Usher has a brand-new admission: The Grammy victor will headline the Apple Music Super Bowl Halftime Show in Las Vegas.
The NFL, Apple Music as well as Roc Nation introduced Sunday that Usher would certainly lead the halftime celebrations from Allegiant Stadium on Feb. 11. The songs megastar, that has actually won 8 Grammys, stated he’s eagerly anticipating carrying out on the NFL’s largest phase.
“It’s an honor of a lifetime to finally check a Super Bowl performance off my bucket list,” Usher stated in a declaration. “I can’t wait to bring the world a show unlike anything else they’ve seen from me before.”
Usher springtime boarded right into superstardom with “Confessions,” which offered greater than 10 million devices in the U.S. as well as gained him 8 elections at the 2005 Grammys, winning him 3. He shed cd of the year to Ray Charles’ last cd “Genius Loves Company,” launched 2 months after the tale passed away.
“Confessions” rates amongst among the very popular songs jobs of perpetuity as well as introduced No. 1 hits such as “Yeah!” with Ludacris as well as Lil Jon, “Burn” as well as “Confessions Part II.” His scandal sheet variation consisted of the smooth hit “My Boo,” a duet with Alicia Keys. Next year will note the 20th wedding anniversary of the impressive cd.
Usher, 44, is presently headlining his “Usher: My Way” residency in Las Vegas, which has actually attracted sold-out programs as well as go crazy evaluations. He’s additionally starting an eight-night block of efficiencies in Paris on Sunday. Usher is anticipated to conclude his Las Vegas residency in very early December prior to he makes his Super Bowl halftime look a pair months later on.
The vocalist has actually functioned as an instructor on NBC’s “The Voice” as well as showed up in a number of movies consisting of “Hustlers” as well as “Light It Up.”
Roc Nation owner Jay-Z called Usher the utmost “artist and showman.”
“Ever since his debut at the age of 15, he’s been charting his own unique course,” he stated of Usher, that launched his launching self-titled cd in 1994. In overall, he’s launched 8 workshop jobs that were loaded with hits consisting of “U Got It Bad,” “U Remind Me,” “You Make Me Wanna,” “Nice & Slow” as well as “Love In This Club” with Jeezy.
“Beyond his flawless singing and exceptional choreography, Usher bares his soul,” Jay-Z proceeded. “His remarkable journey has propelled him to one of the grandest stages in the world. I can’t wait to see the magic.”
Roc Nation as well as Emmy-winning manufacturer Jesse Collins will act as co-executive manufacturers of the halftime show. Hamish Hamilton returns as supervisor. It’s the 2nd partnership in between the NFL, Apple Music as well as Roc Nation.
Last year, a expecting Rihanna arised put on hold on a system over the area for a s pectacular halftime show – her initial solo occasion in 7 years.
“We are so proud of what we were able to accomplish together with the NFL and Roc Nation last year and now with the insanely talented Usher set to take the stage we’re looking forward to another incredible Halftime Show from one of the world’s all-time greatest performers,” stated Oliver Schusser, Apple’s Vice President of Apple Music, Apple TELEVISION+, Sports, as well as Beats.
Usher will sign up with a checklist of popular artists that have actually played throughout Super Bowl halftime reveals consisting of Beyoncé, Madonna, Dr. Dre, Snoop Dogg, Coldplay, Kendrick Lamar, Eminem, U2, Lady Gaga, Michael Jackson as well as Katy Perry.
“Usher is an icon whose music has left an indelible mark on the cultural landscape throughout his career,” stated Seth Dudowsky, NFL Head of Music.