Then, moments into the third quarter, nearly half the lights in the Superdome lost power, causing a delay of game.
Viewers quickly turned to Twitter to give their reaction to #Beyonce's performance, along with speculation as to what may have caused the power failure.
Sasha fierce wore them lights out! #Beyonce— Flat Girl Problems (@Flatgrlprobz) February 4, 2013
I don't really even care bout the game anymore. I want more #beyoncé— Kenny Miller (@kennymill28) February 4, 2013
Let us all give thanks that the power outage didn't happen during the half time show. #beyonce— Wyn Wiley (@hashtagwynning) February 4, 2013
Beyonces performance was too electrifying. #poweroutage— Dylan Barker (@iDylanBarker) February 4, 2013
Beyonce really shut it down 😂 #poweroutage— Morgan Nicole (@molavv14) February 4, 2013