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Quotes (24)

  • Usher: I used to be the guy who tore off his shirt during every show. Now I'm a little more comfortable in my skin.

  • Usher: [My son is] called Usher because he looks so much like me it would have been hard to call him anything else...

  • Usher: (revealing he makes love to his own songs) Oh yeah, I have made love to a few of my songs. Love You Gently is one of my favourites. Make her call you 'Daddy' when you put that one on.

  • Usher: The only reason I ever started singing is 'cause I wanted to own a Krispy Kreme doughnut shop.

  • Usher: (on his new album) It's a story with layers.

  • Usher: (on him being a new dad) It was the beginning of a new life for me. Sometimes I'm just like, wow!

  • Usher: (on himself in his new album) It's a new individual, a new artist... growth. You can't grow downward, you grow upward -- in this case, that's been a testimony to my story. A new landscape: a married man who had a child.

  • Usher: Strivers achieve what dreamers believe.

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Trivia (78)

  • Usher and wife Tameka Foster welcomed their second child, a boy. into the world on 10 December, 2008. This is the second child for the couple, who already have a one-year-old boy named Usher Raymond V.

  • His album Here I Stand came out on May 27, 2008.

  • Usher's song I Can't Win was written by Ne-Yo.

  • He has a younger brother named James Lackey, his birthday is July 26th, 1984. He usually goes by J. Lack and he helps produce music.

  • He swears his latest album, Confessions–which features songs about a painful breakup and infidelity–is not a reflection on his recent split with TLC member Rozonda Chilli Thomas.

  • He has three singles from his album Confessions in Billboard top 10, a feat only previously matched by British bands the Beatles and the Bee Gees.

  • Usher became the first artist in 34 years to top Billboard Hot 100 singles chart four times in a year.

  • He is launching the first-ever celebrity debit card. The Usher's Debit MasterCard, is backed by the financial service group Bankfirst.

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