Usher Terry Raymond IV, born October 14, 1978, who performs under the mononym
Usher, is an American R&B/Pop singer, dancer, and occasional actor. His overall discography consists of eight studio albums, one live album, eight compilations, one extended play, and 52 singles.
To date, he has shipped 22 and a half million albums in the US, and a combined 65 million records worldwide. He has attained nine Hot 100 number-one hits (all as a lead artist) and sixteen Hot 100 top-ten hits on the Billboard Music charts. In addition to his work as a recording artist, Usher has acted in several films, is part-owner of the Cleveland Cavaliers basketball team, owns several restaurants, has his own cologne, and has served as a contestant mentor on American Idol
. He was one of the coaches for seasons 4 and 6 of The Voice
, with him being the victorious coach of the latter season.
- Usher (1994)
- My Way (1997)
- 8701 (2001)
- Confessions (2004)
- Here I Stand (2008)
- Raymond v. Raymond (2010)
- Versus (2010)
- Looking 4 Myself (2012)
- UR (TBA)
- The Faculty (1998)
- She's All That (1999)
- Light It Up (1999)
- Geppetto (2000)
- Texas Rangers (2001)
- In The Mix (2005) as "Darrell"
- Killers (2010) as "Kevin"
Tropes that apply to Usher and his works:
"Deuce up A-Town y'all" that was taken from the airing of One Night One Star: Usher Live From Puerto Rico in 2005