Justin Timberlake showed up for what the NBC crew insistently called "music's biggest night," and while the former 'N Sync-er's Super Bowl 52 halftime show didn't exactly enter into the pantheon of all-time great halftime performances.
With the game taking place in Minnesota, speculation swirled about whether JT would pay tribute to the state's most famous musical son: Prince, who passed away last year. The Mickey Mouse Club vet did not disappoint, whipping out a version of "I Would Die 4 U," to wild approval, as a gigantic video (not a hologram, at least!) version of the late artist billowed on a curtain behind him.
While the sound quality seemed like it was more "blasting out of blown-out car speakers" than "music's biggest night," the show picked up steam as it went on, with a marching band punching up the latter half of the performance. Despite the screaming fans around the stage, however, reports from inside the stadium were decidedly less enthusiastic: