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ABC News is the news division of the American Broadcasting Company (ABC), owned by the Disney Media Networks division of The Walt Disney Company.
Adam Noah Levine (born March 18, 1979) is an American singer and songwriter.
Adrienne Danielle Frantz (born June 7, 1978) is an American actress and singer-songwriter.
Albert Leornes Greene (born April 13, 1946), often known as The Reverend Al Green, is an African American singer, songwriter and record producer, best known for recording a series of soul hit singles in the early 1970s, including "Take Me to the River", "Tired of Being Alone", "I'm Still in Love with You", "Love and Happiness", and his signature song, "Let's Stay Together".
Alicia Augello Cook (born January 25, 1981), known professionally as Alicia Keys, is an American singer-songwriter.
American Dreams is an American television drama program broadcast on the NBC television network from 2002 to 2005.
American Idol is an American singing competition television series created by Simon Fuller, produced by FremantleMedia North America and 19 Entertainment, and distributed by FremantleMedia North America.
The American Music Awards (AMAs) is an annual American music awards show, created by Dick Clark in 1973 for ABC when the network's contract to air the Grammy Awards expired.
The American Society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers (ASCAP) is an American not-for-profit performance-rights organization (PRO) that protects its members' musical copyrights by monitoring public performances of their music, whether via a broadcast or live performance, and compensating them accordingly.
Americans are citizens of the United States of America.
Ana Celia de Armas Caso (born 30 April 1988) is a Cuban actress.
Brandon Paak Anderson (born February 8, 1986), better known by his stage name Anderson Paak (stylized as Anderson.Paak), is an American rapper, songwriter, drummer, singer and record producer from Oxnard, California.
Anthony Anderson (born August 15, 1970) is an American actor, comedian, writer, and game show host.
The ARIA Charts are the main Australian music sales charts, issued weekly by the Australian Recording Industry Association.
Arista Records, Inc. was a major American record label.
Art is a diverse range of human activities in creating visual, auditory or performing artifacts (artworks), expressing the author's imaginative, conceptual idea, or technical skill, intended to be appreciated for their beauty or emotional power.
Artists and repertoire (A&R) is the division of a record label or music publishing company that is responsible for talent scouting and overseeing the artistic development of recording artists and songwriters.
Aspiro AB is a Norwegian technology company founded in 1998.
Atlanta is the capital city and most populous municipality of the state of Georgia in the United States.
August Anthony Alsina Jr.(8 April 2013).
The Austin American-Statesman is the major daily newspaper for Austin, the capital city of Texas.
The Australian Recording Industry Association (ARIA) is a trade group representing the Australian recording industry which was established in 1983 by six major record companies, EMI, Festival, CBS, RCA, WEA and Universal replacing the Association of Australian Record Manufacturers (AARM) which was formed in 1956.
Auto-Tune is an audio processor created by Antares Audio Technologies which uses a proprietary device to measure and alter pitch in vocal and instrumental music recording and performances.
Édgar Ramírez Arellano (born March 25, 1977) is a Venezuelan actor and former journalist.
Ö3 Austria Top 40 is the official Austrian singles chart, as well as the radio show which presents it, aired Fridays on Hitradio Ö3.
Brandon Smith (born March 12, 1994), better known by his stage name B. Smyth, is an American hip hop and R&B recording artist and dancer from Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
Backing vocalists are singers who provide vocal harmony with the lead vocalist or other backing vocalists.
Barack Hussein Obama II (born August 4, 1961) is an American politician who served as the 44th President of the United States from January 20, 2009, to January 20, 2017.
Barry & Fran Weissler are Tony Award-winning American theatrical producers.
The bass guitar (also known as electric bass, or bass) is a stringed instrument similar in appearance and construction to an electric guitar, except with a longer neck and scale length, and four to six strings or courses.
The Bee Gees --> were a pop music group formed in 1958.
Belvedere Vodka is a brand of Polish rye vodka produced and distributed by LVMH.
Benjamin D. "Ben" Brantley (born October 26, 1954) is an American journalist and the chief theater critic of The New York Times.
