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Bruno Mars and Red Hot Chili Peppers perform at half-time

Bruno Mars and the Red Hot Chili Peppers performed at half-time of Super Bowl XLVIII where Seattle Seahawks are currently enjoying a comfortable lead over the Denver Broncos.

Bruno Mars performs during the during the half-time show in Super Bowl XLVIII. Credit: Jim O'Connor-USA TODAY Sports
The Red Hot Chili Peppers perform during the half-time show. Credit: REUTERS/Ray Stubblebine

Seattle Seahawks take early lead in Super Bowl XLVIII

The Seattle Seahawks have taken an early lead against the Denver Broncos in Super Bowl XLVIII.

The Seahawks are currently ahead by 15-0.

Denver Broncos are led onto the field by their mascot Thunder. Credit: REUTERS/Carlo Allegri
Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson is pushed out of bounds. Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports
Fireworks explode over the MetLife Stadium in New Jersey. Credit: REUTERS/Carlo Allegri


Denver Broncos get ready to take on Seattle Seahawks

NFL teams Denver Broncos and the Seattle Seahawks are preparing to do battle in New York in tonight's Super Bowl which kick offs at 23:30 GMT.

Paul Allen, the owner of the Seattle Seahawks tweeted this picture of his team warming up for the match

New Yorkers get ready for Super Bowl XLVIII

Fans hold up posters as they gather along "Super Bowl Boulevard" in Manhattan. Credit: Reuters

Millions of Americans are getting ready to watch the Denver Broncos take on the Seattle Seahawks in the Super Bowl.

The biggest sporting event in the United States will be watched by over 100 million people worldwide when it kicks off at 23:30 GMT.

With New York hosting the match, it is the first Super Bowl to be held outdoors in one of the colder states.

Bruno Mars and the Red Hot Chilli Peppers will perform at the half-time show.