As the Super Bowl LVIII, Apple Music is preparing for an exclusive interview with this year’s star of the half-part show, Usher. On February 8, Apple Music Radio’s Nadeska Alexis will sit down with Usher at the Super Bowl LVIII Show press conference.
Viewers will have the opportunity to tune in live or watch the interview later on other platforms, including Apple Music. If you want to know more about Apple Music’s special programming for this year’s Super Bowl, we give you all the details below.
Usher will be the star of Super Bowl LVIII
It is not an exaggeration to say that Usher He is one of the most influential and talented artists of our era. With a three-decade musical career, he has left an indelible mark on the music industry and has touched the hearts of people around the world. In addition, Usher has been the inspiration of new singers like Justin Bieber whom he largely helped in his beginnings. His ability to fuse the R&B, pop and hip-hop in a unique mix has positioned him a prominent place in the global music scene.
Oliver Schusser, vice president of Apple Music and Beats at Apple, announced in a press release that they are tremendously proud to have Usher as the star of Super Bowl LVIII in collaboration with Apple Music.
In addition to the exclusive interview, Usher fans are invited to to add his ninth studio album, “Coming Home,” to Apple Music which will be released on February 9. This new work promises to be key in her career and an exciting addition to his already extensive musical catalogue. What makes this release even more special is that it will be available on Spatial Audio on Apple Musicoffering an immersive audio experience that will take Usher’s music to a whole new level.
For Apple users familiar with the Fitness+ platform, Usher will also feature prominently as one of the featured artists on Fitness+ starting February 5.
Apple Music’s Super Bowl
In 2023, Apple Music took over the Super Bowl halftime show, replacing Pepsi as title sponsor. That year’s event was headlined by artist Rihanna who gave an incredible performance. The collaboration between Apple Music and the Super Bowl has proven to be a success, offering music and sports lovers a unique experience. Usher was announced as the headliner for the Super Bowl LVIII Halftime Show in September 2023. The performance will take place on Sunday, February 11, during halftime at Allegiant Stadium in Paradise, Nevada.
For those interested in listening to Usher’s most memorable songs throughout his musical career, you can explore the Apple Music playlist titled “Road to the Halftime Show«.