- Wed Sep 23, 2015, 11:08 PM GMT
The couple, who has been dating since 2009, has eloped and jetted off to Cuba for honeymoon.READ MORE
R&B professional singer Usher Raymond IV was born on October 14, 1978 in Chattanooga, Tennessee. He was raised there alongside his younger brother James by his single parent mother named Jonnetta Patton, who previously worked as a full-timer in an office. Usher began his singing career at his six-year age by joining the local church choir. Next at his twelfth year age, the guy followed his family moved to Atlanta, Georgia, where he began participating in various local talent shows. Later on in 1992, he met Bryant Reid, brother of the famed R&B producer and co-president of LaFace Records Antonio Reid, in an audition in his school. Got impressed by Usher's singing talent, Bryant attempted his audition for Reid, who at the end offered him a recording contract.
After that began working on his debut album, Usher's hard work came to fruition with the release of his eponymous LP "Usher" on August 30, 1994 under LaFace's wings which sad to say peaked at number 167 on the Billboard 200, making it his lowest-selling album to date selling a little over 50,000 units. In 1996, the will-becoming notable rapper had also made recording jingles for Coca-Cola and that year Summer Olympics in Atlanta. Soon afterwards, together with some other vocalists, Usher formed a vocal group dubbed Black Men United and recorded a song called "U Will Know," featured as the 1994 romantic drama film "Jason's Lyric" soundtrack, which became his most successful to date, reached number 28 on the Billboard Hot 100 late that year and number 5 on the Hot R&B/Hip Hop Charts. Graduated from North Springs High School in Sandy Springs, Georgia, Usher entered the studio to record his sophomore album "My Way" with 6 out of its 9 tracks were co-written by Usher himself. Released in October 1997, the LP went success as it reached number 4 on the Billboard 200, number 1 on the R&B album charts, number 13 on the Canadian charts and that its two hit singles; "You Make Me Wanna" (1997) and "My Way" (1998) had eventually led the album to be certified multi-platinum.
The 'DJ Got Us Falling in Love' crooner was previously rumored to be getting 'a secret wedding' to Grace in Savannah on Saturday, August 15.READ MORE
Hill's 'Black Is the Color of My True Love's Hair', Usher's 'My Baby Just Cares for Me' and Jazmine Sullivan's 'Baltimore' have just been debuted online.READ MORE
After a district judge dismissed the case last year, the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals says Bieber's song and the plaintiffs' version have a 'strikingly similar melody.'READ MORE
The three former coaches will help mentor the remaining contestants, including Koryn Hawthorne and Kimberly Nichole, for next week's performance show.READ MORE
The two R'n'B singers, who previously teamed up for 'New Flame' from Breezy's 'X' album, join forces for the new song that's expected to appear on Usher's long-awaited 'UR' album.READ MORE