Happy birthday to Doja Cat! The “Paint the Town Red” hitmaker asked for birthday greetings on Saturday (Oct. 21), but she already got a pretty good gift before her actual birthday: Usher serenading her in Las Vegas.
Usher gave all his attention to Doja Cat at his Vegas residency Friday night while singing the sexy “There Goes My Baby,” off of the 2010 album Raymond v. Raymond, which hit No. 1 on the Billboard 200 albums chart that year.
“Ooh girl,” he sang, taking her hand. “You don’t know how good it feels to call you my girl/ There goes my baby/ There she goes, and she goes, and she goes and she goes.”
“Loving everything you do,” the “Good Good” singer crooned, then let the audience take over for “Ooh girl, look at you” as the pair danced.
“Doja Cat, ladies and gentlemen,” Usher, who’s in the midst of his My Way residency at Vegas’ Dolby Live, announced to the crowd.
He even improvised a bit, switching his lyric about “heels” to “stilettos: “Bet you ain’t know that I was checking you out when you was putting your stilettos on/ Swear your body’s so perfect, baby, how you work it baby/ I love the way that you be poking it out.”
Doja Cat released her latest album, Scarlet, in September. It rose to No. 4 on the Billboard 200 upon release.
Usher continues with his residency through early December.
Coming Home, the Atlanta superstar’s upcoming ninth album, will arrive the same day as his Super Bowl Halftime Show on Feb. 11, 2024.
Watch Usher singing to Doja Cat below.