Usher

  1. Roll Deep, Diana Vickers Top U.K. Charts

    May 10, 2010 12:00 AM EDT RCA/Sony Music Entertainment's British teenage pop breakthrough act Diana Vickers followed her No. 1 debut on the singles chart of two weeks ago, "Once," with a bestselling start for her first album. "Songs from the Tainted Che ...

  2. Hot 100 Recap: Ushering in a New Decade of No. 1s

    May 06, 2010 12:00 AM EDT As reported yesterday , Usher moves to the head of the Hot 100 ranking with "OMG," featuring will.i.am, his ninth single to top the list. With the 6-1 ascension, Usher becomes the first artist to top the list in the past three decades. ...

  3. B.o.B Hits No. 1 On The Billboard 200

    May 05, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Rapper B.o.B bounces in at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 albums chart this week with his debut set, "The Adventures of Bobby Ray," selling 84,000 copies in its first week according to Nielsen SoundScan. It marks the first time a solo male a ...

  4. Usher To Top Hot 100

    May 05, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Usher will up his Billboard Hot 100 No. 1 count to nine as "OMG" is set to move to the top of the chart to be released tomorrow morning (May 6). "OMG," which features vocals by will.i.am, lifts 6-1 in its fifth week on the char ...

  5. Justin Bieber Holds At No. 1 On Billboard 200, MGMT Grabs Top Debut

    April 21, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Justin Bieber's "My World 2.0" holds at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 albums chart for a third non-consecutive week with 92,000, and MGMT's second album "Congratulations" is the tally's highest debut, arriving at No ...

  6. Bieber Poised For Next Week's No. 1

    April 15, 2010 12:00 AM EDT It'll likely be the Bieber 200 albums chart again next week, as Justin Bieber's "My World 2.0" will likely hold on to the No. 1 slot on the Billboard 200 for a third non-consecutive week, as industry prognosticators don't ...

  7. Justin Bieber Back On Top With 'World 2.0'

    April 14, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Justin Bieber scoots back to No. 1 on the Billboard 200 albums chart with "My World 2.0," shifting 102,000 copies (down 65%) in its third week on the chart. It bowed atop the list two weeks ago with 283,000 but fell to No. 2 last week up ...

  8. Bieber Back at No. 1, Slash Slides in at No. 3

    April 14, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Justin Bieber's "My World 2.0" returns to the top slot on the Billboard 200 while Usher's "Raymond v Raymond" falls out of the penthouse to No. 2 ... Guitar god Slash debuts at No. 3 with his self-titled solo debut .. ...

  9. Justin Bieber Headed Back To No. 1 On Billboard 200

    April 07, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Justin Bieber's "My World 2.0" may retake the No. 1 crown on next week's Billboard 200 chart. He won't have any competition from new releases, as none of the albums that came to market this week seemingly pose a threat to ...

  10. Usher Scores Third Straight No. 1 On Billboard 200

    April 07, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Usher scores his third straight No. 1 album on the Billboard 200 as "Raymond v Raymond" bumps Justin Bieber's "My World 2.0" out of the top slot, selling 329,000 copies in its first week according to Nielsen SoundScan. He ...

  11. Usher Reigns With Third No. 1 Album; Bieber Gains in Week Two

    April 07, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Usher claims his third consecutive No. 1 album on the Billboard 200 chart as his "Raymond v Raymond" bows atop the list with 329,000 copies ... He previously led the tally with 2008's "Here I Stand" and 2004's "C ...

  12. Bieber Fever Grips Billboard 200

    March 31, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Justin Bieber triumphs at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 with "My World 2.0," debuting atop the tally with 283,000 copies sold in its first week . . . The 16-year-old is the youngest male solo artist to notch a No. 1 album since 1963 and on ...

  13. Usher, Shakira, Alicia Keys Set For NBA All-Star Game

    February 02, 2010 12:00 AM EST Usher will perform during the introduction of the 2010 NBA All-Stars while Shakira and Alicia Keys will team up for the halftime performance at the game on Sunday, Feb. 14. The event will air live at 8:00 p.m. ET on TNT, among other networks. Shak ...

  14. Best Of The 2000s: By-The-Numbers

    December 30, 2009 12:00 AM EST Through the end of the year, Chart Beat is looking back at the biggest achievements on Billboard's charts in 2009 and throughout the past decade. FROM 'FALLIN' ' TO 'THE RISING': The past decade yielded Billboard char ...

  15. Best Of The 2000s: Part 1

    December 22, 2009 12:00 AM EST Through the end of the year, Chart Beat is looking back at the biggest achievements on Billboard's charts in 2009 and throughout the past decade. Tuesday, Dec. 15: Best of 2009, Part 1 Wednesday, Dec. 16: Best of 2009, Part 2 Tuesday, Dec. 22 ...

  16. Usher Release Date Changes

    November 23, 2009 12:00 AM EST 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 spoke ...

  17. Usher's 'Raymond' Gets Dec. 21 Release Date

    November 13, 2009 12:00 AM EST Jive is announcing that Usher's new album, "Raymond V. Raymond," is being released Dec. 21. The set's lead single, "Papers," is No. 2 this week on Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs and No. 32 on the Hot 100. Usher's last ...

