Usher Raymond IV (born October 14, 1978 in Chattanooga, Tennessee), known simply as Usher, is a Grammy Award winning R & B singer-songwriter, producer and actor. He rose to fame in the late 90s, releasing the multi-platinum albums My Way and 8701.
Usher (born Usher Raymond IV), singer, songwriter, & dancer. His 2nd album, My Way, went 6x platinum, his 3rd, 8701, went 4x platinum, & his 4th, Confessions, sold over 10M copies in the US (certified diamond). It has the highest 1st week sales for an R+B artist ever. His album, Here I Stand, sold over 5M copies worldwide. He is one of the best selling music artists of all time, having sold over 65M records worldwide. His awards include 8 Grammys, 8 AMAs, & 20 Billboard Music Awards.