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The Top 10 Grammy Performances of 2015

By Joe Robberson on
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Woah: Is 'Good Kisser' Usher's Sexiest Song Ever?

By Alicia Dennis on
(Twitter)If there's anyone who knows his way around a boner jam, it's Usher. The talented R&B crooner doesn't even have to take his shirt off to get the ladies screaming (though they certainly don't mind), as he tends to shine brightest on songs that are all about what goes on in the bedroom. His latest single "Good Kisser" is no different, despite the deceptively innocent title. This song is not about kissing.We could go into the details (there's a line about how said good kisser "opens wide...Read Full Story

Pop Battle: Pharrell's Hat vs. Usher's Hat

By Alicia Dennis on
(Getty Images | NBC)On Monday, NBC announced that mega-producer Pharrell Williams would be replacing CeeLo Green as one of the judges on the upcoming season of The Voice, thrilling all those who'd appreciated his stint as a Team Usher mentor last year. Williams retweeted the happy news with a prediction: "This is going to be so fun."We'll miss CeeLo and his hilariously tiny arms, but Pharrell is going to bring some much-needed hat-titude to the show. Though the "Happy" singer has parted ways...Read Full Story

Remember When Usher and Chilli Were in Love and Made Music Videos Together?

By Deena Bustillo on
Getty ImagesForget Justin and Britney and their matching denim ensembles, our favorite musical couple of the early '00s had to be Usher and TLC's Chilli. They starred in steamy music videos together, wore ridiculous outifts, and could easily win any celebrity dance-off ever. Sadly, they broke up over a decade ago (ack, we're all old!). But let's at least revisit those glory days of 2001:Background: We all have the "U Remind Me" music video to thank for bringing these hot young stars together...Read Full Story

We're Totally Missing… Late 1990s Slow Jam Usher

By Lani Conway on
(YouTube)Before Usher was elevated to a "whole new level of crunk" after the 2004 release of his sizzling club banger "Yeah!", he was the smooth-crooning, soulful king of 1990s R&B. Usher (or Ursher as you might remember) rose to fame in 1997 following the release of his second studio album My Way. The album featured the likes of Jermaine Dupri, Monica (yes, the co-culprit behind "The Boy Is Mine") and Lil' Kim, as well as production work by legendary record producer Babyface. Don't get me...Read Full Story

Watch: Justin Bieber Gets Advice From His Inner Circle

By Darrick Thomas on
(Getty)Justin Bieber may have millions of fans and millions of dollars but that doesn't mean knows what he's doing 100 percent of the time. Like any teenager, Biebs needs guidance. However, unlike most teenagers, that guidance comes from people like Usher and comes in the form of a simple but direct, "Don't fuck it up." From Usher to his agent to his mom, Bieber's always looking for advice. It's an element of his life he shares in this clip from upcoming documentary Believe out Christmas Day...Read Full Story

Happy Birthday, Usher! Let's Celebrate With Some Sexy GIFs

By Alicia Dennis on
(Twitter)The delightfully cocky being that is Usher Raymond IV turns 35 today, and he's hotter than ever. The talented performer is on the cover of the latest issue of Men's Health looking so good, even his ex is impressed:Usher is looking particularly hot these days as he's spent months training for the upcoming film Hands of Stone, in which he portrays the boxer Sugar Ray Leonard. But really, Usher's always been a sex bomb. If you've ever had any doubt, check out these gifs.And because the...Read Full Story

Usher's Ex-Wife Tameka Foster Addresses Their Son's Near-Drowning on 'Good Morning America'

By Lani Conway on
(Getty)If you got a phone call from your ex-husband saying that your son had nearly drowned in a swimming pool, what would you do? Most likely freak out and perhaps blame all those whose responsibility it was to look after him, right? Tameka Foster, the ex-wife of Usher, did exactly that when she found out that their son Usher Raymond V (or Little Cinco) had landed in the ICU after a near-fatal pool accident at Usher's Atlanta home. For the first time since the incident, Foster has decided to...Read Full Story

CeeLo Seems Pretty Confident That He'll Bring More Magic to 'The Voice' Than Usher

By Alicia Dennis on
(NBC | Twitter)In The Voice's fourth season earlier this year, veteran coaches CeeLo Green and Christina Aguilera took a break from the show to focus on their music, while Adam Levine and Blake Shelton provided much-needed familiarity for returning viewers. New judges Usher and Shakira proved surprisingly popular with audiences, despite their relative lack of theatrics — Usher may not have been accompanied by a fluffy white cat, but he brought the realness with cocky declarations and mid-show...Read Full Story

Usher Breaks His Silence on His Son Usher V's Near-Drowning

By Alicia Dennis on
On Wednesday, Usher took to his official website to give thanks to his fans and friends for their support in the wake of his son Usher V's tragic near-drowning at the performer's home in Atlanta, Georgia.Usher V, 5, was rescued by a pair of contractors on August 5 after his arm became lodged in a pool drain. The child was given CPR and taken to an Atlanta hospital, where he spent some time in the ICU."I am blessed and fortunate to say that my son Usher V is doing well and is recovering...Read Full Story