Fans are divided over Usher being announced as headlining the halftime show at Super Bowl LVIII, with some even calling the ‘Mr. The irrelevant nickname, usually given to the last pick in the NFL draft, given to the singer due to his lack of new music lately.
On Sunday, the NFL announced the 44-year-old, eight-time Grammy Award winner as part of the lineup for February’s big game in Paradise, Las Vegas.
It will be the fifth collaboration between the league and Jay-Z’s Roc Nation to produce the halftime show, despite Usher not being listed as one of the label’s signed artists. The 2023 headliner was Rihanna, the first year the show was sponsored by Apple Music.
Usher, who has had nine No. 1 hits since 1997 and 18 top 10 hits on the Billboard charts, has collaborated with some of the biggest stars in music, no doubt leaving fans wondering who will be on stage next to the Super Bowl of the Super Bowl would appear. it.
But for now, it seems some of them are dreading the hitmaker’s appearance in five months, while others are being hit with feelings of nostalgia on social media.
Usher, 45, was announced by the NFL to headline this year’s Super Bowl halftime show
The ‘Yes!’ hitmaker teamed up with Kim Kardashian (R) to tell the world he will be performing
“Wow, it’s really cool that Usher is doing the halftime show this year!!!” said a user on X, formerly known as Twitter. “I wonder who they’re going to pick for the 2007 Super Bowl!”
“This is a terrible act for the Superbowl, no one ever says (at a) tailgate ‘Hey can you play against a user’, ever,” one NFL fan shared. ‘It’s been years since they’ve had a real, huge group. I’ll pass.’
“Honestly Usher’s performance at the Super Bowl Halftime show will be so iconic,” one fan tweeted of the “Yeah!” singer.
MIXED BAGS: People on social media praised the NFL’s call or called Usher ‘irrelavant’
“They couldn’t find anyone better or more relevant than Usher to do the Super Bowl halftime show?” designated another user.
“Dude literally has the biggest show in Vegas in the last year and a half,” someone else replied, referring to Usher’s Las Vegas residency.
Usher has lived in ‘Sin City’ since 2022, but according to TODAY announced that he wants to move at the end of this year.
Speaking of which, another fan revealed on