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Here Are All the Stars Who've Performed at Super Bowl Halftime More Than Once

Bruno Mars, Red Hot Chili Peppers
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Bruno Mars performs with Anthony Kiedis and Flea of the Red Hot Chili Peppers during the Pepsi Super Bowl XLVIII Halftime Show at MetLife Stadium on Feb. 2, 2014 in East Rutherford, New Jersey.

Super Bowl LV is just days away, with The Weeknd set to take the stage for the halftime performance. However, unlike performers in years past, the "Blinding Lights" star has said he won't have any special guests join him.

"I've been reading a lot of rumors," the singer told the NFL Network. "There wasn't any room to fit it in the narrative and the story I was telling in the performance. So, there's no special guests, no."

While this will be The Weeknd's first time on the Super Bowl stage, past halftime performances featured a number of repeat performers, including Justin Timberlake, Gloria Estefan, Beyoncé and more.

Check below for six artists who have performed at the halftime show multiple times. (Note: We're considering halftime shows in the modern era, since New Kids on the Block first took the show in a pop direction in 1991. Sorry, Grambling State University Marching Band and Up With People.)

Gloria Estefan: 1992, 1995 & 1999
The Latin music superstar has the distinction of being the first artist to hit the Super Bowl stage three times (one more performer has since joined her elite club; see his entry below). In 1992, she performed in a Winter Olympics salute with figure skaters Dorothy Hamill and Brian Boitano; in 1995, she hit the stage with Miami Sound Machine as part of Disney's Indiana Jones-themed halftime; and in 1999, she represented for "salsa" in a "Celebration of Soul, Salsa & Swing" alongside Stevie Wonder, Big Bad Voodoo Daddy and Savion Glover.

Stevie Wonder: 1994 & 1999

Before taking the stage with Estefan, Wonder joined Clint Black, Tanya Tucker, Travis Tritt and Wynonna Judd onstage for the 1994 halftime show's finale. Ashley Judd, Lisa Hartman Black, The Georgia Satellites, Joe Namath, Elijah Wood and Charlie Daniels also hit the stage to perform a group rendition of The Judds' "Love Can Build a Bridge."

Justin Timberlake: 2001, 2004 & 2018 
Timberlake has an infamous history with the Super Bowl, ever since he took his "Rock Your Body" lyric "bet I'll have you naked by the end of this song" a little too literally during Janet Jackson's halftime show back in 2004. But that wasn't his only visit to the Big Game. He's now been on the stage three times, just like Estefan: when his *NSYNC bandmates headlined along with Aerosmith in 2001 and when he rocked his very own headlining set in 2018.

Nelly: 2001 & 2004
Save for his one solo run at "Hot in Herre" in 2004, Nelly mostly served as part of the ensemble in these two star-studded years. In addition to Janet and Justin, P. Diddy and Kid Rock also hit the stage in '04.

Bruno Mars: 2014 & 2016

After Mars headlined the Super Bowl XLVIII halftime show, he crashed Coldplay's set two years later, delivering his high-energy smash hit "Uptown Funk" before Beyoncé and Chris Martin joined him to end the performance together.

Beyonce: 2013 & 2016

Like Mars, Beyoncé appeared during Coldplay's 2016 show to perform her just-released anthem "Formation." In 2013, she cranked out the hits and reunited Destiny's Child for her own Super Bowl XLVII halftime show performance.