dressed in a stunning red gown, the superstar singer performed a medley of her greatest hits, including “Umbrella,” “Diamonds,” and “Work.” The show was not only visually stunning but also highly engaging. Rihana danced and interacted with the audience throughout the performance, creating an immersive experience that kept fans on the edge of their seats. In addition to Rihana’s impressive vocals and dance moves, the show also featured an impressive array of special effects, including pyrotechnics, lighting effects, and visuals that added to the overall impact of the performance.

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However, the Super Bowl is not just a sporting event, it is also an annual showcase of some of the most creative and memorable advertisements on television. The 2023 Super Bowl was no exception, with a variety of brands debuting some hilarious ads during the game. One of the most memorable commercials of the night was from Amazon, which featured the company’s voice assistant, Alexa, losing her voice and being replaced by a star-studded cast of celebrities, including Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, Melissa McCarthy, and Cardi B. The ad was a hit with fans, who appreciated the humor and clever concept. Another standout ad came from Pepsi, which featured a star-studded lineup of celebrities, including Justin Timberlake, Cardi B, and Lizzo, in a colorful and upbeat commercial. The ad celebrated music and pop culture, and the catchy tune and lively choreography made it a fan favorite.