The Super Bowl, America's most hotly anticipated annual sporting event, was just as exciting as ever. Catch up on the amazing highlights...
The Super Bowl – one of the most exciting events in America’s sporting calendar – marked another incredible year last night, with Bruno Mars owning the half time stage.
Never one to shy away from a spectacular show, Bruno Mars spiced up the stage with the help of the Red Hot Chilli Peppers, getting the crowd riled up and ready for a fierce second half.
And, as America got set to celebrate the big weekend, everyone was throwing a party. Effortlessly chic fashionista and sister of the half time Queen, Solange Knowles, partied with Nelly, Estelle and America’s hottest playmates at the Playboy Super Bowl Party on Friday, while Robin Thicke and Kellan Lutz added a little handsome to the ESPN pre-party.
Check out the best bits from the sporting weekend…
Queen Latifah put her lungs to good effect on the stage as she belts out ‘America The Beautiful’ to kick off the Super Bowl.
Kevin Costner and wife Christine BaumGartner get romantic on the side lines as they enjoy a night out at the MetLife Stadium.
Russel Wilson, Seattle Seahawk’s quarterback, weilds the trophey as the Seahawks take victory over the Denver Broncos on Sunday night.
Bruno Mars put on a spectacular half time show, delivering hit after hit from his repertoire, including Treasure and Locked Out Of Heaven.
Draft Day co-stars Denis Leary and Jennifer Garner are reunited at the Super Bowl game on Sunday evening, following a press conference to promote the film on Friday night.
Sports fan Hugh Jackman enjoyed a night out at the MetLife Stadium for the Denver Broncos vs Seattle Seahawks game, sharing his excitement on Instagram.
Bruno Mars lit up the stage as he performed in a high-shine gold jacket and his signature skinny tie and shirt combo.
Bruno Mars showed off all of his musical talents on the stage, coordinating a metallic green drum kit with his gold ensemble.
The MetLife stadium was the subject of much celeb excitement as Miranda Kerr and High Jackman were among the famous fans Instagramming the sight.
Mitt Romney was joined by his wife Ann as the pair walked the red carpet for the high profile game.
Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll was the victim of an unfortunate Gatorade prank as the team cover him in the neon-coloured power drink.
Actor Jamie Foxx kept a low profile at the game in a black puffa jacket with a dark hoodie underneath.
Bruno Mars was this year’s half time performer, singing in front of 100m viewers – a great start to 2014.
Kevin Bacon brought Hollywood to the American football game, keeping it casual in jeans and a dark, long-line jacket.
Terry Crews and Andy Sandberg made an appearance at the game, with Crews opting for a more formal ensemble with a waistcoat and tie beneath his thick overcoat.
Kevin Costner and Christine Baumgartner looked comfortable on the red carpet as they paired up for a few snaps at the red carpet photocall.
Harry Conick Jr came out in support of the Denver Broncos, only to be disappointed by the Seahawks’ win.
Joanna Krupa hosted one of the weekend’s many pre-game parties, looking gorgeous in an open back red dress.
Debby Harry performed at the Super Bowl Boulevard at the weekend, wearing a long fur coat to perform with her band.
Solange Knowles added a touch of sophistication to the Playboy Super Bowl Party at the Bud Light Lounge, wearing her hair bobbed and her lipstick bright.
Nelly enjoyed the company of playmates at the Bud Light Lounge on Friday night, celebrating the high profile sporting weekend.
Solange looked effortlessly chic, teaming her blue jeans with metallic sandals, and layering a draped black jacket over her tailored blazer.
The playmates honour GB with matching Union Jack bunny costumes and headbands.
The Playmates dressed up the Bud Light Lunge on Friday Night with coordinating pastel bunny costumes.
Jamie Chung opted for a classically beautiful red carpet look at the ESPN Super Bowl Party. She left her tressed toussled and her make-up barely-there.
Estelle party hopped over the Super Bowl weekend making an appearance at ESPN’s pre-game bash and the Playboy event.
Robin Thicke donned his characteristic black suit and shades for the ESPN party, showing he’s still the life and soul.
Kellan Lutz brought a touch of sophistication to the ESPN Super Bowl Party wearing a buttoned down navy shirt and some rugged facial hair.
Evander Holyfield popped over the ESPN party after enjoying the Super Bowl celebrations with the Playmates earlier in the evening.
Estella looked petite in a black mini dress with shoulder detail, completing her look with some thigh high black boots.