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Usher Raymond IV (born October 14, 1978), known professionally as Usher, is an American singer, songwriter, businessman, and dancer.
He was born in Dallas, Texas, but raised in Chattanooga, Tennessee, until moving to Atlanta, Georgia.
At the age of 12, his mother put him in local singing competitions before catching the attention of a music A&R from LaFace Records.
He released his self-titled debut album Usher (1994), and rose to fame in the late 1990s with the release of his second album My Way (1997).
His third album, 8701 (2001), produced the number-one singles “U Remind Me” and “U Got It Bad”, as well as the top-three single “U Don’t Have to Call”.
It sold eight million copies worldwide and won his first two Grammy Awards as Best Male R&B Vocal Performance in 2002 and 2003.
After splitting from his manager and mother in 2007, he released the albums Here I Stand (2008) and Raymond v. Raymond (2010), both of which debuted atop of the Billboard 200 chart and respectively produced the number-one singles “Love in This Club” (featuring Young Jeezy) and “OMG” (featuring will.i.am).
Usher has earned 9 number-one singles. Considered an icon and sex symbol.
Alongside a successful music career, Usher is also acclaimed for involvement in humanitarian causes and is the founder of Usher’s New Look foundation.
Here are the top 37 Usher quotes about you :
“Success is measured by personal happiness.”— Usher
“Strivers achieve what dreamers believe.”— Usher
“The more youth begin to recognize that they have a voice, the more change is possible.”— Usher
“You are my superstar. I’m your number one fan, give me your autograph, sign it right here on my heart. Girl, I’ll be your groupie, baby.”— Usher
“In time we grow older, we grow wiser, we grow smarter, and we’re better. And I feel like I’m becoming more seasoned, although I don’t have my salt-and-pepper hair.”— Usher
“Success is about dedication. You may not be where you want to be or do what you want to do when you’re on the journey. But you’ve got to be willing to have vision and foresight that leads you to an incredible end.”— Usher
“Giving a child an education is by far one of the most important investments we can make.”— Usher
“My philosophy is I’m raising future adults, not children.”— Usher
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“Success is all about having the confidence to shoot for something even if it seems impossible.”— Usher
“I think anybody, not just children, is a product of a great environment. If you put them in a better environment from a sad situation, nine times out of 10, they’ll go in the right direction.”— Usher
“We all possess exactly what we need to be our greatest selves…”— Usher
“For a woman to be able to dominate and also be feminine and soft, that’s a talent. And its not all about appearance. A woman who has a brain, who is street-smart and book-smart, that woman is very, very sexy to me.”— Usher
“I like a woman who takes care of herself – it says something about the way she’ll care for me.”— Usher
“The hardest thing I think I’ve ever had to do to tell you, the woman I love, that I’m having a baby by a woman that I barely know.”— Usher
“Sleeping is forbidden at the age of 22. It’s all work and no play.”— Usher
“The best present a man can give a woman is his undivided attention.”— Usher
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“Down time is not the name of the game.”— Usher
“Breaking up is a natural evolution when you try to figure out what you want in life. If you’re with an individual who isn’t moving in the same direction and at the same rate that you are, it ain’t going to work.”— Usher
“Live performance has always been my thing. It’s my purpose to master and capture the moment every time I have you connected.”— Usher
“I think it’s important for us to believe in one another’s capabilities. If I didn’t have someone to believe in me, I wouldn’t be the individual I am today. Neither would I strive for new territory or new direction or to believe in myself.”— Usher
“The unique essence of being an artist is dying. Eveything looks the same. Now there’s a formula. And it works. – But it takes away from the reason we do it.”— Usher
“Somebody has to look out for and protect our kids, and I feel blessed to be a blessing to someone else.”— Usher
“Appearance is something you should definitely consider when you’re going out. Have your girlfriend clip your nails or something like that.”— Usher
“Success is about dedication. You may not be where you want to be or do what you want to do when you’re on the journey. But you’ve got to be willing to have vision and foresight that leads you to an incredible end.— Usher
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“Success is all about having the confidence to shoot for something even if it seems impossible.— Usher
“Strivers achieve what dreamers believe.— Usher
“The best present a man can give a woman is his undivided attention.— Usher
“Learn from the mistakes of others. You can’t make them all yourself.— Usher
“If you don’t EVOLVE, you dissolve. You evolve or you evaporate.”— Usher