Usher will perform at halftime at Super Bowl LVIII in February, the NFL announced Sunday, with the league selecting the eight-time Grammy winner to headline one of the most-watched events of the year .
Usher shared the news on his Instagram account in a video featuring the former NFL star and current University of Colorado football coach.. The coach, widely known as Coach Prime, revealed the news to Usher in the video.
“It’s an honor of a lifetime to finally be able to cross a Super Bowl performance off my bucket list. I can’t wait to give the world a show unlike anything they’ve seen from me before,” said Usher in an NFL press release announcing the selection. “Thank you to the fans and everyone who made this opportunity possible. I will see you very soon.”
The Super Bowl LVIII performance will take place at Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas on February 11, 2024. The halftime show will air on CBS and is sponsored by Apple Music.
Sunday’s announcement was praised by Jay-Z, who called Usher “the ultimate entertainer and showman.” Jay-Z’s Roc Nation helps produce the halftime show.
“Since his debut at the age of 15, he has forged his own path. Beyond his impeccable singing and exceptional choreography, Usher reveals his soul,” Jay-Z said in the NFL press release. “His remarkable journey has propelled him to one of the biggest stages in the world. I can’t wait to see the magic.”
The NFL has not yet said whether other artists will join Usher on stage. Usher previously appeared as a guest on thein 2011.
during Super Bowl LVII was the most-watched halftime performance of all time, according to the NFL.
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