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Usher picks up marriage license in Las Vegas visit

Updated February 12, 2024 - 5:58 pm

Usher has a deep appreciation for Las Vegas tradition. His affection stretches to the city’s marriage history.

The 45-year-old R&B superstar and Super Bowl halftime performer has secured a marriage license so he can wed his longtime girlfriend, Jennifer Goicoechea.

Clark County Clerk Lynn Goya confirmed Sunday that Usher, legal name of Usher Raymond IV, and Goicoechea picked up the license at the Clark County License Bureau on Thursday night. The Daily Mail was first to report the event.

The pub also reports the couple plan to get married in an intimate ceremony after Usher’s performance in the Super Bowl. Their marital status has not been verified. Sources indicate it is possible they have been legally married. The officiant would have 10 days after the ceremony to file a wedding certificate with the county.

Goicoechea, 39, is a prominent figure in the music industry as a top-level exec for Epic Records. Usher brought her to the stage, to her apparent reluctance, during his show on Oct. 12, 2022. The event marked her birthday, which the couple celebrated onstage with a champagne toast.

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