Bruno Mars Garners Great Reviews for Super Bowl Halftime Show

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The singer takes on double duty on the most recent episode.
There was much skepticism regarding the NFL choosing Bruno Mars to lead their halftime show during the 2014 Super Bowl, but thanks to some amazing showmanship and an appearance from the Red Hot Chili Peppers, Bruno proved to be an act to be reckoned with.

Here is a sampling of some of the reviews for Bruno’s Super Bowl halftime show.

Even one of the football commentators came out and said “There were a lot of doubters.” Once Mars was done, though, doubters should have been few. — Time magazine

Bruno Mars brought dynamism and an old-fashioned sense of showmanship to his Super Bowl blow-out. — New York Daily News

On the heels of Beyoncé’s killer Super Bowl Halftime performance last year, the “Locked Out of Heaven” crooner had big shoes to fill in terms of this year’s show, but the talented musician certainly held his own. — E! Online

As the featured act of this year’s halftime show, was Bruno Mars really up to the job of entertaining a television audience of approximately 100 million people? The answer, it turned out, was yes. — LA Times

Mars, 28, took his high-powered live show to Super Bowl halftime, creating what felt like an intimate show in the arena in East Rutherford, N.J., and supersizing it in what has become a defining moment for those who preceded him on the list of halftime performers in the big game. – Washington Post

Watch highlights from the halftime performance below and make sure to launch the gallery to check out pics from the show.