This Nov. 17, 2011 file photo shows singer Usher Raymond at the "Pencils Of Promise" inaugural gala in New York. The Grammy-winning singer is collaborating with Macy's to curate the concept, music and design behind the company's annual July 4 fireworks extravaganza. Macy's said Thursday, May 9, 2013, it's the first time the company has worked with an artist on the concept. (AP Photo/Evan Agostini, file) Copyright 2011, The Associated Press
Usher to curate music for July 4th fireworks show
NEW YORK (AP) — Usher will be the spark for Macy's 4th of July fireworks show.
The Grammy-winning singer will collaborate with Macy's to curate the concept, music and design for the fireworks, which will be launched from barges off Manhattan.
It's the first time the company has worked with an artist on the concept for its annual show, Macy's said Thursday.
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