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Super Bowl Half Time Show

Anybody care to roast the whole damn thing?

by Anonymousreply 74February 13, 2024 12:55 AM

Is that today?

by Anonymousreply 1February 12, 2024 1:16 AM

Taylor's already started writing her vengeful breakup songs as she looks on from her box.

by Anonymousreply 2February 12, 2024 1:22 AM

Usher channeling Beyonce choreographyl

by Anonymousreply 3February 12, 2024 1:27 AM

Oh honey NO.

Not those cankles in a bodysuit.

by Anonymousreply 4February 12, 2024 1:30 AM

He’s not my favorite but he’s putting on a pretty great show. Now he’s getting nekkid

by Anonymousreply 5February 12, 2024 1:32 AM

I’m reminded a joke Lady Bunny used to tell like 15 years ago: “Did you all know that Justin Bieber has a ten-inch cock? He does, he does — it’s in his ass and belongs to Usher”.

by Anonymousreply 6February 12, 2024 1:32 AM

I’ll give him credit for singing live but his music is not very memorable.

by Anonymousreply 7February 12, 2024 1:33 AM

Alicia Keyes should get to work on producing and starring in "The Lena Horne" biopic.

by Anonymousreply 8February 12, 2024 1:34 AM

What, that's it?

by Anonymousreply 9February 12, 2024 1:37 AM

My seventy-something parents are doubtless decrying the NFL as having gone woke for hosting a half-time show that’s just a bunch of coloreds.

by Anonymousreply 10February 12, 2024 1:38 AM

Ludacris has not aged. He looks exactly the same as he did 25 years ago.

by Anonymousreply 11February 12, 2024 1:39 AM

It's time to retire these over produced, bloated halftime shows.

by Anonymousreply 12February 12, 2024 1:39 AM

THIS is a halftime show!

by Anonymousreply 13February 12, 2024 1:39 AM

Yawn.

by Anonymousreply 14February 12, 2024 1:40 AM

Next year R12 wants to just see Anne Murray singing her biggest hits straight to camera accompanied only by a piano.

by Anonymousreply 15February 12, 2024 1:46 AM

I'm trying to think...

Has anyone other than Madonna and Usher done both Broadway and the Super Bowl halftime show?

by Anonymousreply 16February 12, 2024 1:49 AM

[quote]Has anyone other than Madonna and Usher done both Broadway and the Super Bowl halftime show?

Carol Channing. She was the very first Super Bowl halftime show performer.

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by Anonymousreply 17February 12, 2024 1:52 AM

They need to give it to Erika Girardi next year.

by Anonymousreply 18February 12, 2024 1:54 AM

It was fun and Usher is one of the greats, I fear. At it for decades. They really aren't making professionals like him anymore.

by Anonymousreply 19February 12, 2024 1:56 AM

WOW, R17

I had no idea. Thanks!

by Anonymousreply 20February 12, 2024 1:57 AM

Usher is fat fit.

by Anonymousreply 21February 12, 2024 1:59 AM

What is this Usher of which you speak?

by Anonymousreply 22February 12, 2024 2:00 AM

Wow Jen Anniston has lost a lot of weight

by Anonymousreply 23February 12, 2024 2:00 AM

I guess that was a return to form for basic halftime shows. B+

Rihanna’s blasé effort last year was still effortlessly cooler.

She had a better stage, too.

by Anonymousreply 24February 12, 2024 2:01 AM

I thought his togs were cute. But yeah, they were styled to cover fit-fat.

by Anonymousreply 25February 12, 2024 2:01 AM

Who?

by Anonymousreply 26February 12, 2024 2:02 AM

That was…..underwhelming

by Anonymousreply 27February 12, 2024 2:03 AM

Reba put on a better show at the beginning

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by Anonymousreply 28February 12, 2024 2:05 AM

I enjoyed it. Love 2000 hip hop

by Anonymousreply 29February 12, 2024 2:06 AM

I’m surprised he didn’t try to get in shape before having to take his shirt off on the biggest stage in the country.

by Anonymousreply 30February 12, 2024 2:12 AM

“Show your tits! Show your tits!”

by Anonymousreply 31February 12, 2024 2:13 AM

He’s pregnant! He’s pregnant!

by Anonymousreply 32February 12, 2024 2:20 AM

Unless you're Prince singing Purple Rain, don't do a ballad at the half time show. Even 4 bars. Just awful.

by Anonymousreply 33February 12, 2024 2:23 AM

It's getting raves.

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by Anonymousreply 34February 12, 2024 2:26 AM

It's getting panned.

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by Anonymousreply 35February 12, 2024 2:28 AM

Yeah, the ballad was all like 'Saturday night sexy-time with the wifey' vibe; like Barry White lights down low stuff

by Anonymousreply 36February 12, 2024 2:28 AM

Step up from last year, when Rihanna slept through her performance. It was perfectly adequate. I don't think Usher looked fat.

by Anonymousreply 37February 12, 2024 2:33 AM

I loved the roller skates but wish the producers did a few more wide shots so we could see the dancing marching band.

B+

by Anonymousreply 38February 12, 2024 2:36 AM

[quote] Rihanna’s blasé effort last year was still effortlessly cooler.

[quote] Step up from last year, whenRihanna slept through her performance

...pregnant...

by Anonymousreply 39February 12, 2024 2:37 AM

Pretty good!

by Anonymousreply 40February 12, 2024 2:39 AM

Usher makes me miss Diana Ross & her helicopter.

