Usher Raymond IV (born October 14, 1978) is an American R&B singer. He was born in Dallas, Texas, but raised in Chattanooga, Tennessee, until moving to Atlanta, Georgia. At the age of 12, his mother put him in local singing competitions before catching the attention of a music A&R from LaFace Records.
Usher (musician) Usher Raymond IV (born October 14, 1978) is an American singer, songwriter and dancer. He became well known in the late 1990s with the release of his second album My Way (1997). The album's single "Nice & Slow" reached number one on the US Billboard Hot 100 chart.
American singer Usher has released eight studio albums, ten compilation albums, eight extended plays, and 79 singles (including 19 as a featured artist). His music has been released on the LaFace, Arista, Jive and RCA record labels. Usher has sold more than 23 million albums in the United States alone and over 65 million albums worldwide.
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Billy Johnson Jr. of Yahoo! Music called the debut album "an enjoyable ride." Anderson Jones of Entertainment Weeklyin a less-than-enthusiastic review of the album called the songs "sophomoric" and "remarkably dull."
Usher debuted at number 167 on the US Billboard 200 chart.The album has sold over 200,000 copies in the United States to date.
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