Pop star, Usher Raymond is 38 today.
The talented singer/dancer, for years have effortlessly serenaded the hearts of millions with his silky/feathery falsetto vocals and classic dance moves.
With today being his birthday, here are 5 of his songs we all love and can definitely sing word for word.
One of his best ever. The 2012 song produced by Diplo, saw Usher singing about a relationship that has ran its course. With his feathery vocals paired with Dip,o’s mastery on the beat, this track can only be described as mellow stormy ballad.
This club inspired track stayed atop the Billboard Hot 100 chart for 12 weeks straight. Produced in 2004 by Lil Jon, who mixed both crunk and R&B in its production also featured the rapper alongside Ludacris.
Love In This Club
The Soundz produced track saw Young Jeezy as a feature on it. The track praised by many critics, saw Usher, cancelling whatever doubts anyone might have about his talent with his vocals.
From the album Raymond vs Raymond, Usher, stayed several charts with this track produced by The Love and Runners. The song wa s a major hit not only in the US, but in several other countries.
Featuring the highly talented Alicia Keys, the 2004 track, produced by Dupri and NO I.D, stayed atop the Billboard Hot 10 charts for 6 weeks and went on to win awards.
The infectious dance-pop track, saw Will.i.am, produce and feature in it. It was named the fifth best selling song of 2010 and sold 4 million copies.
This song which came off of Usher’s fourth LP ‘Confessions'[his most successful album till date] sold over 10 million copies. Jermaine Dupri produced the track which was said to have come to play due to the pain from breaking up with ex-Chilli.
U Got It Bad
From his third album, 8701, the song stayed atop the Billboard Hot 100 chart for 5 weeks in 2002. The song featured his then girlfriend, Chilli.