Even the best artists have been guilty of releasing at least one weak record during their careers. So, instead of only reflecting the best moments in music history, this weeks edition of Way Back Wednesday highlights some of those bad songs that should have never seen the light of day.
When people talk about the current embarrassing state of R&B, the usually refer to the 1990s as the golden era of the genre. However, many fail to mention the string of quality hits that dominated the airwaves at the turn of the century and the artists who undoubtedly made a serious impact on the music […]
Usher is one of the greatest performers of his generation, so it was only fitting that he used his influential voice for a good cause beyond singing girls out of their skirts. Proving that he is more than just a ladies man, the crooner joined ONE’s agit8 campaign against poverty in developing nations.
With Pharrell Williams’ productions currently back in the good graces of Top 40 radio, Usher chose the perfect time to perform their collaboration, “Twisted”, live on last evening’s episode of The Voice. Donning both shades and a fancy suit, the entertainer moved as slick as one of his biggest influences, Cab Calloway.
Usher has made some great friends during his time on The Voice, among whom is fellow coach and Country music superstar Blake Shelton. Last evening, the duo teamed for a good cause with a special performance at the Healing in the Heartland: Relief Benefit Concert.
Do you remember when Eric Bellinger was introduced to The Lava Lizard via our Burning Up feature? Well, even if you’ve lost interest in his own songs, you’re about to get familiar with his talent in a different context – songwriting. That’s right, Bellinger is crafting material for Usher’s new album and it’s clasic R&B.
Last week, Mariah Carey surprised her fans when she announced that her new single, “Beautiful”, will be a collaboration with R&B giant Miguel. Now, as we await the May 6th debut of the highly anticipated tune, this is the perfect time for us to reflect on several classic pairings with a countdown of the ten […]
When people name the worthy candidates for the “next” Michael Jackson, Beyonce, Chris Brown and Justin Timberlake are often at the top of their lists. In the early 2000s, however, there was another artist who easily trumped all competition – Usher. So, what changed the public opinion against the former heir to the throne?
The new season of The Voice premiered last evening via NBC, and it introduced new coaches Usher and Shakira as welcome replacements for Cee Lo Green and Shakira. Kicking off their residency with a bang, the pair joined forces with Blake Shelton and Adam Levine for a rendition of The Beatles’ “Come Together”.
Jermaine Dupri didn’t get land a slot on Usher’s last album, Looking 4 Myself, but now he’s getting the chance to prove is worth. Reuniting with his longtime friend and collaborator, with whom he crafted the classic Confessions LP, Dupri shared this image of himself and Usher in the studio as they recorded new music.