Posts Tagged ‘Usher’

Watch Teyana Taylor Dance for Usher During “Bad Girl” at Hot 97’s ‘Hot For The Holidays Concert’

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Usher had New York and New Jersey getting in the holiday spirit with his performance at Hot 97’s “Hot For The Holidays Concert” on Saturday (Dec . 3) night.

Held in New Jersey at the Prudential Center, the R&B superstar tore up the stage with his hit-filled set list that included “Good Kisser,” “Caught Up,” “U Don’t Have To Call,” “Missin U,” “U Got It Bad,” “Burn” and more.

Usher had a surprise in store for the crowd during “Bad Girl,” where he invited Teyana Taylor to join him on stage and show off some sexy moves. The two enjoyed each others company, dancing and grindin across the stage as the audience cheered them on.

“Truly a dream come true! To be able to hit the stage with not only a genuine friend but a legend I respect soooo much and has truly learned a lot from,” wrote Teyana on Instagram. “He has brought something so special to the industry. Y’all don’t understand @usher live in Puerto Rico march 5th 2005 I was 14 or 15 dancing around the house to this SAME song like I was Beyoncé 😩😩😩😭😭😭😭😭 u couldn’t tell me nothing!!! Lol and now I’m actually gracing the stage with him! Thank you so much for believing in me, always believing in me since I was a young buck, and showing me they ropes man!! Thank you! A day I will never forget!!”

Check it out below, along with footage of Usher’s full performance.

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New Music: Usher – Wait For It (From ‘Hamilton’ Mixtape)

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Usher joins Hamilton.

The R&B icon is the latest artist to share his talents on the upcoming ‘Hamilton Mixtape,’ which is due out Dec. 2. Ursh joins the star-studded project with a rendition of the key Aaron Burr song “Wait For It,” originally performed by Leslie Odom Jr.

Usher takes on the chorus in his own way singing: “Love doesn’t discriminate between the sinners and the saints / It takes and it takes and it takes / And we keep loving anyway / We laugh and we cry and we break, and we make our mistakes / And if there’s a reason I’m by her side, so many have tried / I’m willing to wait for it, I’m willing to wait for it.”

According to Hamilton creator Lin-Manuel Miranda, “the chorus becomes a chance for Burr to discuss many of the biggest, most fickle influences on his life. He says the same thing about death, and life, and Hamilton. Both Burr and Hamilton have this sinner/saint duality. They are, at the core, good men, but both are extremely flawed.”

Take a listen to Usher’s version of “Wait For It” below.

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Watch Usher Rock The White House at ‘BET Presents: Love & Happiness, an Obama Celebration’

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On Tuesday night, BET aired their White House concert special “Love & Happiness, an Obama Celebration,” which was as much a celebration of the Obama’s as it was of OUR music.

The evenings headline performer was none other than Usher, who tore up the stage, backed by The Roots, with a medley of his hits and past classics, which included “You Make Me Wanna,” “Caught Up” segued into a cover of The Blackbyrds “Rock Creek Park,” and then into “Yeah!”

Usher had everyone from Samuel L. Jackson to Bradley Cooper to the Obama’s on their feet rocking along to his every move.

Check out the outstanding performance below.

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Exclusive: Yuna Talks New Album ‘Chapters,’ Soul Train Awards, Usher, Jhené Aiko & More

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Malaysian singer-songwriter, Yuna exemplifies the universal appeal that music holds on our souls. Her lush vocals have the ability to lull you into blissful submission. Her recently released third studio album Chapters, represents the changes and growth she experienced from lessons in love.

Yuna kicks off the Asian leg of her world tour this week. In addition to being an international music sensation, she is the founder of November Culture, a Malaysian independent lifestyle store that features affordable fashions.

Fresh off of her performances during the 2016 Soul Train Music Awards’ weekend, she gave ThisisRnB a glimpse at the ‘chapters’ of her life.

Check out the interview below!

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Usher, Chris Brown, Bryson Tiller & More Surprise Fans at ‘The Real Show’

It was a “Real” extravaganza at The Forum on Saturday (Nov. 5), where L.A. radio station Real 92.3 held their annual concert, a surprise-filled, star-studded spectacle for hip-hop and R&B fans alike, with performances from Usher, Bryson Tiller, Chance the Rapper, Ty Dolla $ign, Tory Lanez and more.

Backed by impressive lights, a live band, and acrobatic dancers, Usher was the night’s headlining act. After performing classics like “Caught Up” and “U Don’t Have to Call,” Mr. Raymond called on his first special guest, Chris Brown.

Together, the dynamic singing and dancing duo performed “New Flame” — even getting into a small friendly dance battle — before Breezy (literally) launched into a solo rendition of “Ayo.” Then, Master P came out to “Make ‘Em Say Uhh!” as a lead-in to Ur-sher’s “No Limit.”

Kehlani also surprised some fans who were unaware of the singer’s absence. The Oakland songstress was on the bill, but unable to perform due to her illness. “I have Pneumonia,” she recently tweeted. “Bed ridden for idk how long.. love u guys… pray.”

Check out the photos and video footage below.

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New Music: Verse Simmonds feat. Usher & Young Thug – Good Girls (Remix)

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Hot off the release of his debut album To All The Girls, singer/songwriter Verse Simmonds wastes no time dropping a star-studded remix to the album cut “Good Girls.”

Teaming up with hitmaking rap star Young Thug, and his good friend Usher for the official remix, Verse calls out to the party girls who just want to have fun.

Thugger spits about his sexual conquests turning a good girl into a bad gal in the bando. Usher adds in some harmonies and a short ending verse, singing: “You just tryin to get next to somebody / She just tryin to connect with somebody / If you want to leave with somebody / Come on baby let me be that somebody.”

Take a listen below.

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Watch: Usher Brings ‘Hard II Love’ to iHeartRadio Festival

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Usher had one hell of a busy weekend. After performing at the Global Citizen Festival in NYC’s Central Park early Saturday (Sept. 24) afternoon, the R&B superstar hopped on a jet to fly out to Las Vegas and close out the second night of the iHeartRadio Festival.

Getting the awaiting crowd warmed up, the singer hit the stage with his new pop single “Crash,” off his recently released eighth studio album Hard II Love. Transitioning into the heavy hitting turn-up “Missin U” and the Lil Jon-assisted “Bump,” Usher and his backup dancers showed the Vegas audience how they do it in ATL.

After running through “Rivals,” the Hands of Stone star slowed it down with “Lovers and Friends” and surprised the crowd by bringing out Ludacris to join him for the sultry hit, and then they turned the energy back up with “Yeah.”

“We ain’t done though,” said Usher before sliding into the slinky bounce of “No Limit,” where he brought his dance team back out to close out the set.

Check out his full performance below!

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Usher Goes All Around The World with “No Limit” on ‘Kimmel’

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Usher took fans all around the world with his performance on “Jimmy Kimmel Live!” on Tuesday night.  The R&B superstar continued to celebrate the release of his eighth studio album Hard II Love by perf0rming the album’s hit single “No Limit” for the studio audience, who helped join in on the unique set.

Standing in front of 2 large projector screens Usher danced for the camera and pushed it around in circles to show the crowd, and then the screens would switch showing fans from different countries dancing to the song in their homes. But, he had a surprise in store, as the camera turned once again, Usher magically appeared on the outdoor stage with all his dancers and full band behind him.

During Young Thug’s verse a full dance-off went down, as the outdoor audience cheered them on. However you feel about the song, this was a dope performance.

Check it out below.

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