Andrew Hampp

Billboard Senior Branding Correspondent

Andrew Hampp is Billboard’s senior branding correspondent. Previously, he was a media reporter and L.A. Bureau chief at Advertising Age and has also contributed to Crain’s New York Business, The Columbus Dispatch and The Hollywood Reporter.

Bruno Mars and the Red Hot Chili Peppers Perform at Super Bowl XLVIII on Feb. 2, 2014 in New Jersey

Super Bowl Halftime Pay-to-Play Reports: Grammys Producer Weighs In

The NFL is making headlines this week for supposed pay-to-play negotiations with finalists for the 2015 Super Bowl halftime show, reported to involve Katy Perry, Coldplay and Rihanna. Ongoing negotiations notwithstanding, at least one veteran TV producer is questioning the halftime show's overall value to artists.
Bruno Mars and the Red Hot Chili Peppers Perform at Super Bowl XLVIII on Feb. 2, 2014 in New Jersey

Super Bowl Halftime Pay-to-Play Reports: Grammys Producer Ken Ehrlich Weighs In

The NFL is making headlines this week for supposed pay-to-play negotiations with finalists for the 2015 Super Bowl halftime show, reported to involve Katy Perry, Coldplay and Rihanna. Ongoing negotiations notwithstanding, at least one veteran TV producer is questioning the halftime show's overall value to artists.

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