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Does Usher’s ‘Confessions’ Stand the Test of Time?

For every decade, there’s an album released by a marquee R&B artist that speaks for the generation. In the 1980’s it was Michael Jackson’s 'Thriller.' In the '90s, it was MJ’s little sister Janet Jackson’s overt album, 'Janet.' For the new millennial generation of today, it’s clearly Beyonce’s self-titled album. But in between Queen Bey and Ms. Jackson, there’s an album by one of the greatest musical talents in R&B that’s ever surfaced the Earth: ‘Confessions’ by Usher.

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Man Found Guilty in Death of Usher’s Stepson

Jeffrey Simon Hubbard has been found guilty in the death of Usher's stepson, Kile Glover, who died in 2012 when he was fatally struck by a jet ski driven by Hubbard.

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Usher Flies to Panama to Meet With Justin Bieber

Sometimes, you need your mentor to step in and shake some sense into you.

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Usher, Snoop Dogg, Wiz Khalifa & More Give and Receive Luxurious Christmas Gifts [PHOTOS]

While we hope everyone has gotten a few of their favorite things from their Christmas lists this year, there are some hip-hop and R&B singers who definitely played Santa and got some pretty sweet swag this holiday season.

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Usher + Shakira Returning to Season 6 of ‘The Voice’

Season 5 of 'The Voice' wrapped last night (Dec. 17), with original coaches Cee Lo Green and Christina Aguilera returning to their big red chairs after sitting out Season 4 with Usher and Shakira in their stead. Well, it's once again Cee Lo and Xtina out and Usher Raymond and Shakira in for Season 6.

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Watch Dancing Usher + Young Fan Dance Off (Again!) on ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’

By now, a lot of you have seen this video of a young Detroit Pistons fan and a security guard at the Palace of Auburn Hills engaging in an epic dance-off.

Well, they're back!

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Usher Shows Off Insane Abs on Instagram [PHOTOS]

Usher has strong pipes and a strong body -- the man is beyond buff! The 'Hot Thing' singer proved to be one helluva hot thing himself, posting some sexy shirtless selfies for the rest of us to enjoy.

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Kid vs Usher Dance Off: A Must See Monday Clip

Happy Monday! OMG, I saw this clip over the weekend and knew I had to share it with all to see. Mondays are always rough around the edges: this funny video clip will be sure to make you laugh on this Monday.

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Chilli Says Usher Was Her First ‘Real Love,’ Details Relationship

There's been plenty of great albums inspired by broken relationships: a good portion of Eminem's 'Marshall Mathers LP,' Marvin Gaye's 'Here, My Dear' and Nas' 'Life Is Good.' For a while, Usher's diamond-selling 'Confessions' was thought to belong in that line of projects. TLC's Rozonda "Chilli" Thomas says that's not the case.

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Usher Does His ABCs on ‘Sesame Street’ [VIDEO]

Cutest thing ever!

Usher teamed up with the Sesame Street crew to run through the ABCs in a soulful, R&B and thoroughly Usher-like fashion.

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Best R&B Fan Art

From gifts to showing up at every concert, fans show devotion to their favorite artists in various ways. And some actually find so much inspiration in their favorite R&B singer that they take their creativity to paper or computer screen and come out with a work of art.

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Usher’s Ex-Wife Speaks Out on Being More Than a Baby Mama

Usher's ex-wife Tameka Raymond is now speaking out about the bitter custody battle over their kids, which occurred in court last week. The outcome: the R&B singer won custody of their two sons.

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Usher Releases Statement on Son’s Pool Accident

Earlier this week, Usher's family avoided tragedy when two audio-visual contractors saved his son Usher Raymond V's life when his arm got stuck in a pool drain. The heroic efforts came after the 5-year-old's aunt and a maid's rescue attempts failed.

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Usher’s son rushed to hospital

Usher Raymond V rushed to an ATL hospital after a terrible accident in a residential pool Monday.  All of this only one year after the death of Usher's 11 yr old step son Kile.

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Usher’s 4th of July Fireworks Playlist Receives Dismal Reviews

Usher's curation of the Macy's 4th of July Fireworks celebration left several viewers 'Scream'-ing with outrage.

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Usher Puts Own Spin on Rocko’s ‘U.O.E.N.O’

R&B superstar Usher jumped on Rocko's controversial song 'U.O.E.N.O.' and added his luxury rhymes to it.

