The Start of Usher’s Music Career
Usher Raymond IV, commonly known as Usher, is an incredibly successful musician and entertainer with a career that spans more than two decades.
Usher has developed a large and loyal fanbase throughout his professional career, captivating his fans with his gentle and raspy vocals and smooth dance moves. But when did Usher begin his career, and how did he become one of the most popular entertainers in the world?
Early Life and Career
Usher was born in 1978 and began singing in his church choir at a very young age. He attended North Springs High School in Atlanta, Georgia and displayed an intense interest in a singing and dancing career. With the help of his mother and stepfather, Usher was signed to his first music label, Organized Noize, at only 14 years old.
Early Releases and Breakthrough Single
He released his first album in 1994 and followed it up the releases of two more albums over the next five years. In 1997 Usher released his single, “You Make Me Wanna”, which was the first of his singles to hit the Billboard Charts. This single was followed by his breakthough single, “Nice & Slow,” in 1998. After the success of these two singles, Usher used his growing celebrity to produce two more albums throughout the early 2000s.
Global Fame and Continued Success
Usher’s fifth studio album, Confessions, was an extreme success and is now one of the best-selling albums of all time. This album featured popular singles such as “U Don’t Have to Call’, “U Got it Bad” and “Burn.” After Confession’s success, Usher’s fame and success has grown even further. He has gone on to win numerous awards, such as eight American Music Awards, eight Grammy Awards and he has sold over 25 million albums and 75 million digital songs worldwide.
Usher has not only made his mark on the music industry, but he has also become an iconic entertainer. He has sold out global tours, and his music has been featured in television and movies. His ability to stay relevant and grow with the times makes Usher one of the most beloved entertainers of all time.
Usher’s music career began over two decades ago, and his success and fame throughout the years has been truly impressive. His exceptional talent and tireless hard work has established Usher’s legacy as one of the most successful musicians of all time.