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Maroon 5 confirm Super Bowl Halftime 2019 gig

Press Trust of India  |  Los Angeles 

are set to headline the LIII in 2019, the music group confirmed.

The band made through a video montage of them -- both on stage and off stage -- which was posted on their official account Sunday.

They captioned the clip: "#SBLIII".

The that has been locked by the organisers broke last September but they were unavailable for a comment.

and will also be part of the

The marquee event for the (NFL) has been in the eye of storm regarding players kneeling during the playing of national anthem in a peaceful protest against police brutality and racial inequality.

Case in point being who has not played since 2016 and last year filed a grievance against the league and its owners, accusing them of colluding to keep him off the field.

In October, urged to pull out from the in an attempt to support Kaepernick. Artistes such as Rihanna, and Pink also turned down the offer to headline the show.

Fronted by Adam Levine, the group will perform at the in Atlanta, on February 3.

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First Published: Mon, January 14 2019. 10:45 IST