Calvin Harris Reveals Why He Didn't Perform With Rihanna At The Super Bowl

10 March 2023, 10:34 | Updated: 9 February 2024, 17:35

Calvin Harris on Rihanna's Super Bowl performance
Calvin Harris on Rihanna's Super Bowl performance. Picture: station owned

By Fiona Hayward

The dJ had been the bookies favourite to make an appearance with the We Found Love singer...

Calvin Harris & Ellie Goulding joined Capital Breakfast following the release of their new collab, Miracle.

This is the third track the pair have worked on together, over a decade after their hit song, I Need Your Love.

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On the topic of collabs, Chris had to ask Calvin about the rumours that had circulated Rihanna's Super Bowl performance.

Calvin Harris joined Capital Breakfast
Calvin Harris joined Capital Breakfast. Picture: Station owned

Asking why he hadn't made an appearance, Chris said: “You were bookies favourite at the Super Bowl, didn’t fancy it?”

Responding, Calvin revealed he hadn't ever been asked: “Well obviously the offer didn’t come in... she played two songs that I produced. That was good enough for me.”

Calvin Harris & Ellie Goulding
Calvin Harris & Ellie Goulding. Picture: Station owned

Despite being snubbed, Calvin then joked he would have felt awkward joining her on stage: "What would i be doing? I’d be miming playing a CDJ."

Continuing: "There’s places where i should not go and onstage with Rihanna at the Super Bowl is one of them places."

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