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by Anonymousreply 41February 12, 2024 2:42 AM

it doesn’t matter if it sucked, we will be told it was “ brilliant”. CNN is saying it “slayed”! It will be the “best halftime show in history”…. Until the next hip-hop/soul/rap act does it next year.

Any guesses why?

by Anonymousreply 42February 12, 2024 2:43 AM

Guess you missed the Deadline review above, R42.

by Anonymousreply 43February 12, 2024 2:45 AM

For the life of me I couldn't name one Usher song. Did he have any well-known hits?

by Anonymousreply 44February 12, 2024 2:47 AM

This is the reason no one sings live at these things. It's too hard. Especially at 45 to sing and dance like that.

by Anonymousreply 45February 12, 2024 2:47 AM

ThT show was all over the place and really bad.

by Anonymousreply 46February 12, 2024 2:47 AM

[quote] This is the reason no one sings live at these things. It's too hard. Especially at 45 to sing and dance like that.

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by Anonymousreply 47February 12, 2024 2:52 AM

Who cares. Those football butts still drive me nuts after the halftime show!

by Anonymousreply 48February 12, 2024 2:53 AM

Fail. Themeless, sensory overkill resulting in boredom.

by Anonymousreply 49February 12, 2024 2:57 AM

I liked it

by Anonymousreply 50February 12, 2024 3:02 AM

r49 Wrong

by Anonymousreply 51February 12, 2024 3:03 AM

I’ve never gotten Ushers appeal. I grew up when he was huge and listened to R&b but I always thought his voice wasn’t great and he just wasn’t that sexy. Especially when you look at the other guys who were making music then. I was a big R Kelly fan back then before we all knew he was a sex offender and Usher seemed like a second rate immitation.

by Anonymousreply 52February 12, 2024 3:03 AM

2022 was the best in recent memory.

by Anonymousreply 53February 12, 2024 3:14 AM

He’s handsome

by Anonymousreply 54February 12, 2024 3:15 AM

Starlight Express finally gets flowers at the Super Bowl!

by Anonymousreply 55February 12, 2024 3:17 AM

They should have done Xanadu.

by Anonymousreply 56February 12, 2024 3:25 AM

It was better than many, especially last year's. I'm not a big Usher fan, though. I imagine if I were, I would have loved it. Hey Ya holds many nice memories for me, so I enjoyed its performance. For me, 2001 with Aerosmith, Britney, *NSYNC, Mary K. Blige, and Nelly was the best. It fit the times and was spectacular.

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by Anonymousreply 57February 12, 2024 3:33 AM

C+ for me. Wasn't awful but will quickly fall down the list of most memorable halftime shows.

by Anonymousreply 58February 12, 2024 4:25 AM

Social Media has spoken. One of the best halftime shows ever. Usher is back!

by Anonymousreply 59February 12, 2024 4:38 AM

Usher was bland beyond belief.

Imagine how if a [italic]real[/italic] soul singer (someone like Marvin Gaye or Al Green) had performed? We would have been hanging on every word.

Instead, we were presented with an exercise in shallow showmanship and soulless grooves. When doves cry indeed.

by Anonymousreply 60February 12, 2024 6:47 AM

Oops! I accidentally omitted couple of words "Imagine how [bold]we would have felt[/bold] if a..."

by Anonymousreply 61February 12, 2024 6:49 AM

Can Asian women be natural red heads???

by Anonymousreply 62February 12, 2024 6:55 AM

Why do we have to keep seeing H.E.R. ?

She's so cheesy with her air guitar playing and sunglasses.

by Anonymousreply 63February 12, 2024 7:11 AM

dull... flat.

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by Anonymousreply 64February 12, 2024 7:12 AM

I'll wait until tomorrow and get Ari Melber's clever take on the show.

by Anonymousreply 65February 12, 2024 7:19 AM

Is it me or do male singers with the choreography never lip-synch?

I think the first half of the halftime show was boring but the last couple of songs and the skating were pretty awesome. Usher has some bangers.

by Anonymousreply 66February 12, 2024 11:26 AM

Pretty good as far as these bloated shitty medley performances go. Confessions is legitimately an amazing album.

by Anonymousreply 67February 12, 2024 11:32 AM

Imagine if he had done the show with just a spotlight on him on the stage singing and dancing while the musicians are unseen offstage.

Why did he need to have a cast of thousands gyrating all around him?

by Anonymousreply 68February 12, 2024 11:40 AM

At least it wasn't as bad as Idina Menzel screaming Frozen

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by Anonymousreply 69February 12, 2024 11:47 AM

Storm rage oooon!

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by Anonymousreply 70February 12, 2024 11:49 AM

Adele Dazeem R69!

by Anonymousreply 71February 12, 2024 4:42 PM

He was sweating like a field hand! My friend said he should to change his name to Gusher.

He ought to be in the best shape he’ll ever be. He just wrapped up his Vegas residency, then a run in France, and is preparing for new world tour.

by Anonymousreply 72February 12, 2024 5:59 PM

His vocals at the beginning were a mess. They got better. Usher has some good songs, but this performance was jumbled and kind of messy.

I refuse to believe H.E.R. is a real artist. She only pops up at events like this to play guitar. I have yet to hear a single song by her or even be made aware of the title of one, despite her being around for years.

by Anonymousreply 73February 12, 2024 6:03 PM

[quote]Did he have any well-known hits?

Yeah.

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by Anonymousreply 74February 13, 2024 12:55 AM
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