Team Usher! Your favorite singer has been nominated for: “Best R&B/Soul Male Artist,” “Album of the Year,” “Song of the Year,” “Best Dance Performance,” and “The Ashford & Simpson Songwriter’s Award”! The 2012 Soul Train Awards premiere on BET and Centric on November 25 at 9PM ET.
Ever wonder how Usher came to be “the most reliable hit-maker of his generation”? Check out Slate.com to get an inside look of what it’s like to be the “biggest male pop singer in the world”.
Usher recently sat down with the New York Post to talk about the success of his fifth studio album Looking 4 Myself, how The Beatles inspired his new sound, where he got his dance skills and his love of basketball. Get the full story here!
Congratulations are in order! Usher’s 2004 album “Confessions” has officially sold 10 million copies in the U.S., making it only the 19th album to sell 10 million since 1991. Usher now joins the ranks of Metallica, The Beatles, Eminem and many other artists! Congrats!
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A huge congratulations is in order for Usher on being honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk Of Fame! Check back for official times on the star unveiling ceremony.
Usher’s newest release, Looking 4 Myself has made Complex Magazine’s “The 50 Best Albums Of 2012…So Far” list! “With producer Diplo’s help, Usher’s first single “Climax”-a gloomy techno breakup song disguised as a slow jam-is one of the year’s most intriguing songs. The rest of the album is no letdown either,” says Complex. Click here to get in on the action now and don’t forget to pick up your copy at iTunes today!
Usher’s brand new album, Looking 4 Myself received a stellar review from Rolling Stone Magazine. With 4.5 out of 5 stars, Rolling Stone says that “if there’s anyone in music who doesn’t have an identity crisis, it’s Usher Raymond.” Click here to get the full review and don’t forget to get your copy of Looking 4 Myself today!
Congratulations to Usher for joining the Clinton Foundation and taking on the global challenge! Usher has recently become a supporter in the foundation that focuses on youth development and motivation to create a better world. Usher stated, “My challenge? To give kids a new look on life. I believe all young people have the potential to be tomorrow’s leaders. That’s why I’ve been working to help kids find new ways to serve their communities- and change their world for the better. No one knows the importance of service and citizenship better than President Clinton, and I’m proud to support the efforts of his foundation. Join us in the Clinton Foundation’s Global Challenge today.”
To learn more about the foundation click here and learn how you can take on the global challenge!
Mr. Raymond has been nominated for not one but two BET Awards this year, for Video of the Year and Best Male R&B Artist! See who else is in the running here and tune in to the 2012 BET Awards airing live from Los Angeles on Sunday, July 1st on BET!