Erik Hammer performs in Super Bowl halftime show

Photo of Shakira and Erik Hammer on stage during Super Bowl halftime show

Erik Hammer (right) performs with Shakira in the Super Bowl halftime show. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

USC Thornton Studio Guitar alum Erik Hammer (BM ’05) had the best seat in the house for Sunday night’s Super Bowl halftime show: on stage, playing guitar with Shakira. Hammer is no stranger to playing with the stars—he was previously guitarist for rapper Lupe Fiasco.