Gwen Stefani and husband Blake Shelton make live debut of new single Purple Irises during Super Bowl LVIII TikTok Tailgate
- Stefani performed classic hits from her career as a solo artist and No Doubt
- The celebrity couple released their Purple Irises two days earlier
- Shelton has been open about being a longtime NFL fan over the years
Gwen Stefani and Blake Shelton are among the swarms of A-list celebrities who attended Super Bowl LVIII in Las Vegas.
By the time kick-off arrived, the celebrity couple were seen sitting together in one of the suites with a few other people who appeared to be friends.
The duo were not only on hand to watch all the high-flying action on the gridiron, they also took part in the pre-game festivities, performing their brand new single Purple Irises during the #TikTokTailgate.
Stefani also performed some classics from her career with No Doubt and as a solo artist that included I’m Just a Girl and Hollaback Girl, according to People.
While on stage, the mother of three was decked out in a white, black and pale pink ensemble that resembled open chops, along with her signature platinum blonde locks pulled into a high ponytail.
Blake Shelton (47) and his wife Gwen Stefani (54) were among the slew of A-list celebrities who attended Super Bowl LVIII between the San Francisco 49ers and Kansas City Chiefs at Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas on Sunday.
Once Shelton made it on stage for his duet with his wife, the country crooner, he was dressed in simple black pants and a button-down shirt with cowboy boots.
Just two days earlier, the couple dropped the lovey-dovey track, which appears to reflect on their relationship.
The lyrics in the new song include: ‘But if someone comes along and tries / Love you like I do / Don’t know what I’ll do / Don’t want to lose you,’ she sings, later adding: “No, I’ve never known such a love. Now we pick / Purple irises.’
After the show, the pair both shared a series of photos on their respective Instagram pages, along with a message from the Sweet Escape star.
‘ahhh #TikTokTailgate what an amazing experience!!! “I had so much fun singing and dancing with you and performing Purple Irises with @blakeshelton for the first time,” she wrote. ‘WHAT!! thanks @nfl + @tiktok 🙂 now let’s play some football.
Shelton and Stefani could be seen chatting, laughing and shouting as they were animated by all the action on the field.
Stefani appears to have changed from her stage attire for a simpler and more casual look in a green and blue jacket over a white top.
As for the Nobody But You singer, he appears to be still dressed in his black monochromatic look.
The duo were animated as they watched all the action on the gridiron from their suite
Shelton and Stefani shared a moment during the match when their eyes met for a moment
Stefani changed performance ensemble into a more relaxed and comfortable outfit
During a short break in all the action, the celebrity couple posed together
The duo released their new single Purple Irises two days earlier
The Kansas City Chiefs have now won three championships in the past five years with the Kelce-Mahomes tandem leading the way, and back-to-back titles
The couple both shared images from their performance at #TikTokTailgate
The I’m Just A Girl star stunned in her open chaps ensemble of white, black and pale pink
Stefani also sang some of her classic hits like Hollaback Girl and I’m Just A Girl during the pregame festivities in Las Vegas
The couple was also sent into the backstage area with a group of friends and performers
Stefani and Shelton previously teamed up for their country collaborations on the number one singles Nobody But You and Happy Anywhere, and the 2017 holiday hit You Make It Feel Like Christmas.
In the end, the Kansas City Chiefs clinched an overtime victory over the San Francisco 49ers with a dramatic three-yard touchdown pass to Mecole Hardman Jr. to win 25-22.
Kansas City has now won two Super Bowls in a row and three in the past five years with quarterback Patrick Mahomes and tight end Travis Kelce.
They are the first NFL team to repeat as Super Bowl champions in 19 years.