KC Chiefs announce Nelly will be halftime performer Sunday

Drum honoree will be former DE Neil Smith
Rapper Nelly released after being accused of sexual assault on tour bus
Posted at 10:28 AM, Jan 21, 2022
and last updated 2022-01-21 11:28:45-05

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Kansas City Chiefs announced Friday that three-time Grammy award-winning rapper Nelly will be Sunday's halftime performer when the Chiefs take on the Buffalo Bills.

Another Grammy award winning performer, Judith Hill, will sing the national anthem, and the Kansas City, Missouri, Fire Department will present the colors.

The national anthem will be followed by a B-2 flyover from the 509th Bomb Wing at Whiteman Air Force Base.

The parking lots at the stadium will open at 1 p.m., and gates will open at 3:30 p.m. The Ford Tailgate District in Lot M will open at 1:30 p.m.

Sunday's drum honoree will be former Chiefs defensive end Neil Smith.

Kickoff is scheduled for 5:40 p.m. on GEHA Field at Arrowhead Stadium.