Usher is the latest hot performer to be added to the 2011 ESSENCE Music Festival lineup. The multi-platinum-selling, chart-topping, Grammy-winning powerhouse will bring his “OMG” world tour to the New Orleans Superdome on Friday, July 1st.

Also joining this year’s lineup are Morris Day & The Time, British R&B band Loose Ends, soul singer Noel Gourdin, and newcomer Timothy Bloom.

The stellar lineup also includes Mary J. Blige, Kanye West, Jill Scott, Fantasia, Chaka Khan and so many more — not to forget, you’ll see a special New Edition reunion!

Check out the list of stellar performers now.

The annual festival is just around the corner — grab your tickets now.


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