Win your tickets to Usher! He will be at TD Garden on August 27th & August 28th for his PAST PRESENT FUTURE Tour!

HOT 96.9 wants you to be there for FREE! It’s the only way we know how to rock.

Tickets are on sale now at

Enter to win your tickets below:

Contest Rules

For the ‘Win Tickets to Usher' Online Contest, enter between 10:00am (ET) on Tuesday, February 6, 2024and 11:59pm (ET) on Wednesday, August 21, 2024 by visiting the 'Contests' page on, and completing the online entry form. At or around 10:30AM (ET) on Thursday, August 22, 2024 up to a maximum of one (1) winner will be randomly selected. Upon verification, winner will receive one (1) pair of tickets to Usher on August 27, 2024 at TD Garden in Boston, MA. The prize is valued at approximately $200, courtesy of HOT 96.9 and Live Nation.

HOT 96.9's General Contest Rules Apply and are available by clicking HERE.




These rules apply to the Usher On-Air Giveaway (“Contest”) conducted by Beasley Media Group, LLC d/b/a WBQT-FM (“Station”). In addition, the General Contest Rules posted at apply to this Contest. If there is a conflict between the General Contest Rules and the Rules for this Contest, the Rules for this Contest shall control.


  1. The Contest will begin on Monday, March 4, 2024 and end on Friday, March 8, 2024.
  1. To participate in the Contest, listen to the Station each weekday beginning on Monday, March 4, 2024 and ending on Friday, March 8, 2024 between the hours of 7:00am Eastern Time (“ET”) and 7:00pm ET for an Usher song (“Song”) to begin to air. When you hear the Song begin to air, text the keyword “USHER” to 833-973-0969. Message and data rates may be charged by your wireless carrier. The Station is not responsible for any fees incurred by you for this method of entry. Text message and any mobile device entries will be deemed made by the authorized account holder of the mobile account submitted at the time of entry. The authorized account holder is the natural person who is assigned to the text or mobile telephone number by a telecommunications provider, or other organization that is responsible for assigning such numbers. By initiating a text message to the Station in this Contest, you also expressly consent to the receipt of a reply message confirming your entry and notification via text if you are selected to be a winner.


  1. Only one (1) entry per person per Song airing is permitted. Multiple entrants are not permitted to share the same telephone number. Entrants are not permitted to use multiple telephone numbers. The deadline to enter is ten (10) minutes after the Song begins to air. Any text message entries received after ten (10) minutes past the beginning of the Song or any text message entries with the incorrect Keyword will be disqualified.


  1. Only airings of songs where Usher is the main artist will be considered cues to enter. Songs where Usher is a featured artist will not be considered cues to enter.
  2. There will be up to a total of five (5) Prize winners selected in the Contest.


  1. This Contest is open to all Station listeners who are 18 years of age or older as of the date of entry into the Contest, who are legal US residents and reside in Massachusetts, New Hampshire or Rhode Island, except where prohibited by law. Winners must possess a valid, government-issued ID and show proof of residency to verify eligibility.


  1. Up to five (5) Prizes will be awarded in this Contest.  Each Prize consists of two (2) tickets (valid for winner and one (1) guest) to Usher at TD Garden in Boston, MA on August 27, 2024. Approximate Retail Value of each Prize is $200.00.

The winner will be solely responsible for all taxes and all other fees and expenses not specified herein associated with the receipt and use of the prize(s). The prize(s) is awarded as is. Tickets valid only on the date(s) printed on the tickets. Tickets are not refundable or transferable, and may not be substituted or exchanged for cash or credit at any time, nor will tickets be replaced if lost or stolen. Tickets may not be sold to a third party. If a prize-related event is unable to take place as scheduled, for reasons such as cancellation, preemption, postponement or unavailability, including for weather, or for any reason beyond control of the Station and/or prize provider, their sole responsibility to the winner(s) will be to award the remaining available elements of the prize(s) and no substitution or compensation will be provided for the unawarded element(s) of the prize(s). The Station and/or venue, in their sole discretion, reserve the right to deny entry to or to remove the winner(s) and/or guest(s) if either engages in disruptive behavior, does not follow Station and/or venue policy regarding COVID-19 guidelines, or in a manner with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person at the prize-related event. Winner understands that there are inherent risks involved in attending the prize-related event.

  1. Prizes or prize certificates must be claimed at the office of the Station located at 1075 Main Street, Suite 300, Waltham, MA 02451, Monday-Friday, during regular business hours. Prize or prize certificate must be claimed within one (1) day of winning. Failure to claim Prize by the specified time will result in forfeiture of the prize. It is the winner’s sole responsibility to claim the Prize or prize certificate within the timeline provided in these Official Rules.


  1. Up to five (5) Prize winners will be selected as follows:

Up to one (1) Prize winner will be selected at approximately 7:00pm ET each weekday beginning on Monday, March 4, 2024 and ending on Friday, March 8, 2024 in a Station-conducted random drawing from all combined eligible text message entries received that weekday. Potential Prize winners will be notified by phone promptly following the random drawing.

Non-selected entries will not rollover into subsequent weekday’s random drawings, if any.

  1. Odds of winning a Prize depend on the number of eligible text messages entries received for each weekday’s random drawing.
  2. Entrants must listen to the Station for the Song airings, but need not be present to win a Prize.
  3. Decisions of Station management with respect to the Contest are final.


  1. The Station reserves the right to end any contest or amend these rules upon announcement on air and by publication at
  1. For website contests: By use of the Station’s website and by entering this Contest, entrants agree to the Station’s Terms of Service Agreement and to the use of Personal Information as stated in the Privacy Policy located at
  1. Copies of the written Contest rules and a list of all winners are available during regular business hours at the main studio of the Station, 1075 Main Street, Suite 300, Waltham, MA 02451 or by sending a self-addressed, stamped envelope to the Station.



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