Latest Usher News

Usher’s Super Bowl encore? Marrying Jenn Goicoechea at Las Vegas chapel

Feb. 13, 2024 13:37 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Usher and longtime partner Jenn Goicoechea married in Las Vegas just hours after the R&B superstar's headline appearance at the Super Bowl halftime show, according to officials and documents. The officiant who wed the pair is known to dress as an Elvis Presley impersonator. ...

Taylor Swift kisses Travis Kelce on the field after his Chiefs beat the 49ers in the Super Bowl

Feb. 12, 2024 09:41 AM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — With the run she's having, how could Taylor Swift be on anything other than the winning side? She embraced her boyfriend Travis Kelce and the couple locked lips on the field at Allegiant Stadium after his Kansas City Chiefs beat the San Francisco 49ers 25-22 in...

Review: Usher shines at star-studded 2024 Super Bowl halftime show

Feb. 12, 2024 07:44 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Usher emerged at Las Vegas' Allegiant Stadium for the Super Bowl halftime show seated on a throne, joined by a marching band and a trove of Vegas performers — but stayed its center. It was an immediate confirmation of his position as the ideal halftime...

Here's what you can expect from Super Bowl commercials this Sunday

Feb. 09, 2024 17:08 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Big name advertisers will be pulling out all the stops on Super Bowl Sunday — enlisting high-profile actors, investing in dazzling special effects and, they hope, going for laughs as they seek to win over viewers during game breaks. In an increasingly fractured...

Before Usher hits the Super Bowl halftime stage, Apple Music builds anticipation ahead of big show

Feb. 09, 2024 08:52 AM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — In a short film shown at the end of the Super Bowl halftime performer news conference, the show’s headliner Usher comes up missing. The singer’s sudden absence prompts instant panic from his friends including Ludacris, Lil Jon and Taraji P. Henson, sparking a search at...

Superstar DJ Tiësto says he has to pull out of Super Bowl show for family reasons

Feb. 09, 2024 06:29 AM EST

THE HAGUE (AP) — Dutch music producer DJ Tiësto has withdrawn from performing at Sunday's Super Bowl due to an undisclosed family matter. Tiësto, whose real name is Tijs Verwest, wrote on social media on Thursday he would miss the matchup between the San Francisco 49ers and the...

Usher says it's been a challenge to squeeze 30-year career into 13-minute Super Bowl halftime show

Feb. 08, 2024 17:59 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Usher found fitting a successful three decades of music into a super-short Super Bowl halftime show a challenge, but the multiple Grammy winner decided to concentrate on past hits, moments from his popular Las Vegas residency and possibly draw from his new album. ...

Usher announces post-Super Bowl North American tour, 'Past Present Future'

Feb. 06, 2024 16:48 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — After two years of his popular Las Vegas residency at Park MGM, releasing his first solo album in eight years, and headlining the 2024 Super Bowl halftime show, Usher will embark on a North American tour. The R&B-pop icon will embark on his 24-city “Past...

What to stream this week, Super Bowl edition: Usher, classic commercials and lots of puppies

Feb. 05, 2024 00:03 AM EST

Usher’s first new solo album in eight years and the “Abbott Elementary” debuting its third season on ABC are some of the new television, movies, music and games headed to a device near you. Also among the streaming offerings worth your time as selected by The Associated...

From marching bands to megastars: How the Super Bowl halftime show became a global spectacle

Jan. 31, 2024 12:59 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Underneath his umbrella, NFL legend Dan Marino stood nearly drenched on the sideline watching Prince’s epic “Purple Rain” Super Bowl halftime performance in 2007 during a torrential Miami downpour. For Marino, Prince’s iconic show was one the greatest...