Excitement is building as the stage is set for the highly-anticipated Super Bowl 58 halftime show, and the star-studded lineup just got even brighter. The NFL has officially confirmed Usher as the headliner for the Super Bowl 2024 halftime extravaganza, slated to take place on February 11, 2024, at the spectacular Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas.
The announcement, made in a creatively designed video, featured none other than reality TV star Kim Kardashian, who ingeniously incorporated Usher’s hit song “Confessions, Pt. II” into the big reveal. In the video, Kim Kardashian places a call to Usher, informing him of his prestigious role as the halftime headliner.
“I finally got the answer to those rumors. It’s not about me, it’s about you. You’re doing the Super Bowl,” she enthusiastically shares. “I’ve seen you in Vegas twice, but this one has to be different.”
Usher, known for his remarkable talent and unparalleled contributions to the music industry, responded to the announcement with profound gratitude, stating, “It’s an honor of a lifetime to finally check a Super Bowl performance off my bucket list. I can’t wait to bring the world a show unlike anything else they’ve seen from me before. Thank you to the fans and everyone who made this opportunity happen. I’ll see you real soon.”
Usher, at 44 years old, boasts an impressive career that includes eight Grammy Awards and nine No. 1 songs on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. His chart-toppers such as “U Got It Bad,” “Yeah!” featuring Lil Jon and Ludacris, “My Boo” with Alicia Keys, and “OMG” featuring will.i.am have left an indelible mark on the music world.
Now, the multi-talented artist is set to headline the Apple Music Super Bowl LVIII Halftime Show, and anticipation is building as fans eagerly await his captivating performance. Seth Dudowsky, Head of Music for the NFL, expressed his excitement, stating, “Usher is an icon whose music has left an indelible mark on the cultural landscape throughout his career. We couldn’t be more excited to have him headline this year’s Apple Music Super Bowl Halftime Show.”
Jay-Z, a key figure behind Roc Nation, also shared his enthusiasm, describing Usher as the “ultimate artist and showman.” Jay-Z highlighted Usher’s remarkable journey in the world of music, noting his flawless singing, exceptional choreography, and ability to bare his soul through his music. With great anticipation, Jay-Z added, “His remarkable journey has propelled him to one of the grandest stages in the world. I can’t wait to see the magic.”
As the countdown to Super Bowl 58 continues, Usher’s forthcoming performance promises to be a historic moment in the world of entertainment, and fans can hardly wait to witness the musical brilliance that he will bring to the grand stage. Stay tuned for an unforgettable halftime show that will undoubtedly be etched in Super Bowl history.