On February 5th 2017, we’ll be officially watching the biggest sporting event of the National Football league players on Fox. But, this day is not special for them alone. A great portion of America’s population is almost as eager as these players are. Before we move on to find out why, let’s first get some facts straight.

The Super Bowl season is already underway, having started in the summer of 2016. The Super Bowl will be the annual championship game. This year’s Super Bowl will the 51st installment, and the winning team will be officially declared as the league champions. The venue this time is going to be Houston, Texas, where Super Bowl has already been hosted 2 times in the past years. Also, it is not just the games that garner this much attention. The half time show is another high-profile event where some of the biggest and most successful performers showcase their skills and almost drive the audience and people watching from home crazy with excitement. As if these things are not reason enough to be all eager for this event, here are some more:

The Half-Time Show Performer:

In the past, singers such as Beyoncé and Bruno Mars have received a huge applause and a nod from critics for their extraordinary performances during the half-time show. Even Michael Jackson graced the stage during the half-time show to serenade the audience with his out-worldly vocals and dance moves. Others who have been honored with this opportunity include Coldplay¸ Madonna, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Nicki Minaj, Paul McCartney, Missy Elliott, Katy Perry, and many more; you got the gist. Only the best of the best are asked to perform on this day. So naturally, the world went a little bit wild when they heard that Lady Gaga was going to be the star act of Super Bowl 2017 in Houston, Texas.

It Will Be BIG:

It has been revealed that up to millions of people are expected to attend the event this time around. There will be free music, food and drinks, along with games and attractions for the attendees. An event of this magnitude is sure to be good.

There Will Be Other Celebrities As Well:

We might be watching Gaga go gaga from afar, but chances are that you’ll meet Hugh Jackman on the stands as well, alongside many other celebrities. Many A-list stars from Hollywood and celebrities from every part of the world are as much of a fan of the Super Bowl as the next person. Over the years, Kim Kardashian, Kanye West, Beyoncé, Leonardo di Caprio, Karlie Kloss, and endless other big names have been seen arriving at the event.

A Respite after the Disappointing Elections:

Ever since the elections, America has been going through some saddening times, and it looks like things are about to go worse. Super Bowl will be like a shining light among this most despairing time, and even Gaga would like to have a break from that. If you don’t already know, she is not really a fan of the current President.