Photos & Reactions: The Super Bowl XLVIII halftime show

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The Super Bowl XLVIII halftime show was a stunning display of musicianship, energy, and collaboration as Bruno Mars kicked off with an extended drum solo (props to him for that) followed by his hit 'Locked Out of Heaven' and culminating with some shirtless Chili Peppers and an electric crowd. Fun fact: the NFL doesn't pay halftime performers a dime. Playing in front 100 million+ is payment enough it would seem. Check out some photos from the halftime show and scroll through for reactions from sports fans around the world:

Photos & Reactions: The Super Bowl XLVIII halftime show
Recording artist Beyonce performs at Super Bowl XLVII on Sunday, Feb. 3, 2013 in New Orleans. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)
Beyonce performs during the halftime show of the NFL Super Bowl XLVII football game between the San Francisco 49ers and the Baltimore Ravens, Sunday, Feb. 3, 2013, in New Orleans. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
FILE - In this Feb. 3, 2013 file photo, members of Destiny's Child, from left, Kelly Rowland, Beyonce, and Michelle Williams perform at Super Bowl XLVII, in New Orleans. This year's Super Bowl performer will Bruno Mars. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert, File)
INDIANAPOLIS, IN - FEBRUARY 05: Worldwide superstar Madonna performs with LMFAO during the Super Bowl XLVI half time show at Lucas Oil Stadium on February 5, 2012 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Photo by Rob Tringali/SportsChrome/Getty Images)
From left, Recording artists Kelly Rowland, Beyonce and Michelle Williams of Destiny's Child perform at Super Bowl XLVII on Sunday, Feb. 3, 2013 in New Orleans. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)
Recording artist Beyonce performs at Super Bowl XLVII on Sunday, Feb. 3, 2013 in New Orleans. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)
Recording artist Beyonce performs at Super Bowl XLVII on Sunday, Feb. 3, 2013 in New Orleans. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)
FILE - In this Feb. 3, 2013 file photo, Beyonce performs during the halftime show of the NFL Super Bowl XLVII football game between the San Francisco 49ers and the Baltimore Ravens, in New Orleans. Beyonce and Jay Z share the top spot on Billboard’s Power 100 list announced on Thursday, Jan. 23, 2014. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey, File)
Recording artist Beyonce performs at Super Bowl XLVII on Sunday, Feb. 3, 2013 in New Orleans. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)
Recording artist Beyonce performs at Super Bowl XLVII on Sunday, Feb. 3, 2013 in New Orleans. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)
Bruno Mars performs during the halftime show of the NFL Super Bowl XLVIII football game Sunday, Feb. 2, 2014, in East Rutherford, N.J. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
Bruno Mars performs during the halftime show of the NFL Super Bowl XLVIII football game between the Seattle Seahawks and the Denver Broncos Sunday, Feb. 2, 2014, in East Rutherford, N.J. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - FEBRUARY 02: Bruno Mars performs during the Pepsi Super Bowl XLVIII Halftime Show at MetLife Stadium on February 2, 2014 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)
Bruno Mars performs performs during the halftime show of the NFL Super Bowl XLVIII football game between the Seattle Seahawks and the Denver Broncos Sunday, Feb. 2, 2014, in East Rutherford, N.J. (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun)
Bruno Mars performs performs during the halftime show of the NFL Super Bowl XLVIII football game between the Seattle Seahawks and the Denver Broncos Sunday, Feb. 2, 2014, in East Rutherford, N.J. (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun)
Bruno Mars performs during the halftime show of the NFL Super Bowl XLVIII football game Sunday, Feb. 2, 2014, in East Rutherford, N.J. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - FEBRUARY 02: Bruno Mars performs during the Pepsi Super Bowl XLVIII Halftime Show at MetLife Stadium on February 2, 2014 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)
EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - FEBRUARY 02: Bruno Mars performs during the Pepsi Super Bowl XLVIII Halftime Show at MetLife Stadium on February 2, 2014 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)
Bruno Mars performs during the halftime show of the NFL Super Bowl XLVIII football game between the Seattle Seahawks and the Denver Broncos, Sunday, Feb. 2, 2014, in East Rutherford, N.J. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)
