There's only a few more hours until Super Bowl LV -- if you haven't already, it's time to get excited! With a young and exciting Patrick Mahomes against the GOAT Tom Brady, we've got a quarterback matchup for the ages. Best of all? That's not even the only storyline to look forward to! The Kansas City Chiefs versus the Tampa Bay Buccaneers also has an interesting matchup on defense, with two scrappy units that love to fly around on the field and force turnovers. So, what are the details for the Super Bowl? What time is kickoff and which talented performers will be entertaining the country during this highly-anticipated matchup?
From the date and location to the national anthem performer and halftime entertainment, we're going to break down everything you need to know about Super Bowl LV. We will also recap the NFL playoff schedule, and take a step back and look at how the bracket panned out. For some Super Bowl fast facts, click here.
Super Bowl LV is almost here, and you can watch it for free on the CBS Sports App.
How to watch Super Bowl LIV
Date: Feb. 7, 2021
Time: 6:30 p.m. ET
Where: Raymond James Stadium, Tampa
TV: CBS | Stream: FREE on CBSSports.com and the CBS Sports App
How to watch pregame coverage
This year, CBS Sports is offering extensive access to pregame Super Bowl LV coverage.
CBS Sports HQ, the 24/7 streaming sports news network available for free across digital platforms, services and connected devices, will be live from Tampa during the week leading up to CBS Sports' live stream of the game. Beginning Monday, Feb. 1, CBS Sports HQ will deliver on-site programming and reports throughout each day, and on game day will stream live pregame coverage, plus postgame analysis and highlights.
Starting at 2 p.m. ET on Sunday, Feb. 7, CBS Sports' streaming coverage will also be available to viewers across an expanded lineup of platforms and devices, including unauthenticated at CBSSports.com and on the CBS Sports app for OTT devices and services, smart TVs and mobile devices.
You can also watch pregame coverage (listed below) on CBS and CBS All Access.
CBS is providing viewers with seven hours of Super Bowl pregame coverage on Sunday, beginning with That Other Pregame Show (11:30 a.m. ET); followed by NFL Films special, Road to the Super Bowl (Noon, ET); Tony goes to the Super Bowl (1 p.m., ET), The Super Bowl Today (2 p.m., ET) and Super Bowl on CBS Kick-Off Show (6 p.m., ET).
Who will sing the national anthem?
GRAMMY-nominated artists Eric Church and Jazmine Sullivan are set to pair up for the first time to sing the National Anthem as part of Super Bowl LV pregame festivities.
Who will perform at halftime?
The Weeknd will be the Pepsi Super Bowl LV Halftime Show performer.
"We all grow up watching the world's biggest acts playing the Super Bowl and one can only dream of being in that position. I'm humbled, honored and ecstatic to be the center of that infamous stage this year," he said.
Read more about The Weeknd and his upcoming show, here.
'America the Beautiful''
GRAMMY-award winning artist H.E.R will sing "America the Beautiful" at Super Bowl LV. In a short period of time, H.E.R. has accrued over 8 billion combined audio and streams worldwide of the breakthrough projects H.E.R. (RIAA-certified Platinum), I Used To Know Her and hit singles including "Slide," the powerful track and MTV Video Music Awards winning video "I Can't Breathe" and her latest, "Damage."
NFL playoff schedule
Sunday, Jan. 24
Buccaneers 31, Packers 26
Chiefs 38, Bills 24
Saturday, Jan. 16
Packers 32, Rams 18
Bills 17, Ravens 3
Sunday, Jan. 17
Chiefs 22, Browns 17
Buccaneers 30, Saints 20
Super Wild-Card Weekend
Saturday, Jan. 9
Bills 27, Colts 24
Rams 30, Seahawks 20
Buccaneers 31, Washington 23
Sunday, Jan. 10
Ravens 20, Titans 13
Saints 21, Bears 9
Browns 48, Steelers 37