(Paul Sancya, AP)

But was it the best Super Bowl halftime performance ever?

The show was an over-the-top event featuring egyptian garb, Roman gladiators, pom poms and much more.

It featured guest appearances from more current pop stars like LMFAO, Nicki Minaj, Cee Lo Green. And even MIA, who flipped off the camera, could not overshadow a strong ending that featured a message of “World Peace” in on-stage light show.

[Celebritology: Madonna Super Bowl halftime show play-by-play]

The halftime event provided almost as much entertainment as the Giants thrilling 21-17 win against the Patriots. But did it top past performances from Prince, U2 and others?

Take our poll and tell us what you think — and see what other readers said — after the jump.

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