Anonymous asked in Entertainment & MusicMusicR&B & Soul · 1 decade ago

What Do U Know ABout Usher?

-List some facts about USHER!


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  • 1 decade ago
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    Usher was born in Dallas Texas.

    When Usher lived in Chattanooga, TN he was in a singing group.

    Usher was on the hit tv show Star Search and won several times.

    Usher lived with Sean "P.Diddy" Combs during the production of his first album "Usher".

    Usher has a Harley Davidson motorcycle.

    Usher's favorite flowers are orchids and his favorite book is Conversations With God.

    Usher once toured with Janet Jackson (in 1998 for his My Way album).

    Usher's mother Jonnetta Patton was also his manager.

    Usher has 1 sibling - a brother - James Lackey.

    . Usher has his own record label.

    Usher has starred in movies & tv shows (Moesha, The Parenthood, The Faculty, She's All That, Texas Rangers, Light It Up, Disney's Gepetto and more).

    Usher has done duets with Monica & Mariah Carey.

    Usher's favorite singers include Michael Jackson, Donnie Hathoway, Marvin Gaye & Stevie Wonder.

    Usher's album "Confessions" sold 1.1 million copies in the 1st week - breaking an R&B record.

    Usher net worth is approximately $32 million.

    . Usher dated TLC member Rozonda Chilli Thomas for about 2 1/2 years.

    Usher had his first kiss at the age of 12 at Dalewood Middle School.

    Usher's best friend & personal assistant is Keith Thomas.

    His album Here I Stand came out on May 27, 2008.

    Usher's song I Can't Win was written by Ne-Yo.

    He has a younger brother named James Lackey, his birthday is July 26th, 1984. He usually goes by J. Lack and he helps produce music.

    He swears his latest album, Confessions–which features songs about a painful breakup and infidelity–is not a reflection on his recent split with TLC member Rozonda Chilli Thomas.

    He has three singles from his album Confessions in Billboard top 10, a feat only previously matched by British bands the Beatles and the Bee Gees.

    Usher became the first artist in 34 years to top Billboard Hot 100 singles chart four times in a year.

    He is launching the first-ever celebrity debit card. The Usher's Debit MasterCard, is backed by the financial service group Bankfirst.

    Usher says his mother is his best friend. He credits her for keeping him grounded. She continues to guide Usher's career as his manager today, a duty she assumed after quitting her full-time office job when deciding to move to Atlanta.

    In 1998, he was the opening act for Janet Jackson's Velvet Rope Tour.

    He likes being famous because he can perform and meet his fans.

    He likes eating seafood and soul food

    He loves using the words nasty, nice, and slow

    Usher's Favorites:

    City: Atlanta, Georgia

    Movie: The Five Heartbeats

    Song: As We Lay by Shirley Murdock

    Car: Bentley

    Rapper: Notorious B.I.G.

    Singers: Donny Hathoway, Stevie Wonder, R. Kelly, and Michael Jackson

    Flower: Orchid Flowers

    Proteam: Atlanta Hawks

    Color: Yellow

    Snacks: Strawberries, whipped cream, and chocolate

    Usher volunteers for the Boys and Girls Club.

    When Usher was 14 he was spotted at a talent show by a record executive from LaFace Records.

    Usher has made a cologne and perfume line it is named after himself.

    Barbra Walters named Usher one of the 10 most fascinating people of 2004.

    In September 2007, Usher placed his Atlanta home in Country Club of the South on the market for an asking price of $1.95 million.

    Usher is a supporter of Presidential candidate, Barack Obama. Usher made a speech at Obama's political rally on September 20, 2007 at the Georgia World Congress Center.

    He criticizes TV's extreme makeover shows because people should learn to love who they are.

    Has opened Camp New Look in Atlanta, a summer camp for minority youth designed to help prodigies-in-training realize their dreams.

    His associated acts are acts R. Kelly, Ludacris, Lil Jon, Mary J. Blige, and Jadakiss.

    He has black hair and brown eyes.

    Usher has sold approximately 30 million albums worldwide.

    He celebrated his 26th birthday in the "Rainbow Room" in the Rockafella Center. Among the guests at the party were Sean 'P. Diddy' Combs, Patti LaBelle, Donald Trump and his wife Melania Trump, Naomi Campbell, Jay-Z, Jermaine Dupri, Pharrell Williams, and Mariah Carey.

    His 5th album, Confessions sold over 1.1 million copies in its first week, the highest first-week total ever for an R&B album.

    At 12.1 seconds, he holds the record on Star Search for the longest note sung by a child. He set the record in 1983.

    He was dating Rozonda 'Chilli' Thomas, but broke up with her in 2004.

    In 1999, Usher was chosen as one of Teen People magazine's "21 Hottest Stars Under 21.

    He won the 1997 Soul Train Award for Best R&B Single by a Male, for his song You Make Me Wanna.

    Usher is concentrating on taking his musical abilities to the next level by perfecting his skills as a live performer.

    He began singing in his church choir.

    His mother, Jonetta Patton, was a single mom.

