Gaga focused on her biggest hits including "Born This Way", which is about inclusion, and "Bad Romance".

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news Super Bowl Monday, February 06, 2017 - 19:51

Singer Lady Gaga delivered a power-packed performance during her Super Bowl 51 halftime show at Houston's NRG stadium, diving into Super Bowl history.

Gaga opened the half-time show with a poignant medley of "God Bless America" and "This land is your land", an alternative national anthem and a subtle dig at the Trump administration.

This wasn't missed by one viewer- Hillary Clinton.

The former Presidential candidate, who lost out to Trump in the Presidential elections, tweeted her praise for Gaga.

"I'm one of 100 million Super Bowl fans that just went Gaga for the Lady, and her message to all of us," she tweeted.

Gaga performed without a single special guest performer and focused on her biggest hits including "Born This Way", which is about inclusion, and "Bad Romance".

During the show, 300 drones were seen "dancing", "ducking and dodging over the Houston skyline, transforming from stars to a fluttering flag," Wired reported.

The singer reportedly had to obtain clearance from the Federal Aviation Administration as the agency has put a ban on drones at or near the stadium.

While her performance was praised by most, some thought she was playing it safe with the subtle political undertones.

Ahead of her performance, Gaga, who is also vocal about LGBTQ and women's rights, had said, "The only statements that’ll be making during the halftime show are the ones that I have been consistently making throughout my career. I believe in a passion for inclusion. I believe in the spirit of equality and the spirit of this country. It’s one of love and compassion and kindness. So my performance will uphold those philosophies."

Twitter though went crazy over her performance which was watched by over a 100 million viewers in the US.

"There were 2.2 million tweets about the #PepsiHalftime show during the 20-minute live performance; counting the 20 minutes before and 10 minutes following the show, there were 5.1 million tweets about #Gaga's performance, and Lady Gaga was mentioned on Twitter 2.1 million times between 7:50 and 8:40 p.m. EST.," Forbes reported.

In a dramatic exit, Gaga first dropped her microphone and then jumped off the stage onto the field holding a football.

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