Usher’s Super Bowl halftime performance will go down in history as one of the most electrifying performances. On Sunday, the singer proved why he remains a force in the music industry when he took to the stage at Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas. The Super Bowl halftime performance kicked off with a burst of energy as Usher emerged on stage, backed by a dazzling display of lights and effects. As the performance continued, Usher surprised the audience with guest appearances, bringing out collaborators from different phases of his career. As expected, his act was enough to leave fans thrilled and nostalgic.
Inside Usher’s Electrifying Super Bowl Halftime Performance
The Super Bowl halftime show has always been a spectacle of grandeur, featuring some of the biggest names in the music industry. This year was no different as Usher took center stage with a performance that seamlessly blended his chart-topping hits with a touch of the past. He opened the show on a high note with a short excerpt of Caught Up from his hit 2004 album, Confessions. Usher gave the dynamic performance dressed in all-white and surrounded by a swarm of energetic male and female backup dancers.
Minutes into the performance, Alicia Keys joined Usher on stage as a special guest. She wore a sizzling red sequined bodysuit and quickly launched into one of her biggest hits If I Ain’t Got You. Usher and Keys then joined forces to perform their duet, My Boo, providing one of the sweetest moments of the night. Usher’s Super Bowl halftime performance also featured other special guests, including Ludacris, Lil Jon, Will.i.am, Jermaine Dupri & H.E.R. The chemistry between Usher and these surprise guests added an extra layer of excitement. It also created a truly memorable experience for fans.
Fans Laud Usher’s Super Bowl Halftime Performance
Shortly after Usher’s Super Bowl halftime performance, excited fans took to X to praise the Grammy Award winner. Many expressed joy and nostalgia, noting how lovely it was to see Usher performing with the guests.
“It’s so nice to see Alicia Keys and Usher doing oldies but goodies,” a fan shared.
Another tweep shared the same sentiments, revealing that the duo of Usher and Keys made for the “best halftime show in a while.” A third fan targeted their praise at Usher, Lil Jon, and Ludacris, and their Yeah! performance.
“Usher, lil jon, and Ludacris being together again literally felt like the avengers assembling for the first time in a decade,” they tweeted.
For some Instagram fans, one of the major highlights of the halftime performance was H.E.R.’s guitar solo.
“H.E.R. played that guitar like everything depended on it 😍😍😍😍,” Nigerian celebrity Toke Makinwa commented.
Another person wrote:
“H.E.R. cold as hell on that guitar baby!! Left no crumbs.”
Overall, the blend of past and present, coupled with surprise guest appearances, solidified Usher’s status as a true entertainer.