The release date for Usher's new album, "Raymond v. Raymond," is being moved, according to a spokesperson at Jive Label Group. Recently announced as being Dec. 21, a new release date is still being determined. According to the spokesperson, the date change is to give "Raymond v. Raymond" the proper set-up time that it deserves. "This is a solid album that we believe in. We want to give it a proper launch." The album's lead single, "Papers," holds the No. 2 post this week on Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs.
Usher's last album, 2008's "Here I Stand," has sold 1.2 million units, according to Nielsen SoundScan. His biggest-selling album to date is 2004's "Confessions," which stands at 9.7 million units.