Last month, the organizers of Super Bowl announced that Jennifer Lopez and Shakira will be the featured performers in the 2020 Super Bowl halftime show. The NFL, Pepsi and Roc Nation revealed that the two Latina superstars will be headlining the halftime show of NFL’s biggest game of the year scheduled for February 2, 2020, at the Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens, Florida.
Last year, it was Adam Levine’s Maroon 5, Travis Scott and Big Boi who were featured in the Super Bowl halftime show. With this year’s game booked for Miami, it was but obvious that the organizer went with the Latino theme. J-Lo and Shakira have released both English and Spanish hit songs in the past.
Immediately after the announcement, the oddsmakers have opened the early betting lines for the 2020 Super Bowl halftime show prop bets. As of 10/28/19, here are the current and existing bets from BetOnline.ag:
Will Enrique Iglesias Make an Appearance on Stage?
- Yes +2000
- No -3000
By naming J-Lo and Shakira as their primary performers at the Super Bowl halftime show, it’s obvious that the theme would be Latino. But While both have Latino roots, neither is from Miami where the game will be played. Do you remember the criticisms when the Rolling Stones were picked over Motown acts at Super Bowl 40? They added Detroit performers to appease the critics. Now the organizers have said that they will add more acts to give the halftime show more Miami flavor and right now I have the likes of Pitbull or KJ Khaled to join the show. Maybe even Will Smith because of his hit song “Miami”. I don’t see this happening without the legendary Miami Sound Machine or Gloria Estefan at the very least. Enrique Iglesias once toured with J-Lo in 2012 but there are more who will give this show a better Miami flavor.
Prediction: No -3000
Will Jennifer Lopez do the Shakira Hip Shake?
- Yes -160
- No +130
Shakira is most famous for her hip shake and she has a hit song entitled “Hips Don’t Lie” so I don’t think she would do the move she is most popular for. But J-Lo? Oh, she loves to gyrate during performances and she’s a show-off when she’s on stage. There is no better compliment for a performer when the other person she is performing will do what that performers craft. There is no question that J-Lo has the moves and the body to do justice to the Shakira hip shake. I don’t see any reason why she won’t. I mean we all would love to see them do it together, right?
Prediction: Yes -160
Will Jennifer Lopez and Shakira Sing in Spanish?
- Yes -500
- No +300
These are two Latina singers who have a history of singing Spanish songs. Super Bowl 2020 will be held in Miami. Look the NFL made two prominent Latina singers as the front act of the Super Bowl halftime show. There is no way they aren’t singing in Spanish. I think this is a lock.
Prediction: Yes -500
Will Jennifer Lopez And/Or Shakira Have a Wardrobe Malfunction
- Yes +600
- No -1000
The only time I remember a wardrobe malfunction was at Super Bowl 38 when it happened to Janet Jackson. I mean Janet’s career took a tumble after that, or at least I see it that way. Jennifer Lopez and Shakira have long been superstars and long have avoided controversy. I’m sure they know what happened to Janet Jackson and would make sure that doesn’t happen to them in the most-watched halftime show of 2020. Forget if Adam Levine showed off his body by going shirtless at the end of the 2019 Super Bowl halftime show. This is a no for me.
Prediction: No -1000
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Will Jennifer Lopez And/Or Shakira Show Their Cleavage at the Halftime Show?
- J-Lo Only +125
- Shakira Only +150
- Both +200
- Neither +500
Both these ladies have something to show but when you take a look at their concert videos and the MTVs of their songs, it’s J-Lo who loves to flaunt more although we’ve seen Shakira do so before. This is a tough call for me because I’d like to see both display their cleavages and that’s a +200 bet. I think Shakira steps up to the plate and because J-Lo is going to do it, so will she. Even if it’s a +500, I won’t bet on NEITHER because that’s what I don’t want to happen. So year, give me both. This may be the best value bet of all these early prop bets.
Prediction: Both +200
Will Jennifer Lopez Show Her Butt Cleavage?
- Yes -300
- No +200
There have been many rumors about Jennifer Lopez insuring her body parts, specifically her best asset. Well, she denied that during a ride with James Corden’s in the latter’s Car Pool Karaoke back in 2016. But if J-Lo were to do so, I think you would agree with me that she is going to prioritize her butt. I mean that’s her best asset and that’s what she’s most known for. C’mon now, this lady had a hit single titled “Booty” and guess what she emphasized when she announced her Super Bowl 2020 appearance via Twitter? Your guess is as good as mine. I think this one’s a no-brainer.
Prediction: Yes -300
Will Jennifer Lopez and Shakira Kiss?
- Yes +700
- No -1500
This bet may be an aftermath of the Madonna and Britney Spears incident during the 2003 MTV VMA award. But that was a long time ago and these are not two superstars who are craving attention. The only time J-Lo was involved in controversy ( except for her love life ) was when she performed a Motown tribute in this year’s Grammy Awards. Meanwhile, Shakira drew criticism for performing the 2010 FIFA World Cup song when she wasn’t African. For two ladies who have never been known as controversial, this one is a clear no.
Prediction: No -1500