Largest TV audience for a Super Bowl half-time performance
Who
Katy Perry, Super Bowl XLIX
What
118500000 people
Where
United States (Glendale)
When
The half-time show at Super Bowl XLIX, starring Katy Perry and featuring guest appearances by Lenny Kravitz and Missy Elliott (all USA), was watched by an average US TV audience of 118.5 million people on the NBC network. The seven-song show, which included the Perry favourites "Roar", "Dark Horse" and "I Kissed a Girl", attracted a larger average TV audience than the game itself (a Super Bowl record 114.4 million viewers), contested by the New England Patriots and the Seattle Seahawks at University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, Arizona, USA, on 1 February 2015. Bruno Mars and Red Hot Chili Peppers held the previous record, with an average of 115.3 million viewers for their half-time show at Super Bowl XLVIII (2014).

The full set list for Perry's half-time show was: "Roar", "Dark Horse", "I Kissed a Girl" (featuring Lenny Kravitz), "Teenage Dream", "California Gurls", "Get UR Freak On"/"Work It"/"Lose Control" (medley, featuring Missy Elliott) and "Firework".

Variety reported that NBC Sports Live Extra's live stream to desktops and tablets set Super Bowl records for "average viewers per minute (800,000), concurrent users (1.3 million) and total minutes (213 million)", according to Adobe Analytics.

The NBC TV audience for Super Bowl XLIX peaked at 120.8 million in the game's fourth quarter. The Patriots won the game by 28 points to 24.

Nielsen have been tracking half-time show figures at the Super Bowl since 1991, when New Kids on the Block took to the stage during Super Bowl XXV.