Throughout Usher’s explosive Tremendous Bowl halftime present Sunday night time, the singer introduced out a bevy of shock company, together with H.E.R., Ludacris, and Lil John. One one who wasn’t current? Former mentee and collaborator Justin Bieber.
The “Boyfriend” singer was within the crowd at Tremendous Bowl LVIII and remained within the stands for the efficiency. On condition that Bieber arrived in Las Vegas on Saturday, it appeared cheap to suppose he may be showing within the spectacle. Bieber didn’t say something concerning the efficiency on social media.
As soon as showtime got here round, Bieber was spotted dancing to the R&B crooner’s hits together with his spouse, Hailey. The NFL tweeted a video.
Rumors that Bieber would seem within the halftime present started circulating final week, when TMZ reported that Usher had reached out to him. “We’re instructed there have been no handlers concerned on both facet … they talked instantly to one another,” the outlet stated Friday. “Our sources say they have no idea the end result of the talks, however Usher undoubtedly desires Bieber to affix him for what guarantees to be the most-watched Tremendous Bowl in historical past.”
Regardless of Bieber’s absence, the set was unforgettable. Usher carried out his greatest hits, from “OMG” to “Yeah!” in a sequence of sparkly outfits courtesy of Off-White and Dolce & Gabbana, and at one level transformed the stage right into a curler rink.
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