1. Mark Wahlberg Called Usher & Ludacris to Remind Them Atlanta Lost the Super Bowl

    February 06, 2017 12:01 PM EST T.I., 2 Chainz and Bow Wow also shared their post-game heartbreak on social media. Super Bowl LI had a heartbreaking finish for Atlanta Falcons fans, as the team gave up 31 straight points to lose 34-28 to the New England Patriots. But that didn't keep Mark Wahlberg from rubbing it in …

  2. Usher, Justin Bieber and Devin 'The Dude' Voluntarily Dismiss Suit Over 'Somebody to Love'

    December 20, 2016 12:46 PM EST After four years, a long-running copyright dispute from Devin "The Dude" against Usher and Bieber ends quietly. A copyright case against Usher, Justin Bieber and the many companies in charge of overseeing their work's business -- Sony/ATV, Universal Music Group, Def Jam, Warner…

  3. Usher Delivers the Classics, Travis Scott Tributes Kanye West at Hot 97 Holidays Concert

    December 04, 2016 1:17 PM EST December is slated to be a huge month for releases in music (see: J. Cole , John Legend and Childish Gambino ), but Hot 97 made sure to end the last quarter of 2016 with a bang. The New York radio station hosted its Hot For The Holidays concert in Newark, N.J., on Saturday (Dec. 3), packed…

  4. Nas, Dave East, Aloe Blacc & Usher Deliver New 'Hamilton Mixtape' Tracks 'Wait For It' & 'Wrote My Way Out'

    November 18, 2016 10:49 AM EST Lin-Manuel Miranda is keeping hip-hop heads and Broadway stans on their toes with scintillating cuts off his highly anticipated project,  The Hamilton Mixtape . After unearthing several bangers featuring Sia  and  Miguel  among others, Miranda is keeping the ball rolling with two new tracks…

  5. Common, Usher & Janelle Monae Pay Tribute to the Obamas at BET's 'Love & Happiness: An Obama Celebration'

    November 16, 2016 12:55 PM EST The hip-hop community will always be indebted to President Barack and First Lady Michelle Obama after bringing hope to America as the first black family to occupy the White House. To thank the powerful couple as Obama's eight-year teunure nears its end, some of Hollywood and music's…

  6. Usher Joins Chanel at Technology-Themed Paris Fashion Week Show

    October 04, 2016 10:11 AM EDT Chanel’s show is always one of the — if not the — most anticipated show of Paris Fashion Week. In part because a) it’s Chanel and b) you never know quite what Karl Lagerfeld, the Parisian house’s creative director of 34 years, has in store, particularly when it comes to sets or the front row.…

  7. Usher Sounds More Like His R&B Contemporaries On 'Hard II Love'

    September 20, 2016 11:00 AM EDT At its best moment,  Usher ’s eighth studio album Hard II Love is vibrant, tightrope-walking the line between vintage Usher and today’s R&B while possibly hinting at his sound in the future. It’s been four years since his last album  Looking 4 Myself and much has changed within the genre…

  8. Usher Delivers Sensuous 'Hard II Love' Secret Show Listening Party in NYC

    September 17, 2016 1:02 PM EDT On the evening that his eighth studio effort, Hard II Love , was released (Sept. 16), Usher hosted what he described as "the most elaborate listening party I think I've ever had in my life." AT&T Live and iHeartRadio hosted a secret yet intimate outdoor show at at…

  9. Watch Usher Cover The Chainsmokers' 'Don't Let Me Down'

    September 06, 2016 10:24 AM EDT How many times have you wanted to hear Usher say he needs you? He's been one of the smoothest sexy singers in the game longer than vocalist Daya has been alive. Imagine how stoked the 17-year-old Chainsmokers  collaborator must be to hear the soulful R&B star give a breathy rendition…

  10. Usher & Future Dedicate 'Rivals' to the Ride-or-Dies in New Video

    August 30, 2016 3:54 PM EDT After tapping Young Thug for his latest single "No Limit,"  Usher returns with a special delivery titled "Rivals" featuring another Atlanta rapper, Future . The visual, which made its debut  as a Tidal exclusive on  Tuesday (Aug. 30),  finds the pair powwowing in the booth…

  11. Everything We Know About Usher's Forthcoming Album 'Hard II Love'

    August 28, 2016 12:30 PM EDT While attempting to knock out the box office with his role as legendary boxer Sugar Ray Leonard in the 2016 drama  Hands of Stone , Usher is also revitalizing his catalog with a new album, titled Hard II Love.  The veteran singer formally announced the new project, which follows 2012's …

  12. Usher to Release New Album 'Hard II Love' in September

    August 25, 2016 4:20 PM EDT UPDATE:  Usher has announced his new album  Hard II Love , set for release on Sept. 16 and now available for pre-order on iTunes . Fans who pre-order will immediately get the album tracks "Missin U" and "Champions (from the Motion Picture Hands of Stone )." The latter is…

  13. Watch Usher Bust a Move (Or Three) in 'No Limit' Video Feat. Young Thug

    August 08, 2016 6:17 PM EDT Usher doesn't skimp on choreography in his latest visual offering for the Young Thug collaboration "No Limit." Whether he's winding up his fist Sugar Ray Leonard-style or grabbing his crotch while crooning "Got that Master P," Ursha spices up his routine…

  14. U2, Drake, Britney Spears & More to Headline 2016 iHeartRadio Music Festival in Las Vegas

    July 25, 2016 11:55 AM EDT U2 , Drake , Britney Spears , Sting and Ariana Grande are among the superstars scheduled to headline the 2016 iHeartRadio Music Festival, which will be held Sept. 23-24 at Las Vegas’ T-Mobile Arena. This year’s sixth annual iHeartRadio Music Festival will also feature performances from such…

  15. Pharrell Protege Yuna Talks Being Muslim in Music: 'It's My Choice to Cover Up My Body. I'm Not Oppressed -- I'm Free'

    April 22, 2016 6:10 PM EDT It's afternoon rush in Los Angeles, and Yuna is cruising through Mid-Wilshire in a black SUV with the windows rolled down. At a stoplight, the singer-­songwriter, who left her native Malaysia for the land of movie stars and pricey green juices in 2011, cues up Snapchat and flips the…

  16. Justin Bieber & Usher Perform Surprise Duet in Concert

    April 14, 2016 12:00 PM EDT Justin Bieber 's Purpose tour has featured an impressive roster of guest performers but his latest duet might of just topped them all. Bieber surprised a Atlanta crowd on Wednesday (April 13), when he welcomed his mentor  Usher on stage during an acoustic cover of the R&B singer'…

  17. Chris Brown Enlists Usher and Zayn Malik for "F--k You Back to Sleep" Remix: Listen

    February 20, 2016 12:23 PM EST Chris Brown dropped a remix of his sizzling 2015 Royalty track "F--k You Back to Sleep," featuring R&B maestro Usher and former One Direction member Zayn Malik . Zendaya & Chris Brown Try 'Something New' With Something Old From TLC: Listen Breezy shared the new…

  18. Usher Unleashes Emotional 'Chains' Video

    February 02, 2016 4:45 PM EST Last October, Usher  released an interactive video on Tidal for his politically charged record "Chains" featuring Nas and Bibi Bourelly, using images of police brutality victims like Trayvon Martin, Sean Bell and Eric Garner. Nas & Usher's 'Chains' Video Demands…

  19. Usher Reveals New Album Title

    January 14, 2016 11:45 AM EST After getting hitched to his longtime manager Grace Miguel in Cuba last year, Usher is returning to his first love. The R&B veteran announced on New York artist Daniel Arsham's Twitter that the title of his forthcoming album is  Flawed . You heard it here first. pic.twitter.com…

  20. Lionel Richie to Be Honored by Stevie Wonder, Demi Lovato & More as MusiCares Person of the Year

    October 27, 2015 9:12 PM EDT Usher, John Legend, The Roots, Zac Brown & Lenny Kravitz will also pay tribute. Stevie Wonder , Usher , Lenny Kravitz  and Demi Lovato will honor Lionel Richie when he’s named MusiCares person of the year in 2016.  John Legend , The Roots and Zac Brown will also pay tribute to Richie at…

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