Usher Tackles NY with Free Concert

R&B superstar Usher will be helping to kick-off the NFL season next month with a free concert in New York City.

According to Billboard, the multi-platinum selling singer is teaming up with country music sensation Keith Urban to perform in Columbus Circle. The televised event will be shown throughout NFL programs including the NFL Network,, Sprint’s NFL Mobile Live and broadcast on NBC the following day.

Following the spectacle, the season’s opener will feature the Super Bowl champion New York Giants facing off the Washington Redskins at Giants Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey.

The annual NFL Kickoff concert previously featured performances by Keyshia Cole, Kelly Clarkson, John Mellencamp, Faith Hill, and others.

The performance is currently scheduled for Thursday, September 4 in mid-town Manhattan.

Source: SOHH