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Usher Will Bring ‘Spark’ to the 34th Annual Macy’s July 4 Fireworks Show

Get ready to 'Scream' with delight this Independence Day. Usher has been tapped to curate Macy's 4th of July fireworks show in New York.

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Is Usher Being a Diva on ‘The Voice’?

Ratings are up on the new season of NBC's hit singing competition 'The Voice,' but even if the additions of new coaches Usher and Shakira haven't had a negative impact on the show's performance, at least one of them might be making waves behind the scenes.

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Usher Will Perform at Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction gala is less than a month away and will honor many acts across musical genres, including the late Donna Summer, legendary producer Quincy Jones and the hip-hop group Public Enemy.

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Jay-Z, Usher, Nelly and Ludacris Perform at So So Def’s 20th Anniversary Concert

Hip-hop and R&B superstars Jay-Z, Mariah Carey, Usher, Ludacris and So So Def artists -- past and present -- performed at Jermaine Dupri's So So Def 20th Anniversary All-Star Concert in Atlanta Saturday (Feb. 23).

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NAACP Image Awards 2013: Alicia Keys, Elle Varner, Usher, Jamie Foxx Take Home Trophies

R&B superstars Alicia Keys, Usher, Elle Varner and Jamie Foxx were among the big winners at the 2013 NAACP Image Awards in Los Angeles Friday night (Feb. 1). The annual event honors achievements by African-Americans in the fields of music, television, literature and film.

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Usher, Alicia Keys and Stevie Wonder Will Perform at Kids’ Inaugural Concert

R&B superstars Usher, Alicia Keys and Stevie Wonder have been tapped to perform at the Kids' Inaugural Concert on Jan. 19 in Washington, D.C., according to People. Also on the bill are artists John Legend, Katy Perry and Brad Paisley.

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Usher Shares Pictures While Skydiving in Dubai

Usher is certainly fearless when it comes to his music -- just listen to his genre-bending album 'Looking 4 Myself.' The R&B superstar recently showed his fans how much of a risk taker he really is on Instagram.

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Usher Nabs Trophy for Favorite Soul/R&B Album at the 2012 American Music Awards

Usher won the Favorite Soul/R&B Album honor Sunday (Nov. 18) at the 2012 American Music Awards for his latest album 'Looking 4 Myself.' The is the R&B crooner's eighth AMA trophy and his fourth in this category. Wow!

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Usher Wins a $12,000 Puppy at Auction

Warm fuzzies alert! Usher is the proud owner of the cutest puppy we have ever seen. The R&B singer bid $12,000 for a goldendoodle puppy during a charity auction on Thursday (Oct. 25), which raises funds to build schools in Guatemala, Laos, Nicaragua and Ghana.

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Breaking News: Usher Has Changed His Name to Üsher

Well, not quite. But Usher made a surprise guest appearance on 'Night News Now,' a hilarious news parody on 'Late Night with Jimmy Fallon.' The R&B crooner played Fallon's new German political correspondent Üsher (pronounced Eww-shur).

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Watch Usher Perform ‘I Believe In You and Me’ at the Whitney Houston Tribute Show

Usher is one of the many formidable acts paying tribute to fallen legend Whitney Houston on the CBS special in her honor. Footage has emerged of Usher covering the Four Tops' 'I Believe In You and Me,' the same track Houston belted on the soundtrack to 'The Preacher's Wife,' and Usher absolutely nailed it.

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Usher Breaks Through the Walls of Pain in ‘Numb’ Video

In Usher's somber video for 'Numb,' the R&B singer breaks through the turmoil and pain that have boxed him in for the past several months.

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Usher Orders Tameka Foster Out of His Mansion

Just when you thought the courtroom drama that is Usher and Tameka Foster's estranged relationship was over, more papers have been filed for the 'Papers' singer. Usher has officially ordered Foster to get the heck out of his mansion.

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Jennifer Hudson + Usher to Pay Tribute to Whitney Houston in TV Special

Some of the biggest names in popular music will remember the life and career of Whitney Houston in an upcoming CBS special featuring live performances by Jennifer Hudson, Usher, Celine Dion and others to be announced. 'We Will Always Love You: A Grammy Salute To Whitney Houston' airs on Friday, Nov. 16 at 10 pm ET.

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