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DJ Cassidy Previews New Usher Record “Paradise” in Tour Video

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From November 1 to December 15 of 2014, DJ Cassidy toured North America with Usher on “The UR Experience.” As he continues to prep for the release of his debut album Paradise Royal the legendary DJ gives fans a behind-the-scenes look at his time on the road with the R&B icon.

In addition to show footage and backstage antics, Cassidy surprises us with an extended preview of his upcoming collaboration with Usher, a feel-good, dance-ready tune called “Paradise,” as the soundtrack to the visual.

Cassidy’s Paradise Royal is due out later this year via Columbia Records. Check out the video and song below!

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Usher, Pharrell, Sam Smith, John Legend & Common To Perform at Grammys

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Music’s Biggest Night is getting even bigger. Usher, Pharrell Williams, Sam Smith, John Legend and Common have joined the lineup for the 57th Annual Grammy Awards!

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New Music: Usher feat. Migos – Still Got It

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If you thought R&B crooner Usher fell off, he’s here to tell you a little different!

Surprising with a new Zaytoven produced single, “Still Got It,” the veteran singer shuts it down for all the haters who are convinced that he doesn’t have it anymore. Featuring the Atlanta rapping trio Migos, the single finds Usher sounding off on the young n*ggas in the business.

“I still got it / All that trickin’ off, n*gga I can pull without it,” the 36-year-old singer boasts about his accomplishments and his status in the game. Still able to turn the clubs up and take your chick 20 years after he started, we’re confident that Ursh’s upcoming album will be an impressive body of work.

See if Usher still has it below!

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Watch: Usher Performs “Good Kisser” on ‘Graham Norton Show’

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After wrapping a successful U.S. tour, Usher is bringing his “Experience” overseas. Over the weekend, the R&B superstar traveled across the pond to perform his Grammy-nominated single “Good Kisser” on Britain’s “The Graham Norton Show.” Wearing his signature coonskin cap, Usher thrilled with his slick moves and live band.

He also took a seat alongside the stars of Annie (Jamie Foxx and Cameron Diaz), and revealed that his son Naviyd auditioned for a role by singing an Annie song.

“It has become the soundtrack of my house,” said Usher.

He will bring his “UR Experience” tour to Europe in February.

Watch Ursh light up the stage below:

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Usher Brings Out T.I., Ludacris, Jeezy, Lil Jon & More in Atlanta

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Usher had the A-Town stompin on Tuesday night as his “UR Experience” tour pulled into the Philips Arena. After a stellar opening set from rising star August Alsina, the evening played out like a big reunion celebration for Usher, who had plenty of big surprises in store for his hometown crowd!

After bringing out Trey Songz in Chicago and Chris Brown, Kid Ink, and Jeremih in L.A., Usher was joined by some of his fellow ATLiens including T.I., Ludacris, and Jeezy.

Jermaine Dupri, Lil Jon, and Luda hit the stage for “Lovers and Friends,” T.I. and Young Thug turned up with “About the Money,” and Jeezy joined Ursh for “Love in This Club.”

Juicy J also showed up to perform Usher’s recent strip club banger “I Don’t Mind,” and Rae Sremmurd capped off the show with “No Type” and “No Flex Zone.”

The “UR Experience” tour comes to a close on Sunday in Tampa, Fla.

Watch Usher and friends turn up in the A below!

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Beyoncé, Sam Smith & Usher Lead 57th Annual Grammy Award Nominations

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How fast time flies, as we get closer and closer to 2015, the 57th Annual Grammy Awards are just around the corner, and the nominees are now in!!

R&B and Soul is leading the pack this year as Beyoncé and Sam Smith have scored six nods each. Usher follows closely behind with 4, along with Iggy Azalea, Sia, Eric Church, Gordon Goodwin, Miranda Lambert, and Jack White.

Bey earned nominations in categories including Best R&B Performance, Best R&B Song, Best Urban Contemporary Album, Best Surround Sound Album, and Best Music Film. She also becomes the most nominated woman in the history of the Grammys.

Sam Smith was named under Best New Artist, of course, along with the coveted Record of the Year and Song of the Year categories for “Stay With Me.” Usher has been recognized for his hot single “Good Kisser” and collaboration with Chris Brown on “New Flame.” Some of the best from R&B’s new class, including Luke James, Mali Music and Jhené Aiko, pulled in single noms under the R&B categories.

The biggest category, Album of the Year, will be revealed during the CBS special “A Very Grammy Christmas” at 9 p.m. EST tonight.

The 57th Annual Grammy Awards will be held on February 8, 2015 at Staples Center in Los Angeles.

See all the nominations below!

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List: The Best of November – Top 12 Records

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It’s the week after Thanksgiving and along with the extra weight that we have to drop from over eating, it’s time for another monthly list! Fresh off of the infamous “leftover” weekend, we’re one step closer to closing out 2014 and embarking on a well-anticipated 2015. Coming off of a slow month for music in October, we’re back with some tunes for you to rock with while burning off the pounds from your plates.

Between keeping it real and funk’n you up to smackin’ it in the air, this month had many contributions from artists that we were surprised to hear from. Breaking the internet a few times this month, November’s pickings will find you still giving your thanks for good music.

Ready to dance off all of that Thanksgiving stuffing? Press play and get into our “Best of November – Top 12 Records” list below!

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New Music: Usher – Cuz We Can

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The thirst for more Usher music seems to be peaking as another new song has found its way online. Over the holiday weekend, a track titled “Cuz We Can” hit the web, and had many fans excited.

The record does feel a little dated, but the more obvious reason it would appear older is that the track is very very similar to Mike Posner’s 2013 single “Top of the World,” which was produced by Diplo and Benny Blanco. Usher has confirmed he has worked with both producers on his new upcoming album UR, but he also worked with Diplo on 2012’s Looking 4 Myself.

The singer is looking for a little 2-on-1 action on the bouncy song as he makes a provocative proposition to some sexy ladies. “I can tell that ya girl want trouble, got me seeing double / I ain’t got a girl, you two need a man, let’s do that,” he sings.

Usher has pushed his eighth studio album to next year, and most recently released the Honey Nut Cheerios sponsored burner “Clueless” to hold fans over.

Take a listen to his latest loosie below:

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