  18. Usher Introduces Pop/Soul Protégé Justin Bieber

    April 27, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Singer/songwriter/producer Usher introduced his teen protégé, Justin Bieber, to Los Angeles tastemakers today (April 27) during a sit-down lunch at the Sunset Tower Hotel. Currently recording his Island Records debut in Atlanta, the 15-year-old Bi ...

  19. HBO To Broadcast Star-Packed Inaugural Concert

    January 12, 2009 12:00 AM EST Bruce Springsteen, Beyonce, Bono and more than a dozen other music stars will kick off Barack Obama's presidential inaugural festivities by performing at the opening celebration at Washington D.C.'s Lincoln Memorial on Jan. 18. The free ...

  20. Usher Plotting 'Ladies Only' Concerts

    September 03, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Usher is preparing a tour for ladies only. The R&B singer tells the Associated Press he will soon announce details of his "One Night Stand" tour. He said specific dates are still being worked out for about 15 "intimate" ven ...

  21. Usher Splits With Manager, Publicist

    August 06, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Usher has parted ways with his manager and publicist. In a short statement issued by LaFace/Zomba, it was announced that the artist "has dissolved his management arrangement with Benny Medina and has re-engaged Jonnetta Patton as his manager. ...

  22. Coldplay Scores Second Week Atop Album Chart

    July 02, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The top three slots on The Billboard 200 remain static this week, as Coldplay's "Viva La Vida or Death and All His Friends" starts a second week at No. 1. The Capitol effort moved 249,000 U.S. copies, according to Nielsen Soundscan, ...

  23. Usher Scores Second Best Sales Debut Of '08

    June 04, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Four years after his "Confessions" rocked the charts, Usher returns to The Billboard 200 at No. 1 with "Here I Stand." With 433,000 U.S. copies sold, according to Nielsen SoundScan, the LaFace/Zomba album is the second biggest ...

  24. Usher Takes A 'Stand' At No. 1 With 443,000

    June 04, 2008 12:00 AM EDT No surprise here: Usher's "Here I Stand" starts at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 with the year's second-biggest sales week -- 443,000. Only Mariah Carey's "E=MC2" notched a bigger week, when it launched with 463,000 ...

  25. Usher Continues March To No. 1 Debut

    May 30, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Usher's "Here I Stand" (LaFace/Zomba) continues to charge its way towards a No. 1 debut on next week's Billboard 200 albums chart, as it will once again lead Nielsen SoundScan's Building chart, when it is released later to ...

  26. Usher Partners With Sony Ericsson For Phone, Tour

    May 29, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Usher has teamed with Sony Ericsson to become the face of the mobile phone maker's new Walkman music phone, which will be available later this year. The partnership covers the United States, Canada and 20 European countries, according to Ushe ...

  27. Usher Poised For No. 1 Debut

    May 28, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Usher's "Here I Stand" (LaFace/Zomba) should stand tall at No. 1 on The Billboard 200 next week, as the set tops the Nielsen SoundScan Building chart, released today (May 28). Unweighted first-day sales for "Stand" from th ...

  28. Usher 'Stands' Strong On Upcoming Album

    April 02, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Originally scheduled for a June release, Usher's new album has been pushed forward due to what his label claims is "increasing global demand." "Here I Stand" will now arrive May 27 via LaFace/Zomba. The set's first si ...

  29. Usher Teams With NHL For Benefit Shows

    December 21, 2007 12:00 AM EST R&B star Usher will emcee two benefit performances during the National Hockey League's (NHL) 2008 All-Star Weekend in Atlanta. Proceeds from the events, which will feature performances by Wyclef Jean and the Jonas Brothers, will benefit U ...

  30. Usher Confirms Split With Manager Mom

    May 07, 2007 12:00 AM EDT In response to the swirling rumors that he had fired his mother Jonnetta Patton as his manager last week, multi-platinum R&B singer Usher released a statement Monday (May 7) confirming her release. “She and I are on great terms and support eac ...

  31. Famous Appoints New Creative Exec

    September 26, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Famous Music Publishing has named Billy "BC24" Calloway senior creative director. He is based in Los Angeles and reports to president/COO Ira Jaffe. Famous Music Publishing has named Billy "BC24" Calloway senior creative direct ...

  32. Day 2 From Atlanta: Payola, Secrets To Producing

    August 05, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Payola, branding, new technologies, and the secrets to producing were the hot topics during day two of the Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Conference and Awards in Atlanta. The day also highlighted new musi Payola, branding, new technologies, and th ...

  33. 3 Doors Down, Lil Jon Honored At BMI Pop Awards

    May 18, 2005 12:00 AM EDT BMI presented 3 Doors Down with song of the year honors during its 53rd annual Pop Awards gala, held last night (May 17) at the Regent Beverly Wilshire in Los Angeles. BMI presented 3 Doors Down with song of the year honors during its 53rd annual ...

