ESSENCE Poll: Who Is Your Favorite Super Bowl Performer of All Time?

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With so much hype surrounding this year's Super Bowl performances, we have to know who's your all-time favorite?

The Super Bowl has always been the crown jewel of American sports. Sponsors spend millions of dollars for seconds of air time, and the NFL goes to great lengths to secure the best performers for the National Anthem and halftime show.

This year is no different, with at least one Super Bowl ad already making headlines, and Beyoncé's upcoming performance being more talked about than the actual game itself.

But what about years past? The Super Bowl has seen some pretty interesting and controversial moments since its inception in 1966. Over time, a number of high-profile performers and rockers graced the gridiron for a 12-minute, action-packed show, including the Rolling Stones, Stevie Wonder, Patti LaBelle, Michael Jackson and more.

Join us in taking a trip down memory lane. We want to know who is your favorite halftime performer of all time? If you don't see your favorite, mention them in the comments.

Who is your favorite Super Bowl halftime performer of all time?
Madonna in 2012
Black Eyed Peas in 2011
Janet Jackson and Justin Timberlake in 2004
Prince in 2007
Diana Ross in 1996
Michael Jackson in 1993
Total votes: 401

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