The NFL and Apple Music revealed that the iconic R&B singer, Usher, will headline the highly anticipated Super Bowl halftime show. Reality star Kim Kardashian shared the news through a clip from Usher's "Confessions, Pt. II" music video, creating excitement among fans, NBC News reported.
Usher expressed his gratitude, considering it an "honor of a lifetime" and a bucket list moment. He promised a unique performance for viewers worldwide and thanked his fans and everyone involved in making this opportunity happen.
Seth Dudowsky, the NFL's head of music, anticipates that Usher's performance will be historic, recognizing him as an iconic artist whose music has left an indelible mark on culture. Dudowsky stated,
"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."
Usher's current residency in Las Vegas adds an interesting dimension to the halftime show, with Kardashian noting that it will need to differ from his Vegas performances.
The Super Bowl halftime show is a highly-watched television event, with past headliners including Rihanna, Katy Perry, Lady Gaga, Beyoncé, Prince, and many other music legends. The upcoming Super Bowl, taking place at Las Vegas' Allegiant Stadium on February 11, promises to be another unforgettable moment in the world of entertainment.