Usher headlines Super Bowl LVIII Halftime Show

Samantha Wiley
By Samantha Wiley  - Senior News Editor
Super Bowl LVIII Halftime Show

Celebrity musician Usher will be headlining this year’s Super Bowl Halftime Show.

Apple announced the event on Sunday, saying that the Super Bowl LVIII Halftime Show will be held in Paradise, Nevada and at the Allegiant Stadium. Apple Music, Roc Nation, and the NFL sent out tweets to confirm details.

Super Bowl LVIII Halftime Show

In a Variety interview, the celebrated star said that ‘it’s an honor of a lifetime’ to headline such a prestigious show. He also said that it was an opportunity ‘to check a Super Bowl performance off my bucket list.’ Seth Dudowsky, NFL chief said ‘Usher is an icon whose music has left an indelible mark on the cultural landscape.’ Jay-Z, fellow artist said that Usher is the ‘ultimate artist and showman’, and mentioned that he ‘can’t wait’ to see the artist’s magic on stage.

Oliver Schusser, Apple Music VP said that the halftime show will have Spatial Audio support and contain a number of exclusive playlists, interviews, and videos.

By Samantha Wiley Senior News Editor
Samantha is a senior news editor at iLounge. She has been covering the technology industry for over five years, writing about Apple, Google, and other major companies. Samantha has also worked as a reporter and editor for several other publications.