AceShowbiz - Usher may be joined by Justin Bieber for his upcoming highly-anticipated performance. A few days ahead of the Super Bowl LVIII Halftime Show, it was revealed that the "Love in This Club" singer has invited the "One Less Lonely Girl" singer to take the stage together.
On Friday, February 9, TMZ revealed that the 45-year-old Grammy-winning singer is currently having a conversation with the 29-year-old Canadian singer about their potential duet at the sports event. Speaking to the media outlet, a source spilled that "Usher reached out to [Justin] about performing" and "there were no handlers involved on either side, they talked directly to each other."
However, the insider noted that they have not found out the result of the conversation yet. Though so, they revealed that Usher, who mentored Justin in the beginning of his career, "definitely wants [Justin] to join him" for the forthcoming show.
Prior to the revelation, it was reported that Usher is set to have Lil Jon as one of his special guests for the Super Bowl Halftime Show. On Wednesday, February 7, a source, who claimed to be close to the situation, spilled to The Shade Room, "I found out that Lil Jon will be a part of his Super Bowl performance."
The source went on to unveil, "It's giving 'Yeah!' reunion," while making a reference to Usher's collaborative song with Lil Jon and Ludacris. They continued, "But IONO if Luda will also participate, but why wouldnt he?! It's giving, 'Please tell yo lovers & friends, that Usher, Jon, and Luda had to do it again!!!' "
Usher is tapped to take the stage on Sunday, February 11 at the Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas, Nevada. During a press conference hosted by Apple Music in Sin City on Thursday, February 8, he confirmed that there will be surprise guests at the Super Bowl Halftime Show during the clash between The Kansas City Chiefs and San Francisco49ers.
About his plan for the highly-anticipated performance, the "Good Good" singer explained, "I've gotta do it in 13 minutes, that makes it a bit difficult. It definitely has been a challenge to squeeze 30 years into 13 minutes. (I thought about) what songs do I feel people know me for? What songs have been a celebration of all of the journey of what life and love and emotion has been offered in my music."