After months of speculation, the group revealed that they will be taking the stage during the highly anticipated game on February 3rd.
Super Bowl LIII is scheduled to kick off on Sunday, Feb. 3 from Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta, Ga.
AL SHARPTON BLASTS TRAVIS SCOTT FOR SIGNING ON TO PERFORM AT SUPER BOWL HALFTIME SHOW "I back anyone who takes a stand for what they believe in".
Typically one of the most fiercely sought gigs in music, the Super Bowl has this year been the subject of boycott and protest. The organization works to support economic, environmental and criminal justice innovators, according to its website.
Maroon 5 frontman Adam Levine, who is also a host on the NBC musical reality show The Voice, had remained tight-lipped on the rumours of a halftime gig in interviews before the news became official.
"I think he should do what a lot of other major artists have done: say 'I'm not going to participate.' You can't fight against Jim Crow and then go sit in the back of the bus", the 64-year-old activist added. "I am proud to support Dream Corps and the work they do that will hopefully inspire and promote change".
"We are thrilled to hear about this announcement and excited to partner with Travis Scott to close prison doors and open doors of opportunities for all", the tweet read.
Timberlake was eventually forgiven - though not Jackson, who reportedly drew the ire of former CBS CEO Leslie Moonves - and was the headliner a year ago from Minneapolis.