In an electrifying announcement that sent waves of excitement through fans worldwide, the NFL, in collaboration with Apple Music and Roc Nation, declared that the iconic Usher will be the headline act for the Super Bowl 2024 halftime show.
According to Page Six, the news was unveiled on Sunday through a captivating social media video, featuring Usher himself alongside the renowned Kim Kardashian, who is no stranger to making headlines.
The Grammy Award-winning sensation, famous for hits like “Confessions,” expressed his elation, stating, “It’s an honour 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.” Usher extended heartfelt gratitude to his fans and all those instrumental in making this opportunity a reality, leaving fans with a tantalising promise: “I’ll see you real soon.”
This marks Usher’s triumphant return to the Super Bowl stage, with his previous appearance dating back to 2011 when he was a guest during the Black Eyed Peas’ Super Bowl XLV halftime show.
Seth Dudowsky, the head of music for the NFL, hailed Usher as an icon whose music has indelibly impacted the cultural landscape, expressing immense excitement for this collaboration with Usher, Roc Nation, and Apple Music. Dudowsky confidently declared that this halftime show would be one for the history books.
Usher’s performance follows the unforgettable Super Bowl 2023 halftime show by Rihanna, where she surprised fans with the announcement of her second pregnancy alongside A$AP Rocky.