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Michael Jackson, 1993: The superstar's performance of “Billie Jean” marked the start of the blockbuster halftime show era. He concluded with "Heal the World" surrounded by 3,500 youngsters, as a blow-up globe deployed on the 50 yard line.(Credit: AP)

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Super Bowl halftime shows: Most memorable of all time

Last year's fleeting Destiny's Child reunion and 2004's epic wardrobe malfunction may still be top-of-mind, but long before Beyoncé and Janet Jackson took the Super Bowl stage, artists like Michael Jackson and Diana Ross set the bar high for the halftime show -- turning NFL's biggest game into a must-watch event even for non-football fans. Take a look back at some of the most unforgettable performances, for better or for worse.