Usher collapses during his final performance of his Las Vegas residency

Usher did it his way — just like Frank Sinatra, another Vegas icon, before him.

The 45-year-old star wrapped up his My Way Las Vegas residency on Saturday and was overcome with emotion.

In a fan-made video, the singer, who is 45 and still gets it, falls to his knees in tears, surrounded by dancers and his show crew, while performing “Without You.” Once he could compose himself, Usher began singing David Guetta’s 2011 song Banger a capella, and his band and audience joined him.

“God bless you, I love you,” he told the crowd, thus concluding the residency that began in July 2022.

On social media, the “Confessions” singer appeared. subscriber A video of him from 2004 talking about the possibility of him doing a show in Vegas, which in 2004 was still seen as a sort of last resort for artists in the final years of their career.

“I’m a theater artist,” Usher says in the clip. “If you decide to go to Las Vegas, it will be the most amazing thing you’ve ever seen in your life.”

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“It’s not going to be like, ‘Oh my God, I’m washed out and this is just his chance, you know, to collect as many checks as he wants,'” he continued. No, it will be an extraordinary show.”

“I saw it then…look at me now,” he captioned the post.

And it’s just getting started. Next, Usher will headline the Super Bowl LVIII halftime show on February 11, the same day he will release his ninth studio album, Go home.

“It is the honor of a lifetime to finally check a Super Bowl performance off my bucket list,” Usher said in a statement last September. “I can’t wait to give the world a show unlike anything else they’ve seen from me before. Thank you to the fans and everyone who made this opportunity happen. I’ll see you soon.”

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