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Sorry America, Adele Says She Won't Perform at the Super Bowl

"They did ask me, but I did say no"

Kaitlin Thomas

Just like that guy from High School Musical 2, the Grammy- and Academy Award-winning Adele does not dance, and that's one of the reasons you won't be seeing the "Hello" singer perform during the halftime show at the Super Bowl in 2017.

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"First of all, I'd like to tell you I'm not doing the Super Bowl," she told a sold-out crowd Saturday at the Staples Center in Los Angeles (as seen in the video above). "I mean, come on, that show is not about music. And I don't really -- I don't dance or anything like that. They were very kind: They did ask me, but I did say no."

Well, she's not wrong.

And at least they can say that they tried.

Super Bowl 51 is scheduled for Sunday, Feb. 5, 2017 on Fox.