Usher Joins COME FLY AWAY for Tonight's SYTYCD Broadcast
On tonight's live results show for 'So You Think You Can Dance', Usher will join Karine Plantadit and Keith Roberts from Broadway's COME FLY AWAY (previously announced); in the lineup of tonight's performances airing at 9:00 pm ET on FOX. Usher will perform his new hit song, "OMG".
Usher is a five-time Grammy winner that rose to fame in the 1990s, releasing the multi-platinum album My Way (1997) and 8701 (2001). His success continued with Confessions (2004). He has own record label, US Records; he launched the top-selling men's and women's fragrance line; and he founded and actively directs New Look, Inc., an organization established to empower youth from underserved communities by giving them the skills necessary to become corporate and community leaders. Usher was also instrumental in launching the career of teen singer, Justin Bieber. Usher made is Broadway debut in 2006, playing Billy Flynn in the Tony-winning musical CHICAGO.
COME FLY AWAY, the new musical from visionary director/choreographer Twyla Tharp, follows four couples as they fall in and out of love during one song and dance filled evening at a swingin' nightclub. Blending the legendary vocals of Frank Sinatra with a live on stage 19-piece big band and 15 of the world's finest dancers, COME FLY AWAY weaves an unparalleled hit parade of classics, including "Fly Me To The Moon," "My Way," and "That's Life" into a soaring musical fantasy of romance and seduction.
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