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FILE - In this March 11, 2014 file photo, Coldplay performs at the iTunes Festival during the SXSW Music Festival in Austin, Texas. Coldplay will perform at the Pepsi Super Bowl 50 Halftime Show on CBS Sunday, Feb. 7, 2016, the NFL announced on Thursday, Dec. 3, 2015.

LOS ANGELES — Coldplay is headlining the Super Bowl halftime show.

The game is set for Feb. 7 at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, California. The British rock band, which is releasing a new album Friday, will perform during halftime of the Super Bowl, according to a person familiar with the production who asked for anonymity because they were not authorized to discuss the matter.

The NFL is due to announce the halftime performer Thursday night during the prime-time matchup between the Detroit Lions and Green Bay Packers.