The Weeknd has ceased speculation that its Super Bowl LV halftime show will have surprise guests. “I’ve read a lot of rumors … I wouldn’t bet on them,” he told sports caster Kay Adams in a new interview for the NFL Network. “There was no room to put it in the narrative, in the story I was telling in the performance. So yes. There are no special guests. “Check out the interview clip below.

Lots of people have speculated on whether or not any of his former employees would join the Weeknd on Sunday night – a list of names that include Nicki Minaj, Kendrick Lamar, Travis Scott, SZA, Lil Uzi Vert, and others. The most common rumor was that the Weeknd might be joined by the elusive French duo Daft Punk, who worked with the artist on his 2016 LP Starboy.