By Kevin Rutherford,

You’re gonna hear Katy Perry roar over the rahs of a Super Bowl crowd.

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The singer will headline the Super Bowl XLIX halftime show, Billboard reports.

Perry will perform at the show for the first time. She had been speculated as a potential performer since August, along with Coldplay and Rihanna.

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Her appointment comes as interesting, since last week, as Billboard points out, she told ESPN’s College GameDay that she’s “not the kind of girl who would pay to play the Super Bowl.”

And yet that’s what the NFL was reportedly asking for in 2015 – a pay-to-perform format to go with one of the biggest and most coveted stages in all of entertainment.

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