Often hailed as one of the most successful artists of the 2000s, Usher has been active in the business for over 20 years. His 2004 album Crossroads was critically acclaimed, and he gained additional prominence late in that decade for helping launch the career of Justin Bieber. Want tickets to Usher's latest tour? You're in luck! Find an Usher tour date near you by checking out the schedule below. Then buy your Usher tickets and enjoy the show!
Usher Raymond IV found his true calling at a young age. At 13, he was a competitor on Star Search. After appearing on the program, he was signed to LaFace Records, where the young R&B singer worked with Sean "Diddy" Combs on his self-titled debut album.
Three years later, Usher become an overnight sensation upon the release of his second album My Way, which included the hit singles "You Make Me Wanna," "Nice and Slow" and "My Way." Usher followed by with 8701 in 2001, which introduced "U Remind Me," "U Got It Bad," and "U Don't Have To Call."
2004 brought Confessions, Usher's first #1 album, and his most successful to date. The third album also features the most hit singles of any Usher album, as "Yeah!" (featuring Lil Jon and Ludacris) "Burn," "Confessions Part II" and "My Boo" (featuring Alicia Keys) all reached #1. In 2008 Usher released his fourth album Here I Stand, which spawned "Love in This Club." His latest albums are the 2010 LP Raymond vs. Raymond, featuring "OMG" and "Hey Daddy"; EP Versus; and 2012 studio album Looking 4 Myself.
Usher is the recipient of numerous music industry awards, including five Grammy Awards. He has collaborated with other R&B artists, including Beyonce, Trey Songz, and Jay-Z. Additionally, he helped launch the career of young R&B star Justin Bieber. Usher's venutres outside the music industry include part ownership of the Cleveland Cavaliers.