Usher announces Las Vegas residency at Caesars Palace for 2021

Usher will headline a residency at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace Las Vegas starting in July 2021. (Image courtesy Caesars Entertainment / Live Nation)

Eight-time Grammy-winner Usher will be setting up in Las Vegas next year.

Live Nation and Caesars Entertainment announced the singer will headline a residency at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace.

It's the first major headlining residency announced for the Las Vegas Strip since the coronavirus outbreak brought entertainment to a grinding halt in March.

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"I have missed performing for my fans live and I am so excited to see them in Las Vegas," Usher said in a press release. "My residency at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace will be full of surprises and an Usher experience like they've never seen or heard before!"

The opening date is set for July 16, 2021, with eight more dates scheduled for that month: 17, 21, 23, 24, 28, 30, 31.

Usher will then return for four shows wrapped around New Year's: Dec. 28, 29, 31 and Jan. 1.

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His hit singles include "You Make Me Wanna...", "Nice & Slow," "U Got It Bad" and "Yeah!"

Tickets will go on sale to the public starting Thursday, Sept. 10, at 10 a.m. PST.