This 4 th of July, the nation’s largest patriotic pyrotechnic display will illuminate the night sky over New York City as the 37 th annual Macy’s 4 th of July Fireworks ® rumble to life. A spectacle like no other, this year’s show will feature a first-ever, one-of-a-kind collaboration with global superstar Usher, who has sold over 50 million records worldwide throughout his illustrious career and will join Macy’s in igniting sparks over the Hudson River.
The Empire State Building will join the Macy's 4th of July Fireworks party with a one-of-a-kind light show to the epic finale of the nation's largest Independence Day display. (Photo: Business Wire)
“This year Macy’s 4 th of July Fireworks will be transformed into a giant party in the sky captivating audiences along the Hudson River and on television screens across the country,” Amy Kule, executive producer of Macy’s 4 th of July Fireworks. “Since 1976, Macy’s Fireworks have grown in scale and artistry. With this first-ever collaboration with Usher, we are taking the show to the next level of entertainment spectacle, combining the very best of Macy’s Fireworks with Usher’s unparalleled artistic vision.”
“I’m really excited to add my flavor to the Macy’s 4th of July Fireworks, the largest show in America. As an artist, it’s important that I expand creatively into new areas. Working on the score and fireworks design has been a great experience that’s allowed me to share my voice in a new way,” commented Usher. “The 4th of July is a collective celebration of freedom and I hope that through the music and visuals, I’ve helped express the energy and passion of our nation. I can’t wait for the countdown; we’re getting ready to surprise the audience with the ultimate Independence Day party.”