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Fans Have 1 Big Question About Usher’s Halftime Show Performance

Usher came to bring the house down for this year’s Super Bowl halftime show — and he totally did. Of course, Usher brought out hits like “Yeah!” with Lil Jon and Ludacris and “My Boo” with Alicia Keys that have cemented him as a pop and R&B megastar for decades. While it’s common to inquire if Super Bowl signers are lip-syncing, fans are praising Usher for clearly not lip-syncing at all. We love to see it.

Several Super Bowl halftime performers, including the 2023 halftime artist, Rihanna, have trended on social media based on lip-syncing accusations. During major performances, artists commonly use a mix of backing tracks and live vocals. With a platform this large and a stage this massive, backing tracks often keep performances on the rails — no pun intended.

Interestingly, “Gunz” of The Gunz Show noticed that you could clearly hear Usher’s hat tap his mic, indicating he was singing it all by himself.

Onlookers were just dazzled by the sheer talent Usher showed onstage.

IMHO, Usher’s Super Bowl halftime performance was one of the best I’ve seen in the past few years. He really showcased his talent, and gave Vegas a show to remember.

Maria Serra is the SEO editor at Her Campus Media, providing updates to evergreen content across all brands including Her Campus, College Fashionista, and Spoon University. She also writes new fashion content for College Fashionista, foodie finds and shopping tips for Spoon U readers, and sex and wellness stories for the HC girlies. As a certified emo girl, it’s no surprise that her previous work includes a wide array of music stories. In the recent past, she served as the assistant editor of Alternative Press magazine where she interviewed her favorite groups including The Aces and The Maine. She also worked with music PR firms including 2bEntertainment, and served on campaigns for rockers such as My Chemical Romance and Mod Sun. Currently, she works as a freelance writer with idobi Radio where she shares music and alternative news with fellow pop-punk lovers. She is planning to expand her work into the freelance world with everything from modern rock tunes all the way to more sex and wellness works. After all, she does have a minor in human sexuality and is quite proud to have that necessary and cool academic background. In her free time, she is a stand-up comedian, sketch performer, and improviser in the Cleveland area working primarily with Imposters Theater. Additionally, she is a dog mother to a perfectly round chihuahua-pug named Bobbie who has four teeth but is still a delightful companion nonetheless. She is debating on whether or not Bobbie needs her own TikTok account… we’ll see. mariaserra@hercampus.com