Usher will headline the 2024 Super Bowl halftime show Usher, the Grammy-winning artist, is set to headline the halftime show for Super Bowl LVIII, which will take place at Las Vegas’s Allegiant Stadium. This exciting news was announced in a press release from Roc Nation and the NFL on a Sunday.
In a statement, Usher expressed his excitement, stating, “It’s a lifelong honor to finally have the opportunity to perform at the Super Bowl. I can’t wait to deliver a performance that will be unlike anything my fans and the world have seen from me before. I want to express my gratitude to my fans and everyone who made this incredible opportunity possible. I’ll be seeing you all very soon.”
Usher has been treating fans to a series of R&B hits during his Las Vegas concert series, “Usher – My Way The Residency.” Since making his debut in the music industry in 1994 with his self-titled album “Usher,” he has achieved remarkable success, selling over 80 million records worldwide and earning eight Grammy Awards.
Some of his biggest hits include tracks like “U Got It Bad,” “U Don’t Have to Call,” and “Nice & Slow,” among several others.
In a statement released on Sunday, Jay-Z praised Usher as the ultimate artist and showman, highlighting his exceptional singing, flawless choreography, and ability to bare his soul through his music. Jay-Z expressed anticipation for witnessing Usher’s magical performance on one of the world’s grandest stages.
Although Usher had previously made a Super Bowl halftime appearance in 2011 when he performed “OMG” with the Black Eyed Peas, the 2024 show will mark his first time headlining the event.
Rihanna’s halftime performance in 2023 set a new record as the most-watched halftime show in history. Super Bowl LVI’s halftime show in 2022 featured Dr. Dre, Snoop Dogg, Eminem, Mary J. Blige, and Kendrick Lamar as the headliners.
Don’t forget to mark your calendars for February 11, 2024, when the Super Bowl, featuring Usher’s headline performance, will air on CBS.