Bruno Mars performs during the halftime show of the NFL Super Bowl XLVIII football game between the Seattle Seahawks and the Denver Broncos Sunday, Feb. 2, 2014, in East Rutherford, N.J. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
Bruno Mars performs during the halftime show of the NFL Super Bowl XLVIII football game Sunday, Feb. 2, 2014, in East Rutherford, N.J. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
The Red Hot Chili Peppers perform during the halftime show of the NFL Super Bowl XLVIII football game between the Seattle Seahawks and the Denver Broncos Sunday, Feb. 2, 2014, in East Rutherford, N.J. (AP Photo/Matt York)
The Red Hot Chili Peppers and Bruno Mars perform during the halftime show of the NFL Super Bowl XLVIII football game between the Seattle Seahawks and the Denver Broncos Sunday, Feb. 2, 2014, in East Rutherford, N.J. (AP Photo/Matt York)
Bruno Mars and Red Hot Chili Peppers lead singer Anthony Kiedis perform during the Super Bowl 48 halftime show at MetLife stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey, on February 2, 2014. AFP PHOTO/Timothy CLARY (Photo credit should read TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)
EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - FEBRUARY 02: Bruno Mars performs with Anthony Kiedis and Flea of the Red Hot Chili Peppers during the Pepsi Super Bowl XLVIII Halftime Show at MetLife Stadium on February 2, 2014 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)
EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - FEBRUARY 02: Bruno Mars performs with the Red Hot Chili Peppers during the Pepsi Super Bowl XLVIII Halftime Show at MetLife Stadium on February 2, 2014 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)
Bruno Mars and the Red Hot Chili Peppers perform at halftime of Super Bowl XLVIII at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J., on Sunday, Feb. 2, 2014. (Mark Cornelison/Lexington Herald-Leader/MCT via Getty Images)
Madonna performs during the Super Bowl XLVI half-time show on February 5, 2012 at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, Indiana. AFP PHOTO / TIMOTHY A. CLARY (Photo credit should read TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)
Madonna performs during the Super Bowl XLVI half-time show on February 5, 2012 at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, Indiana. AFP PHOTO / TIMOTHY A. CLARY (Photo credit should read TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)
INDIANAPOLIS, IN - FEBRUARY 05: Worldwide superstar Madonna performs during the Super Bowl XLVI half time show at Lucas Oil Stadium on February 5, 2012 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Photo by Rob Tringali/SportsChrome/Getty Images)
Madonna performs during the Super Bowl XLVI half-time show on February 5, 2012 at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, Indiana. AFP PHOTO / TIMOTHY A. CLARY (Photo credit should read TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)
Recording artist Beyonce performs at Super Bowl XLVII on Sunday, Feb. 3, 2013 in New Orleans. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)
Recording artist Beyonce performs at Super Bowl XLVII on Sunday, Feb. 3, 2013 in New Orleans. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)
Beyonce, center, Kelly Rowland, left, and Michelle Williams, of Destiny's Child, perform during the halftime show of the NFL Super Bowl XLVII football game between the San Francisco 49ers and the Baltimore Ravens, Sunday, Feb. 3, 2013, in New Orleans. (AP Photo/Marcio Sanchez)
Beyonce performs with Kelly Rowland, left, and Michelle Williams, right, of Destiny's Child, during the halftime show of the NFL Super Bowl XLVII football game between the San Francisco 49ers and the Baltimore Ravens, Sunday, Feb. 3, 2013, in New Orleans. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
Beyonce performs during the halftime show of the NFL Super Bowl XLVII football game between the San Francisco 49ers and the Baltimore Ravens, Sunday, Feb. 3, 2013, in New Orleans. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
Beyonce performs during the halftime show of the NFL Super Bowl XLVII football game between the San Francisco 49ers and the Baltimore Ravens, Sunday, Feb. 3, 2013, in New Orleans. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
Beyonce performs during the halftime show of the NFL Super Bowl XLVII football game between the San Francisco 49ers and the Baltimore Ravens, Sunday, Feb. 3, 2013, in New Orleans. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
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