R&B singer Usher will be performing in the Super Bowl LVIII halftime show, Apple Music, the NFL, and Roc Nation announced on Sunday morning.
Super Bowl LVIII will be at Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas, Nevada, on Sunday, Feb. 11, 2024, airing on CBS.
Reality star Kim Kardashian broke the news in a sketch using the opening of his “Confessions, Pt. II ” music video.
“I finally got the answer to those rumors, it’s not about me. It’s about you,” Kardashian says. “You’re doing the Super Bowl.”
“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,” said Usher in a statement. “Thank you to the fans and everyone who made this opportunity happen. I’ll see you real soon.”
Usher has sold over 80 million records worldwide and collected dozens of awards, becoming a multiple GRAMMY Award-winning diamond-selling artist.
“Usher is the ultimate artist and showman. Ever since his debut at the age of 15, he’s been charting his own unique course. Beyond his flawless singing and exceptional choreography, Usher bares his soul,” said Jay-Z. “His remarkable journey has propelled him to one of the grandest stages in the world. I can’t wait to see the magic.”
“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,” said Seth Dudowsky, NFL head of music. “We look forward to working with Usher, Roc Nation, and Apple Music to bring fans another Halftime Show for the history books.”