Usher’s Super Bowl Halftime Show Won’t Feature J Balvin Despite Teaser Cameo


Usher’s highly anticipated Super Bowl Halftime Show teaser featured several celebrities, including J Balvin. However, despite the speculation, it has been confirmed that the Colombian singer will not be part of the performance alongside Usher and others. Sources with direct knowledge revealed that J Balvin is currently in Brazil and will be performing at Carnival on Super Bowl Sunday, making it impossible for him to join the show in Vegas.

Key Takeaway

J Balvin will not be part of Usher’s Super Bowl Halftime Show, despite making a cameo in the teaser promo. His focus on an upcoming international tour and other commitments has led to his absence from the highly anticipated performance.

Reasons for J Balvin’s Absence

J Balvin’s focus is currently on his upcoming international tour, “Que Bueno Volver a Verte,” which commences in April in Germany. Additionally, he is in the midst of rehearsing for Coachella. Despite his absence from the Super Bowl Halftime Show, J Balvin was featured in the Apple promo alongside Usher’s other collaborators, such as Ludacris, Lil Jon, and Taraji P. Henson. The purpose of the promo was to highlight Usher’s significant collaborators over the years, with J Balvin being one of them due to their collaboration on the song ‘Dientes.’

Confirmed and Potential Performers

While J Balvin will not be part of the show, it is almost certain that Ludacris and Lil Jon will join Usher on stage. Alicia Keys has been confirmed to perform alongside Usher, and there have been discussions with Justin Bieber about a potential special guest appearance, although it remains uncertain at this time.