Justin Bieber to headline 100th Grey Cup halftime show next month
The Canadian Football League has announced Justin Bieber as the headline act for the 100th Grey Cup in Toronto on November 25. The Biebs gets top billing on an all-Canadian line-up that includes Mission's Carly Rae Jepsen, Vancouver band Marianas Trench, and folk-rock icon Gordon Lightfoot.
"We are absolutely thrilled to unveil an All-Canadian, All-Star line-up that features the biggest pop star in the world, the woman who gave us one of the biggest songs ever, one of the hottest young bands in the country, an iconic balladeer, a rock and roll legend, and one of this country's leading entertainers," CFL commissioner Mark Cohon said in a statement released on Saturday (October 27). "This array of stars will command a huge and diverse audience, entertaining our most loyal fans and attracting new ones to our game's greatest showcase. It spans genres and generations. And it's quintessentially Canadian and undoubtedly world class, at the same time."
The CFL has also announced Burton Cummings and Johnny Reid as the musical acts for the pregame festivities at Rogers Centre.