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Super Bowl Show Prompts Diva Wars

Feb 4, 2013

Jon Bream

Lady Gaga

On Sunday night, Beyonce will rock the Super Bowl. We know she has powerful pipes (even if she’s lip -syncing) and can dazzle with her dance moves. But how does she stack up against Lady Gaga, Pink and Rihanna, other big-voiced, big-spectacle pop divas coming to St. Paul this winter?

Beyonce Age: 31 See her: Sunday at the Super Bowl What sets her apart from the others? Her stable home life. Her guy: Hip-hop mogul Jay-Z. No. 1 pop songs: 5 U.S. albums sold: 13 million Lip syncs: Indeed Cause: Childhood obesity In one word: Fierce

Lady Gaga Age: 26 See her: Wednesday at Xcel Energy Center What sets her apart from the others? She's hypercreative. Her guy: Actor Taylor Kinney No. 1 pop songs: 3 U.S. albums sold: 7 million Lip syncs: Some Cause: Anti-bullying In one word: Crazy

Pink Age: 33 See her: March 19 at Xcel What sets her apart from the others? She's a physical daredevil. Her guy: Motocross star Carey Hart No. 1 pop songs: 3 U.S. albums sold: 13 million Lip syncs: Only when she's upside down Cause: PETA In one word: Daring

Rihanna Age: 24 See her: March 24 at Xcel What sets her apart from the others? She's too hot for prime time. Her guy: R&B star Chris Brown. No. 1 pop songs: 10 U.S. albums sold: 9 million Lip syncs: Yes Cause: Terminally ill kids In one word: Unapologetic



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