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Maroon 5 donate entire $500,000 Super Bowl fee to children’s charity

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Music band Maroon 5 has donated the entire $500,000 Super Bowl fee to children’s charity.

If you’ve ever watched the Super Bowl you’ll have noticed one thing, it’s about way more than football – trailers dropping, celebrities, of course, the iconic half-time show and charity all come into play when the big day rolls around.

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Maroon 5 donate entire $500,000 Super Bowl fee to children’s charity

This year Maroon 5 recreated one of the most memorable half-time performances of all time, the Spongebob Squarepants ‘Sweet Victory’ song from the Nickelodeon series – and if that wasn’t surprising enough, they had one more surprise in store.

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November 10, 2018 – Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S – Grammy Award winners, MAROON 5, performing at the Philly Fights Cancer Round 4 fund raising event The mission of Philly Fights Cancer is to bring attention, awareness and funding to support the ground breaking clinical trials and transitional research at The Abramson Cancer Center of The University of Pennsylvania The fund raising event was held at the historic Philadelphia Navy Yard in Philadelphia PA (Credit Image: © Ricky Fitchett/ZUMA Wire)

The band have gone and donated $500,000 (£380,000) – their performance fee – to the Big Brothers Big Sisters of America charity.

In an interview with E! The band’s front man, Adam Levine, said:

“Playing the Super Bowl has been a dream of our band for a long time.

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