World-renowned music producer DJ Tiesto has pulled out of performing on the Super Bowl due to an undisclosed household matter.
Tiesto, who has repeatedly been named the very best DJ on the planet throughout his 40-year profession, had been anticipated to heat up the group earlier than kick-off and carry out all through the sport between the San Francisco 49ers and the Kansas City Chiefs in Las Vegas on Sunday.
However, the 55-year-old wrote on social media on Thursday that he’ll miss the match as he wanted to return residence.
The Dutch DJ, whose actual title is Tijs Verwest, wrote on X: “It was a tough decision to miss the game, but family always comes first.”
The Grammy winner didn’t present particulars concerning the emergency. He married mannequin Annika Backes in 2019 and the couple have two youngsters.
His performances scheduled for Friday night in New York and Saturday night in Las Vegas – the place the Super Bowl is being held – haven’t been cancelled, in response to his web site.
Tiesto mentioned in his message he might want to return residence “on Sunday”.
The Dutchman beforehand carried out on the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens and on the Las Vegas Grand Prix.
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American DJ Ryan Raddon, higher generally known as Kaskade, will substitute Tiesto throughout Sunday’s recreation.
He wrote on social media he was “beyond excited” for the chance.
R&B singer Usher will headline the halftime present whereas Reba McEntire will sing the US nationwide anthem.
The Super Bowl is the largest recreation in American soccer and is without doubt one of the most-watched TV occasions within the US every year.
It has gained much more consideration this yr, since Kansas City’s tight finish Travis Kelce started courting pop star Taylor Swift.
Swift is because of play in Tokyo on Saturday, however final week, the Japanese Embassy in Washington DC put out a press release reassuring followers the 34-year-old singer will make it to Nevada in time to see her associate play.