Performing a few bars of OutKast's "The Way You Move", the rapper became another light in the dark - but his time as King of the halftime show was also short-lived.
Maroon 5 ran through some of their biggest career hits, including earlier songs like "Harder to Breathe" (2002), "This Love" (2002), and "She Will Be Loved" (2002), and more recent ones like "Moves Like Jagger" (2010) and "Sugar" (2014).
Scott performed with Maroon 5.
Each transition during the halftime show didn't feel smooth, and Big Boi appearing on top of a vehicle in a thick mink coat added to the bizarreness of the night.
Watch the full performance, here.
Let's hope you weren't banking on Maroon 5 to salvage a surprisingly tiresome Super Bowl (or is it a Punt Bowl?).
Cardi B for Super Bowll LIV anyone? Kaepernick has filed a lawsuit agains the NFL, claiming that they tried to lock him out from league after he repeatedly kneeled during pre-game playings of the USA national anthem as a protest against police brutality towards African Americans.
"Just annoyed with this ridiculous goddamn double standard of sexualizing women in public life in every conceivable context", she said. Timberlake previously performed in an infamous guest spot during Janet Jackson's 2004 Superbowl show, where he intentionally revealed her nipple by tearing off part of her costume.
The sportsman made headlines previous year with his refusal to stand for the National Anthem, in a protest against police brutality and institutional racism.
She scored a touchdown with her rendition of "The Star-Spangled Banner": The legend's voice shined brightly as she hit all the right notes ahead of the big game between the New England Patriots and the Los Angeles Rams.
Before Knight performed, the R&B sister duo Chloe x Halle sang "America the attractive".
But that did little to mollify critics, some of whom wanted the lead musician at Atlanta's Mercedes-Benz stadium to be from Atlanta, now acknowledged as a hub for hip-hop and rap groups.
Viewers were taking to social media to flag that CBS had had to censor so much of Scott's rapping, that it felt as though "half" of it was bleeped - prompting some to even ask why they invited the star along in the first place, given the nature of his material.
"We thank the universe for this historic opportunity to play on the world's biggest stage", he wrote.