Alicia Keys will join her old friend Usher on stage at his Super Bowl halftime show on Sunday.
The singer, 43, who collaborated with Usher, 45, on 2004’s No. 1 single My Boo, was seen rehearsing with the star inside Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas on Thursday, reports. TMZ.
Usher has been teasing a variety of mystery surprise guests, and is said to be in talks with Justin Bieber, and recently told People that he wanted Lil Jon and Ludacris on stage with him for Yeah!
He said: ‘I’d be a fool not to play Yes! Let’s start there. It would be foolish to come all the way to Vegas, Jon is here, Luda is here, and not play ‘Yes!’
Usher, who signed Bieber, now 29, to his record label in 2008, is said to be “speaking directly” to the pop star after he recently returned to the stage in Toronto amid a battle with the syndrome. by Ramsay Hunt.
Alicia Keys will join her old friend Usher on stage at his Super Bowl halftime show on Sunday (pictured in 2011).
He does! The hitmaker, 45, will surprise during a 15-minute set on Sunday.
TMZ reports that nothing is confirmed yet, but Usher is eager to bring Bieber on board for the show.
Bieber has been ‘focusing on his health’ after suffering facial paralysis caused by the syndrome
Justin and Usher go back a long way, with the legendary R&B star taking then-14-year-old Justin under his wing in 2008, when he was at the peak of his stratospheric rise to fame.
At that time, Usher signed him to their new joint venture, along with talent manager Scooter Braun, and the pair collaborated on Somebody to Love, the second single from Justin’s first studio album, My World 2.0.
Discussing Justin’s talent in a recent interview, the Love in This Club singer told DailyMail.com: “He had seen something in him that he could see himself at the time.”
“I’m more interested in our friendship than just having the dynamic to create something together.”
Usher is the big star of Super Bowl LVIII Halftime Performance at Allegiant Stadium on Sunday when the San Francisco 49ers take on the Kansas City Chiefs.
Reba McEntire willpower sing the national anthem while Malone Message América La Bella y Andra will perform The day will sing. Lift every voice and sing as part of the pregame presentations that will air on CBS.
The singer, 43, who collaborated with Usher, 45, on 2004’s No. 1 single My Boo, was seen rehearsing with the star inside Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas on Thursday, TMZ reports.
Usher is in talks with his former trainee Justin Bieber to make a surprise appearance at Sunday’s Super Bowl halftime show (pictured in 2010).
TMZ reports that nothing is confirmed yet, but Usher is eager to bring Bieber on board for the spectacular (pictured in 2021).
Bieber has been “focusing on his health” after suffering facial paralysis caused by Ramsay Hunt syndrome, but recently performed in Toronto.
Usher signed him to their new joint venture in 2008, along with talent manager Scooter Braun, and the pair collaborated on Somebody to Love, the second single from Justin’s first studio album, My World 2.0. (pictured in 2013)
Also on Thursday, a promo for Usher’s show aired. It was a nod to the movie The Hangover.
Usher was seen with Ludacris, Lil Jon and Taraji P. Henson to recreate the classic frat boy movie in a seven-minute clip.
It’s a busy week for the megastar, who is releasing his latest album and has announced a new tour of North America.
It is not the first time that Usher does what It has become the largest musical entertainment stage.
He joined Black Eyed Peas frontman will.i.am for his performance in 2011 and has said that use that performance as a ‘cheat sheet’ for Sunday’s show.
The Super Bowl will be held on Sunday at Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas, with the San Francisco 49ers facing against the Kansas City Chiefs.