  34. Usher, Alicia Lead Soul Train Awards

    March 01, 2005 12:00 AM EST Show to air week of March 12. LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Fresh off their Grammy success, Usher and Alicia Keys dominated the Soul Train Awards, each winning two individual honors and sharing the prize for best R&B-soul single by a group or duo. R& ...

  35. Chesney's 'Chair' Grabs Chart Throne

    February 02, 2005 12:00 AM EST Country set debuts with 311K. Kenny Chesney earns his third chart-topper on The Billboard 200 as "Be As You Are: Songs From an Old Blue Chair" (BNA) debuts with U.S. sales of 311,000 units, according to Nielsen SoundScan. It knocks the G ...

  36. Usher Tops VH1 Grammy Poll

    January 28, 2005 12:00 AM EST Most believe he will win in major categories. The people have spoken, and they've selected Usher. The LaFace/Zomba star was the artist most cited as a likely winner in VH1's third annual Grammy Awards poll. The findings are from a poll o ...

  37. The People Choose Usher

    January 10, 2005 12:00 AM EST Usher was the big winner in the music categories of the People's Choice Awards, held last night (Jan. 9) in Pasadena, Calif. The R&B superstar took home the award for favorite male singer and shar Usher was the big winner in the music ...

  38. Usher, The King Of Pop

    January 03, 2005 12:00 AM EST You only need one word to sum up the year in pop 2004: Usher. Clearly, it was his house. The rest of us were just overnight visitors. You only need one word to sum up the year in pop 2004: Usher. Clearly, it was his house. The rest of us were just ...

  39. Usher Leads Year-End RIAA Certs

    December 23, 2004 12:00 AM EST To his eight Grammy nominations and slew of No. 1 singles, Usher adds the honor of most-shipped U.S. album of 2004 for "Confessions" (LaFace/Zomba), according to year-end certifications from the RIAA. To his eight Grammy nominations and ...

  40. Billboard Music Awards

    December 10, 2004 12:00 AM EST Usher walked away the hands-down winner at the 15th annual Billboard Music Awards. Billboard's in-depth coverage includes backstage conversations and a special tribute to Century Award winner Stevie W Usher walked away the hands-down winner a ...

  41. Usher Wins Big At Billboard Music Awards

    December 08, 2004 12:00 AM EST Usher was the top honoree at the Billboard Music Awards tonight (Dec. 8) at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. The LaFace/Zomba R&B star took home 11 awards, including artist of the year, R& Usher was the top honoree at the Billb ...

  42. Kanye West Tops Grammy Noms

    December 07, 2004 12:00 AM EST Usher, Alicia Keys nab eight nods apiece. Usher, Alicia Keys nab eight nods apiece. News Alicia Keys ...

  43. Fuse Bows Artist Feature '100%'

    December 01, 2004 12:00 AM EST A new TV series on Fuse, "100%," will spotlight a different artist each week through interviews and music videos. The show will bow Dec. 6 with an episode on Usher. A new TV series on Fuse, "100%," will spotlight a different ar ...

  44. Usher, Alicia Keys Top Finalists For BMAs

    November 30, 2004 12:00 AM EST OutKast, Maroon 5, West also get multiple nods. Usher and Alicia Keys are the leading finalists for the Billboard Music Awards, which will be held Dec. 8 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas and will air live on Fox. Usher is a contender for ...

  45. OutKast Tops MTV Europe Music Awards

    November 18, 2004 12:00 AM EST Usher, Muse also multiple award winners. Usher, Muse also multiple award winners. News Muse ...

  46. OutKast Tops MTV Europe Music Awards

    November 18, 2004 12:00 AM EST Usher, Muse also multiple award winners. With three victories, OutKast was the big winner at the 11th annual MTV Europe Music Awards, held tonight (Nov. 18) in Rome. The Atlanta-based duo of Big Boi and Andre 3000 won for best group, and "Hey ...

  47. Usher Big Winner At AMAs

    November 15, 2004 12:00 AM EST Usher took home four awards last night (Nov. 14) at the American Music Awards, held at Los Angeles' Shrine Auditorium and aired live on ABC. Usher took home four awards last night (Nov. 14) at the American Music Awards, held at Los Angeles� ...

  48. Strait's '50 Number Ones' Bows At No. 1

    October 13, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Due to a reporting error from a mass merchant, Nielsen SoundScan has reprocessed The Billboard 200, reversing the order of the top two titles from the chart that were reported earlier today (Oct. 13). Due to a reporting error from a mass merchant, ...

  49. Strait's '50 Number Ones' Bows At No. 1

    October 13, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Due to a reporting error from a mass merchant, Nielsen SoundScan has reprocessed The Billboard 200, reversing the order of the top two titles from the chart that were reported earlier today (Oct. 13). Due to a reporting error from a mass merchant, ...

  50. OutKast Grabs Five Nods For MTV Europe Awards

    October 06, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Rome to host gala Nov. 18. With five nominations, OutKast leads the field running up to the 2004 MTV Europe Music Awards, which as previously reported will be held Nov. 18 in Rome for the first time. The eclectic Atlanta-based duo is nominated for ...

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