    Usher is good friends with R&B/Soul artist, Robin Thicke.

    Due to a flu, he had to cancel all of his performances in the Broadway Musical Chicago in early 2006, but finally took over the role of "Billy Flynn" on August 22, receiving mixed critics.

    He is the godson of actor Ben Vereen.

    He is the co-owner of a NBA team, the Cleveland Cavaliers.

    He has been singing since he was six.

    In 2006, was ranked #48 in the countdown for 100 Greatest Teen Stars.

    Usher and wife Tameka welcomed a baby boy, Usher Raymond V on November 26, 2007 in Atlanta, GA.

    He has a road named after him. It is called "Usher Raymond Parkway" and is located in Chattanooga, Tennessee.

    Usher is 5'11".

    Usher married girlfriend Tameka Foster September 1, 2007 in Atlanta. It was Usher's first marriage, and Tameka's second.

    In June 2007, it was revealed that Usher and his fiancé Tameka Foster were expecting their first child together.

    Usher appears in Donell Jones' video U Know What's Up.

    In April 2007, Usher revealed that he and girlfriend, Tameka Foster, were engaged.

    He is signed to LaFace Records/Zomba Label Group.

    Usher was crowned the 'Godson of Soul' by funk superstar James Brown, after the two danced together onstage at 2005 Grammy Awards.

    On July 4th, 2006, Usher was pulled over by police for driving over the speed limit. He appeared in court on January 18, 2007, where the judge ordered him to perform 20 hours of community service and fined him $540.

    Usher is a good friend of R&B singer Alicia Keys. They've known each other since he was 16.

    Usher attended North Springs High School in Sandy Springs, Georgia.

    Usher's vocal coach is Jan Smith.

    Usher recently released Rythm City Vol. 1 and Vol. 2 in early 2005.

    The 8701 album so called because of the date of its release proved to be another success. It reached number 1 in the UK and Canada, number 4 on the Billboard 200 and number 3 on the R&B charts.

    Pop Ya Collar reached number 2 in the UK, and top 30 in Australia.

    U Remind Me reached number 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 and R&B/Hip Hop charts, number 2 on the Rhythmic Top 40 chart, number 3 in Canada and the UK, and number 4 in Australia.

    U Got It Bad reached number 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 and R&B/Hip Hop charts, number 3 in Australia and number 5 in the UK.

    U Don't Have To Call reached number 3 on the Billboard Hot 100 and number 3 on the US R&B chart.

    Caught Up peaked at number 8 on the Billboard Hot 100, and number 9 in the UK.

    My Boo featuring R&B artist Alicia Keys, has reached number 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 and was featured on a re-release/repackaged version of Confessions, giving him a total of 7 number 1 singles in the US.

    Burn has reached number 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 and US R&B/Hip Hop charts as well as the Rhythmic Top 40 charts, and also topping the UK and Australian charts.

    Usher worked with rapper Jermaine Dupri for his second album My Way.

    In 2005, Usher finalized a deal with the Cleveland Cavaliers to purchase partial ownership of the team and set up a residence in Solon, Ohio, one of the more affluent suburbs of Cleveland.

    Confessions sold over 8 million copies, making it the best selling CD in the United States for the year 2004.

    Usher won a Grammy Award for "Best Male R&B Vocal" in the Grammy Awards of 2001 for U Remind Me off his 8701 album.

    The first single from the album "Confessions". Yeah! featuring Ludacris and Lil Jon has topped the US Billboard Hot 100, European, Australian, World, US and World R&B charts, World Adult, Norwegian, Swiss, Dutch and the UK charts in 2004, and it also reached number 2 in Canada.

    His debut album Usher was executive produced by hitmaker Sean "P. Diddy" Combs.

    Laface is the first record label he signed with.

    Usher’s My Way album is a tribute to Frank Sinatra.

    Usher swept the 2004 Music Awards, by wining every award he was nominated for.

    His first single when he first started singing was Think Of You.

    He does 200 Sit-Ups a day to keep his six pack.

    Usher's favortie candy is M&Ms and he likes to sort them by color before he eats them.

    Usher has an unreleased CD made with Dallas Austin. It would have came out between his first one and “My Way“. This was confirmed in Request Magazine in 1998.

    Usher gave a somewhat steamy interview about his sex life in the UK magazine Sky on June 2001. Many of the photos from that issue reached American magazines two years later.

    In the movie In The Mix, all his tattoos are edited out. However in some photos you can still see them.

    Usher tried out for a role on Sister, Sister, but messed up a line while on set.

    Source(s): oh lawd ! that was hard as hell ....;-)
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    Lv 4
    4 years ago

    Where Does Usher Live

  • 6 years ago

    He's coached on 'The Voice' for two seasons, reaching the final on his first, and then winning the next.

  • 6 years ago

    Same girl

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  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    his hot his a player he has a good voice that all wouldnt mind to be seen with him or am i dreaming

  • 1 decade ago

    he has a wife and kid

    hes good looking lol

    and makes gooooood music ha ha

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