Usher & The Roots
July 15, 2017
The Calgary Stampede is excited to announce eight-time GRAMMY-winning artist, Usher will be joined in concert by The Roots for an unforgettable performance at the 2017 Calgary Stampede. Usher & The Roots will light up the Scotiabank Saddledome on Saturday, July 15 as part of the 2017 Virgin Mobile Stampede Concert Series.
Usher has been ranked by the Recording Industry Association of America as one of the best-selling artists in American music history, having sold over 75 million albums worldwide. Usher has received 178 awards and 310 nominations. Among his wins, he enjoys eight Grammys, eight American Music Awards and 18 Billboard Music Awards. Usher’s latest album, Hard II Love, was released in September 2016 and marked the artist’s eighth debut in the top 5 on the Billboard 200 chart.
Formed in Philadelphia in 1987, three-time GRAMMY winners, The Roots have honed their eclectic contribution to hip-hop and pop music through a tireless touring ethic. The group has released fourteen studio albums and two live LPs, including hallmark recordings Do You Want More?!!!??!, Things Fall Apart, The Roots Come Alive and Phrenology. The Roots are also welcomed nightly into millions of homes as the house band on NBC’s The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon.