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Super Bowl halftime show 2024 live: Usher start time and Taylor Swift updates

Travis Kelce clashes with Chiefs coach Andy Reid on sideline

Usher has promised surprise guests and a show that celebrates both his past and present when he headlines the Super Bowl 2024 halftime show tonight (11 February) at the Allegiant Stadium in Paradise, Nevada.

The R&B singer, known for hits including “Yeah!”, “OMG” and “You Make Me Wanna…”, gave fans just a hint at what to expect during a press conference hosted by Apple Music in Las Vegas on Tuesday, and teased surprise guests that could include Nicki Minaj and Justin Bieber.

The three-hour-long game between the Kansas City Chiefs and the San Francisco 49ers is broadcasting live on CBS. UK fans will be able to watch the broadcast on ITV1.

Meanwhile, Taylor Swift is officially in the house, after racing from a show in Tokyo to get to the game in time to watch her boyfriend, Chiefs tight-end Travis Kelce, play. So far we’ve seen Post Malone perform “America the Beautiful” while country legend Reba McEntire perform “The Star-Spangled Banner”.


Travis Kelce clashes with Chiefs coach Andy Reid on sideline

Travis Kelce clashes with Chiefs coach Andy Reid on sideline

Roisin O’Connor12 February 2024 01:07


Flashback: Taylor Swift and Usher perform ‘Yeah!’ in 2011

Amid the frenzy over Swift’s presence at tonight’s game, a clip has resurfaced of the moment she was joined by tonight’s halftime show headliner, Usher, during her 2011 Speak Now tour.

The duo did a fun rendition of the R&B star’s 2004 hit at what was then known as the Philips Arena (now rebranded as the State Farm Arena), when Swift took on some of the rap verses in place of the track’s featured artists, Lil Jon and Ludacris.

Roisin O’Connor12 February 2024 00:54


Not long to go before Usher…

If, like me, you have absolutely no idea what’s going on with the sport part of tonight’s event, you’ll be relieved to know that we’ve probably got between 10 to 20 minutes before Usher is due to take to the stage.

Roisin O’Connor12 February 2024 00:49


Ryan Gosling cries to Taylor Swift in Super Bowl teaser for The Fall Guy

Ryan Gosling can be seen crying in his car to Taylor Swift’s “All Too Well” in a new teaser trailer for The Fall Guy, my trusty colleague Kevin EG Perry reports.

The forthcoming action comedy based on the 1980s television series of the same name, and stars Gosling as stunt man Colt Seavers (originally played by Lee Majors).

The cast of the new film, which is directed by Bullet Train’s David Leitch, also features British actors Emily Blunt, Aaron Taylor-Johnson and Hannah Waddingham, and US star Stephanie Hsu.

In one scene featured in the trailer, which aired during the Super Bowl on Sunday (11 February), Blunt’s character Jody, Colt’s ex-girlfriend, knocks on his window and asks whether he’s crying to Swift’s song, “All Too Well”.

“Doesn’t everybody?” Gosling’s character replies.

Roisin O’Connor12 February 2024 00:33


Super Bowl halftime show latest: How to watch as Usher and Taylor Swift arrive

My fab colleague Brittany (the one I mentioned before who actually understands what’s happening in the match) went out and did some Vox Pops for us about Usher, the results are pretty spectacular

Roisin O’Connor11 February 2024 23:59


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Roisin O’Connor11 February 2024 23:57


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Roisin O’Connor11 February 2024 23:46


Welcome to the bit I know nothing about

So the Big Game has kicked off, meaning I will have absolutely no idea what’s happening for approximately 90 minutes.***

I wrote the above, then my more knowledgeable colleague Brittany, who actually likes American Football, tells me it’s more like three to four hours. *Sends SOS distress signal.

Roisin O’Connor11 February 2024 23:45


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Roisin O’Connor11 February 2024 23:31


Post Malone sings country-fied version of ‘America the Beautiful’ while Reba McEntire performs US national anthem

Fans were moved by performances by Post Malone and Reba McIntire just now, very different but both touching.

US hip-hop star Post Malone did a country-style acoustic guitar version of “America the Beautiful”, while country star Reba McEntire did a powerhouse vocal delivery on “The Star-Spangled Banner”.

Roisin O’Connor11 February 2024 23:31