Las Vegas, NV – In a special ceremony held on October 17, Las Vegas Mayor Carolyn Goodman presented Grammy-winning artist Usher with the Key to the City. Additionally, she declared October 17 as Usher Raymond Day throughout the city.
Usher, known for his chart-topping hits such as “Yeah!” and “Burn,” has been a significant force in the music industry for over two decades. His contributions to the entertainment world and his philanthropic efforts have earned him numerous accolades.
During the ceremony, Mayor Goodman praised Usher for not only his musical talents but also his commitment to making a positive impact on society. She highlighted his involvement in various charitable organizations, including his New Look Foundation, which focuses on empowering youth in underserved communities.
Accepting the honor, Usher expressed his gratitude to the city of Las Vegas and its residents. He acknowledged that Las Vegas had been a supportive environment throughout his career and expressed his excitement about the newly proclaimed Usher Raymond Day.
Following the ceremony, Usher took to social media to share his appreciation, expressing his love for Las Vegas and its vibrant culture. Fans flooded the comment section with messages of congratulations and gratitude for the artist’s music.
Las Vegas is no stranger to honoring esteemed figures from various industries. The city has previously bestowed the Key to the City to notable personalities, including musicians, actors, and athletes, for their outstanding achievements and contributions.
With the declaration of Usher Raymond Day, Las Vegas recognizes the significant impact Usher has had on the music landscape and his dedication to improving the lives of others. October 17 will now forever be a day to celebrate his talent and philanthropy within the city.