Sports and pop culture have never blended together as seamlessly as they did when the 1985 Chicago Bears released the “Super Bowl Shuffle” months in advance of Super Bowl XX.
From the New York Giants to the Cleveland Browns, teams tried to duplicate the cultural phenomenon the “Shuffle” became. Unfortunately, none could match the awesomeness (yes that is a word) that Jim McMahon, Walter Payton, Richard Dent, Wilber Marshall and Kevin Butler brought to America’s television screens.
Music and football, you see, are now forever linked.
With that in mind, let’s look at the 10 best Billboard No. 1 song of the year/Super Bowl champion combinations during the last 26 years.