Usher featured the Super Bowl LVIII halftime show in Las Vegas — yet he wasn't the main entertainer football fans got to see singing as a component of celebrations encompassing the 2024 major game. There were likewise a couple of shock visitors coming up.
Before the Kansas City Bosses and the San Francisco 49ers went head to head on the field, pregame entertainers included Reba McEntire singing the public song of devotion, Andra Day and Post Malone.
Who performed in the Super Bowl halftime show for 2024?
Usher's exhibition at the Apple Music Super Bowl LVIII Halftime Show was first reported in September.
"It's a distinction that could only be described as epic to at long last mark a Super Bowl execution off my list of must-dos. I can hardly stand by to bring the world a show dissimilar to whatever else they've seen from me previously," Usher said at that point.
In a meeting on CBS "Sunday Morning," he said it's a second he's longed for the vast majority of his expert life.
"You know, everyone says they need to win a Grammy, or they need to win an Oscar, or a Tony, or an Emmy. A Super Bowl is something that everyone needs to play," he said. "Also, it is right here. It worked out."
The eight-time Grammy victor has been a hot ticket in Las Vegas for as far back as year with a residency that outperformed all assumptions, and he says the greats who've preceded him are consistently at the forefront of his thoughts.
"I mean the historical backdrop of African Americans who needed to perform here and couldn't go through the genuine club… presently, to be here, the residency, it's like, man. What a hurricane," he said.
In a meeting with "CBS Mornings" co-have Gayle Ruler, Usher shared a recommendation he got from JAY-Z, the Super Bowl's unrecorded music diversion tactician.
"He passed on it to me to, you know, ensure that I didn't miss the way of life. That is the one point that he made. 'You know, we're doing this for the way of life,'" Usher said. "'I believe you should play the ones that we — that we love, that we know you for. Give them the minutes that they, you know, anticipate seeing,'" like, 'Go for the way of life.' And I'm like, 'OK, I got you.'"
Shaheem Sanchez likewise played out an American Communication through signing interpretation of the halftime execution. In late January, the NFL declared that Tiësto would be the "primary in-game DJ" for the Super Bowl. The Related Press provided details regarding Friday Tiësto has removed from performing at Sunday's Super Bowl because of an undisclosed family matter.
Usher recently showed up at the Super Bowl as a visitor during the Dark Peered toward Peas' halftime show in 2011.
Usher joined by special guests at Super Bowl halftime show
Usher was in good company on his huge evening.
Alicia Keys joined the vocalist as a unique visitor in the halftime show, getting going with her hit "In the event that I Ain't Got You" before they sent off into their 2004 two part harmony "My Boo."
Who sang the public hymn at the 2024 Super Bowl?
Down home music symbol and Grammy Grant victor Reba McEntire sang the public song of devotion at the Super Bowl. While this was McEntire's very first Super Bowl execution, she told "CBS Mornings" that she's been singing the public hymn for quite a long time, so she said she felt happy with preparing.
"You simply warm up as you do a show and sing it around five or multiple times, and get in there, and do it," McEntire said.
McEntire wasn't the only one singing before the game started off. Rapper Post Malone performed "America the Delightful" while playing guitar, and artist Andra Day made that big appearance for "Lift Each Voice and Sing," which is frequently alluded to as the Dark public song of praise, as a feature of the pregame exhibitions.
"Harmony and Favors!!! Playing out the Hymn at the SuperBowl you all! Thankful! Much thanks to You God," Day said in a post on X, previously Twitter.
There were additionally American Gesture based communication exhibitions for every tune. Entertainer Daniel Durant, who began in the film "CODA," played out the public song of devotion in ASL. Entertainer, model and artist Anjel Piñero marked "America the Delightful;" and Shaheem Sanchez, entertainer and choreographer, marked "Lift Each Voice and Sing."
Full list of Super Bowl performers for 2024
Usher - The singer headlined the halftime show, joined by Alicia Keys, H.E.R., will.i.am, Ludacris, Lil Jon and more.
Alicia Keys - The singer appeared as a special guest performing with Usher during the halftime show.
Jermaine Dupri - The rapper and singer appeared as a special guest performing with Usher during the halftime show.
H.E.R - The singer appeared as a special guest performing with Usher during the halftime show.
Lil Jon - The rapper appeared as a special guest performing with Usher during the halftime show.
Ludacris - The rapper appeared as a special guest performing with Usher during the halftime show.
will.i.am - The rapper and singer-songwriter appeared as a special guest performing with Usher during the halftime show.
Reba McEntire - The country music icon sang the national anthem during her first-ever Super Bowl performance.
Daniel Durant - The actor signed the national anthem in an American Sign Language performance.
Post Malone - The rapper sang "America the Beautiful."
Anjel Piñero - The actress, model and dancer signed "America the Beautiful" in an American Sign Language performance.
Andra Day - The singer performed "Lift Every Voice and Sing."
Shaheem Sanchez - The actor and choreographer signed "Lift Every Voice and Sing" in an American Sign Language performance. Later, Sanchez will perform a sign language rendition of the halftime performance.
Earlier, Tiësto was slated to DJ a player warm-up and during featured breaks within the Super Bowl, but the Associated Press reported on Friday that he withdrew due to an undisclosed family matter.
Super Bowl LVIII is airing on CBS and Nickelodeon and streaming on Paramount+ on Sunday, Feb. 11, from Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas.