Usher News

  • Drake, Lil Wayne, Usher & More Set To Perform At 2014 BET Awards [Update: T.I., Rick Ross, Juicy & More Added]
    Drake, Lil Wayne, Usher & More Set To Perform At 2014 BET Awards [Update: T.I., Rick Ross, Juicy & More Added]
    Jun 26, 2014 at 04:19pm
    The BET awards are quickly approaching, and today we've been given a few of the performers set to take the stage at the big event. Things were already off to a big start with Chris Rock confirmed to host the show, but this new announcement has definitely taken anticipation to the next level. According to the network, Drake, Lil Wayne, Pharrell, and Usher will all be doing musical numbers that night, while the likes of Trey Songz and Jennifer Hudson will be among the presenters.
  • Man Who Killed Usher's Step-Son With Jet Ski Has Been Arrested [Update: Accused Man Pleads Not Guilty To All Charges]
    Man Who Killed Usher's Step-Son With Jet Ski Has Been Arrested [Update: Accused Man Pleads Not Guilty To All Charges]
    Mar 20, 2013 at 03:57pm
     Usher's step-son died after a jet-ski accident last summer, at only 11-years old. Now the jet ski operator who allegedly ran over Kyle Glover has been arrested.
  • Usher, J. Cole, 50 Cent & More Perform At Drake's OVO Fest
    Usher, J. Cole, 50 Cent & More Perform At Drake's OVO Fest
    Aug 4, 2014 at 10:46pm
    Drake always makes sure to keep the surprises coming at his annual OVO Fest, and this year is no exception. So far, he's brought out plenty of guests, including YG for "Who Do You Love", Lauryn Hill, who sang back up on "Days In The East", and Usher who performed a selection of hits like "Climax" and "Confessions". Other guests have included the likes of Jhene Aiko, J. Cole, PartyNextDoor, Tinashe, and more.
  • Usher Comes To The Defense Of Former Protégé Justin Bieber [Update: Usher Makes Another Statement]
    Usher Comes To The Defense Of Former Protégé Justin Bieber [Update: Usher Makes Another Statement]
    Jun 7, 2014 at 04:53pm
    With Justin Bieber, a pop star with many connections in the hip-hop world, coming under fire this week for an unearthed video of him making a racist joke at age 15, it seems as if everyone in the music sphere is eager to voice their opinion on the issue. Following Lupe Fiasco's comparison of Bieber to Donald Sterling, Usher, the singer's former mentor, has come out in defense of Bieber. 
  • Usher And Justin Bieber Are Getting Sued For $10 Million
    Usher And Justin Bieber Are Getting Sued For $10 Million
    Jun 18, 2015 at 07:42pm
    A R&B singer named De Rico is suing Justin Bieber and Usher for $10 million in damages for ripping off his song "Somebody to Love," reports Reuters. De Rico, otherwise known as Devin Copeland, is claiming that three Bieber-Usher tracks constitute copyright infringement by way of "beat pattern, time signature, and similar chords and lyrics."
  • Review: Wale's "Album About Nothing"
    Review: Wale's "Album About Nothing"
    Apr 7, 2015 at 03:54pm
    Seven years after Wale released his blazing Mixtape About Nothing, he’s released The Album About Nothing. His alternative hip hop style has come a long way in the time since; he’s inked a deal with Rick Ross, had a #2 album with Ambition, and a #1 album with The Gifted.
  • Drake Surpasses Usher For Most No. 1s On R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay Chart
    Drake Surpasses Usher For Most No. 1s On R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay Chart
    Jul 30, 2014 at 10:25am
    Drake broke a Billboard record this week, surpassing Usher for the most no. 1 records on Billboard's R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay charts since its inception 22 years ago.
  • Usher Details Chris Brown Collaboration On New Album
    Usher Details Chris Brown Collaboration On New Album
    May 8, 2014 at 02:25pm
    Chris Brown may be locked up, but his presence in the R&B game is still strong. The singer's Ty Dolla $ign-penned track, "Loyal" is currently tearing up the clubs, and even got the full video treatment.
  • Jermaine Dupri Says Ciara's Latest Single Is An Usher "Rip-Off"
    Jermaine Dupri Says Ciara's Latest Single Is An Usher "Rip-Off"
    Mar 14, 2015 at 09:14pm
    Last week, Robin Thicke and Pharrell were ordered to pay over $7 million to Marvin Gaye's family on the basis of copyright infringement. Jurors determined that Thicke and Pharrell's "Blurred Lines", which has become one of the best-selling singles of all time, was guilty of plagiarizing Marvin Gaye's 1977 hit "Got to Give It Up". 
  • Usher Engaged To Longtime Girlfriend & Manager Grace Miguel
    Usher Engaged To Longtime Girlfriend & Manager Grace Miguel
    Jan 14, 2015 at 01:50am
    There are wedding bells in the air for Usher. The 36 year old R&B superstar is reportedly engaged to his longtime girlfriend and manager Grace Miguel according to US Weekly and several other reliable sources.
  • "The Mixtape About Nothing" Vs. "More About Nothing" Vs. "The Album About Nothing"
    "The Mixtape About Nothing" Vs. "More About Nothing" Vs. "The Album About Nothing"
    Apr 9, 2015 at 10:29am
    Wale's Projects About Nothing demonstrated his love for Seinfeld mixed in with a healthy dose of alternative hip hop. The Mixtape About Nothing kicked off the love affair with 19 tracks, mostly containing Best Kept Secret production, but the tape also had some music from The Roots, J Dilla, Lil Wayne, and The Budos Band for healthy measure.
  • Man Found Guilty For Homicide Of Usher's Stepson
    Man Found Guilty For Homicide Of Usher's Stepson
    Feb 20, 2014 at 07:59pm
    The death of Usher's 11-year old stepson in 2012 was a true tragedy, particularly because of how avoidable it was. Kile Glover, who was the son of Usher's ex-wife Tameka, was hit by a jet ski while tubing with his father on Georgia's Lake Vanier in July of 2012. The collision caused severe brain injuries, and Kile was declared brain dead shortly after the incident. Jeffrey Hubbard, the operator of the jet ski, was arrested last march on multiple charges, and today was found guilty for homicide.
  • Usher Maintains Custody Of Sons After Emergency Hearing [Update: Usher's Ex Asks Judge To Hold Him In Contempt For Poor Co-Parenting]
    Usher Maintains Custody Of Sons After Emergency Hearing [Update: Usher's Ex Asks Judge To Hold Him In Contempt For Poor Co-Parenting]
    Oct 7, 2013 at 09:53am
    Usher will retain custody of his two sons after an Atlanta judge dismissed an emergency motion filed by his ex-wife, Tameka Raymond, after she tried seeking temporary custody of their children. 
  • Usher Will Drop A Single Featuring Nicki Minaj And Pharrell Tomorrow
    Usher Will Drop A Single Featuring Nicki Minaj And Pharrell Tomorrow
    Jul 7, 2014 at 06:04pm
    With his songs "Good Kisser" and "I Don't Mind" already competing (unofficially) for "R&B song of the year," Usher just revealed that he's about to drop yet another high-powered bomb on us. “She Came To Give It To You" will touch down at 7 AM tomorrow on Chicago’s WGCI 107.5, and will feature Nicki Minaj and production from Pharrell. Ursher announced the news via the radio station's Instagram account today (watch the video below).  “She Came To Give It To You" is set to appear on the R&B singer's upcoming 8th album, which is due out in September. 
  • Wale's New Single With Usher, "The Matrimony," Drops Tomorrow
    Wale's New Single With Usher, "The Matrimony," Drops Tomorrow
    Mar 1, 2015 at 03:46pm
    Wale's fourth LP, The Album About Nothing hits stores on March 31st, so it's about time the rapper got the wheels rolling on a big single. Today, Folarin did just that, announcing "The Matrimony", an Usher-assisted record that will premiere Monday, March 2nd. As the title suggests, the single seems to have a wedding-centric theme, as the art depicts a diamond ring and a dollar sign in opposition. Naturally, it's got the cover is also Seinfeld-themed, which makes us hope there's an envelope joke tucked in there somewhere.
  • Kanye West Set To Receive "Visionary Award" At The BET Honors 2015
    Kanye West Set To Receive "Visionary Award" At The BET Honors 2015
    Dec 9, 2014 at 07:24pm
    On February 23rd, BET will be airing their annual BET Honors award ceremony, and they've just announced that Kanye West will be receiving the coveted "Visionary Award." Usher, Phylicia Rashad, John W. Thompson, and Dr. Johnnetta B. Cole will also be receiving the award, all of whom have "made a difference in business, theater, art, music, and technology."
  • Top Tracks of The Week: December 29 - January 6
    Top Tracks of The Week: December 29 - January 6
    Jan 6, 2015 at 04:07pm
    New Year, New Tracks. For the new readers, TTOTW is our weekly rundown of what's new and notable at the top of our charts.
  • Someone Is Reportedly Trying To Sell An Usher Sex Tape
    Someone Is Reportedly Trying To Sell An Usher Sex Tape
    Nov 12, 2014 at 09:49am
    Usher is the latest celebrity to be involved in a sex tape scandal. It seems things have finally quieted down for Iggy Azalea, who recently had a sex tape of her own threaten to surface. Now Usher finds himself in a similar situation, with a tape from Ursh's past possibly coming back to haunt him.
  • Usher Sued For Alleged Theft Of "Confessions" Single 'Caught Up'
    Usher Sued For Alleged Theft Of "Confessions" Single 'Caught Up'
    Nov 10, 2013 at 02:04pm
    Usher's been in the courtroom as of late (his ex recently asked a judge to hold him in contempt for poor co-parenting), but these appearances haven't concerned his music until now. 
  • BTS Photos: Kid Ink, Usher & Tinashe's "Body Language" Video
    BTS Photos: Kid Ink, Usher & Tinashe's "Body Language" Video
    Oct 13, 2014 at 04:10pm
    Just over a month ago, Kid Ink dropped off the Usher and Tinashe-assisted "Body Language," the first single from his upcoming follow-up to My Own Lane, and now it looks as though a video's on its way.
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