Usher won three Billboard Music Awards on Sunday night. He received honors as Top R&B Artist, Top R&B Album for “Raymond V Raymond,” and Top R&B Song for “OMG”. Congratulations to Usher and all of the nominees!
For all you Gleeks out there, “Yeah” is going to be featured in the season two finale of Glee! The song has been transformed into an all-female a capella version with singers replacing synthesizers. Check out an exclusive first listen below (courtesy of MTV News) and watch the finale featuring “Yeah” on Tuesday, May 24th. What do you think of Glee’s version of “Yeah”?
Congratulations to Usher on his nomination for Best Male R&B Artist at the 2011 BET Awards! Watch the award show live on BET this June 26 from Los Angeles’ Shrine Auditorium.
Before bringing the OMG Tour to Detroit for an high-energy show at the Palace of Auburn Hills, Usher and his New Look Foundation met with metro Detroit middle school students on Sunday. Usher’s goal is to help encourage students to dream big. His advice is to “always stay on your feet and stay alert. Chances ars something will happen as long as you’re focused.”
The students also took part in a high impact training session at Youthville Detroit where they focused on using their talent, creativity and education to become leaders. Watch an interview with Usher from the workshop.
Members of Usher’s New Look Foundation in North America and Kenya recently hosted a community forum about malaria and HIV/AIDS in Nairobi. Over 120 youth change agents participated in the successful event. Read a blog about the New Look experience in Kenya and donate to help Usher’s New Look Foundation effect change around the world.
Usher sat down with MSN for an exclusive interview. They talked about talk about the second and last U.S. leg of his OMG tour, how Usher helped discover Bieber, how social media helped route his new tour, and how touring three continents has helped the new album come together. Read the full interview.
Usher showed his kids exactly what his work is like in Orlando, FL. Usher’s sons, Usher Raymond V and Naviyd, joined their proud Dad on-stage at the #OMGTour, and they were all smiles throughout their appearance. Could this be the beginning of Usher V and Naviyd’s entertainment careers? Maybe, so keep a look out for them.
Check out these great pictures of Usher and his sons from Orlando.