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There might not have been any dancing sharks, but the Super Bowl 50 half-time show still rocked San Francisco’s Levi’s Stadium.

Coldplay opened the show in style. Chris Martin and his bedazzled jean jacket welcomed Super Bowl 50 fans onto the field with “Viva La Vida” followed by “Paradise.”

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After a slightly anti-climatic opening, Bruno Mars and Mark Ronson took over the performance to liven things up with “Uptown Funk.”

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A drum line introduced Beyonce and her backup dancers, who absolutely killed it on the field dance with her new song, “Formation.” At one point, there seemed to be a dance off building between Beyonce and Bruno Mars, but sadly, there was no battle between “Uptown Funk” and “Crazy in Love.”

Beyonce danced her face off, but she did stumble once on stage. In a small slip up, Beyonce nearly fell over in the middle of her dance, but the super star managed to catch herself by hopping backward instead. In heels!

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The show ended with a touching tribute to 50 years of Super Bowl half time shows set to Coldplay’s “Up & Up.”

The fan consensus seems to be that Beyonce stole the show, while Coldplay and Bruno Mars was a nice back up to their crazy dance and music numbers.

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Beyonce didn’t just steal the show on the field, she also used this Super Bowl appearance to announce the launch of her “Formation” world tour. Less than 10 minutes later, her website crashed due to excessive traffic from fans trying to buy tickets.

Posted by:Lindsay MacDonald

Lindsay MacDonald is a Los Angeles based entertainment reporter with an affinity for CW superheroes. She graduated from Pepperdine University with a major in Media Studies and a borderline unhealthy obsession with TV in 2012. She would much rather spend the day binge-watching ‘The Flash’ or sorting ‘Game of Thrones’ characters into Hogwarts houses than venturing outdoors. TV words to live by: “Never ignore coincidence. Unless, of course, you’re busy. In which case, always ignore coincidence.”