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Usher has been named the headliner of the Apple Music Super Bowl LVIII Halftime Show, which will take place in Nevada on 11 February 2024.
As announced Sunday, the performance will take place during halftime of the big game at Allegant Stadium in Paradise, Nevada. Tweets on X NFL, Roc Nation and Apple Music accounts confirm that the musician will host the halftime show.
“I’m honored to finally check performing at the Super Bowl off my bucket list,” Usher told Variety. “I can’t wait to present the world with a show unlike anything else they’ve seen from me before.”
“Usher is an icon whose music has left an indelible mark on the cultural landscape throughout his career. We are thrilled that he will headline this year's Apple Music Super Bowl Halftime Show,” the NFL said. Head of Music Seth Dudovsky.
Jay-Z's musical colleague, in comments about the announcement, called Usher “the greatest artist and showman.” “Beyond his impeccable singing and exceptional choreography, Usher bares his soul,” said JAY-Z. “His remarkable journey has taken him to one of the world's greatest stages. I can't wait to see the magic.”
ASHER. LAS VEGAS. APPLE MUSIC HALFTIME SHOW. #SBLVIII https://t.co/Vh4qVbiAa4@Usher, @nfl, @rocnation, @nfloncbs pic.twitter.com/scsFio8FmO
— Apple Music (@AppleMusic) September 24, 2023
Apple Music VP Oliver Schusser says the show will stream to fans with Spatial Audio support, as well as a collection of exclusive videos, interviews and playlists. and other content on Apple Music.
“We are so proud of what we were able to accomplish with the NFL and Roc Nation last year,” Schusser said. “Now that the insanely talented Usher will take the stage, we look forward to another incredible halftime show from one of the greatest performers of all time.”