Swift, accompanied by her boyfriend Travis Kelce, cheered on Kelce’s Kansas City Chiefs as they secured a thrilling victory against the San Francisco 49ers. Among the star-studded audience, Swift was spotted mingling with fellow celebrities including Ice Spice, Lana Del Rey, and Blake Lively. However, it was her encounter with Beatles legend Paul McCartney that stole the spotlight.
Photos captured the pair engaged in conversation, standing together on the stadium stairs as McCartney greeted spectators in Kelce’s camp. Their reunion marked another chapter in their longstanding friendship, which has seen them collaborate musically and share mutual admiration for each other’s work.
Their musical connection dates back to 2015 when they performed “I Saw Her Standing There” and Swift’s chart-topping single “Shake It Off” at Saturday Night Live’s 40th anniversary afterparty. In 2020, they engaged in a candid conversation about their careers in Rolling Stone’s ‘Musicians On Musicians’ series, where McCartney expressed his desire to invite Swift onstage at Glastonbury 2020 for a joint performance of “Shake It Off.”
Meanwhile, the Super Bowl halftime show saw R&B sensation Usher take the stage by storm, accompanied by special guest Alicia Keys. The dynamic performance also featured appearances by H.E.R., who showcased her guitar skills during “U Got It Bad,” and will.i.am for a rendition of “OMG.” The crowd was further energized by Lil Jon’s cameo for “Turn Down For What” before Ludacris joined Usher for a lively performance of their hit collaboration “Yeah!”