Black Eyed Peas: Halftime Gig a "Dream Come True"

From left, Taboo, Fergie, will.i.am and apl.de.ap of the Black Eyed Peas attend a press conference at the Super Bowl XLV media center on February 3, 2011 in Dallas, Texas. The Black Eyed Peas will perform during the Bridgestone Super Bowl XLV halftime show on Feb. 6, 2011, at Cowboys Stadium in Arlington. Scott Halleran/Getty Images

Taboo, Fergie, will.i.am and apl.de.ap of the Black Eyed Peas attend a press conference at the Super Bowl XLV media center on February 3, 2011 in Dallas, Texas.
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NEW YORK (CBS/AP) Even the Black Eyed Peas said they're excited and honored to give the halftime performance at Sunday's Super Bowl - but they're keeping details of the performance under wraps.

"We're not allowed to give away the set list, but it will be packed with energy - what the Black Eyed Peas bring," band member Fergie said at a news conference in Dallas on Thursday.

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"We want everybody to have a good time and just dance, party," will.i.am said about the performance that's expected to include R&B star Usher and former Guns 'N Roses guitarist Slash.

"Hopefully we will bring the heat because it's cold as hell here in Dallas," said Black Eyed Peas band member Taboo.

The band spoke at a news conference in downtown Dallas on the third consecutive day of subfreezing temperatures during a rare cold spell that greeted the first Super Bowl week in North Texas.

Taboo said the opportunity to provide entertainment for the NFL's ultimate game is "a dream come true for us as football lovers."

Fergie, who is a minority owner of the Miami Dolphins, added it was a "huge honor" to be picked as halftime performer.

"Sunday football is a serious day in our homes," she said. "Super Bowl Sunday is the day that I can go all out - cheat - eat the seven-layer dip, all the Italian food and scream at everybody."

The six-time Grammy award-winning group has sold more than 28 million albums worldwide and are known for songs such as "Boom Boom Pow," ''I Gotta Feeling" and "Imma Be."

"Some people write songs for radio. Some people write songs for clubs. We like to write songs for life," will.i.am said, adding that he is proud that many of their energetic songs are featured at sporting events.

At the news conference, band member apl.de.ap showed off his nod to his band playing at the Super Bowl: He had the band's initials - BEP - and XLV - for the 45th Super Bowl - shaved into the back of his head.

The band also will bring some technology to the show, as will.i.am will be tweeting during the performance.

Before performing at the game's halftime show, the Black Eyed Peas will play host at the Sports Illustrated bash on Saturday, where models Genevieve Morton, Julie Henderson, and Anne Vyalitsina are expected to attend.

Keith Urban and Maroon 5 will be performing during the pre-game festivities on Sunday. Christina Aguilera is set to sing the national anthem and Lea Michele of "Glee" will sing "America the Beautiful."

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