Berry Gordy III (known professionally as Berry Gordy Jr., born November 28, 1929) is an American record executive, record producer, songwriter, film producer and television producer.
Black Entertainment Television (BET, stylised as BET★) is an American basic cable and satellite television channel that is owned by the BET Networks division of Viacom.
BET Presents: Love And Happiness: An Obama Celebration was held at the White House on the South Lawn on October 26.
Beyoncé Giselle Knowles-Carter (born September 4, 1981) is an American singer, songwriter, dancer, actress, and businesswoman.
Badriia Ines "Bibi" Bourelly (born 14 July 1994) is an American-German singer and songwriter signed to Def Jam Recordings.
Sean Michael Leonard Anderson (born March 25, 1988), known professionally as Big Sean, is an American rapper.
William Jefferson Clinton (born August 19, 1946) is an American politician who served as the 42nd President of the United States from 1993 to 2001.
Billboard (styled as billboard) is an American entertainment media brand owned by the Billboard-Hollywood Reporter Media Group, a division of Eldridge Industries.
The Billboard 200 is a record chart ranking the 200 most popular music albums and EPs in the United States.
The Billboard Hot 100 is the music industry standard record chart in the United States for songs, published weekly by Billboard magazine.
The Billboard Japan Hot 100 is a song chart in Japan.
The Billboard Music Award is an honor given by Billboard, a publication and music popularity chart covering the music business.
Billboard Year-End charts are a cumulative measure of a single or album's performance in the United States, based upon the Billboard magazine charts during any given chart year.
A biographical film, or biopic (abbreviation for biographical motion picture), is a film that dramatizes the life of a non-fictional or historically-based person or people.
Biography is a documentary television series with three separate original broadcast runs: two syndicated runs (1961–1964 & 1979), and the recent run on A&E (1987–2006), which was moved to A&E's Biography Channel/FYI (2006–2012). Each episode was accompanied by a narration, using stock footage, on-camera interviews, and photographs of the people's lives. Biography was expanded into a franchise (2017) by using the previous logo for mini-series and movies (Biography Movies series) across A&E Networks' channels. The original version (1961–1963) was a half-hour filmed series produced for syndication by David Wolper and hosted by Mike Wallace. It featured historical figures such as Helen Keller and Mark Twain. A 1979 revival of Biography aired briefly on CBS covering a more recent collection of influential figures such as Idi Amin and Walt Disney. The A&E series placed the emphasis on modern celebrities, such as Marilyn Monroe, Elvis Presley, and Queen Elizabeth II. It also included fictional characters like Superman, Betty Boop, and Santa Claus. With this large catalog of profiled figures, A&E created a spin-off network called The Biography Channel (1998). Initially, most of the episodes featured the life stories of historical figures (similar to the original version) or present political or social leaders. People such as William Shakespeare, Charles Dickens, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Enrico Caruso, and Eva Perón were profiled. After a few years, however, the show began producing episodes on figures from pop culture, including Britney Spears, Al Pacino, Johnny Depp, and Marilyn Manson. This move away from purely intellectual subject matter has been criticized by some. Figures covered from the business and technology world include Sam Walton, Sergey Brin and Larry Page, J. C. Penney, Dave Thomas, Colonel Sanders, Bernie Marcus, and Arthur Blank.
Bryan James Sledge, better known by his stage name BJ the Chicago Kid (or simply BJ), is an American singer and songwriter from Chicago, Illinois.
Blake Tollison Shelton (born June 18, 1976) is an American country singer, songwriter and television personality.
A blockbuster is a work of entertainment – especially a feature film, but also other media – that is highly popular and financially successful.
Robert Barisford "Bobby" Brown (born February 5, 1969) is an American singer, songwriter, dancer and actor.
Bonneville International Corporation is a media and broadcasting company, wholly owned by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church) through its for-profit arm, Deseret Management Corporation.
A boy band (or boyband) is loosely defined as a vocal group consisting of young male singers, usually in their teenage years or in their twenties at the time of formation, singing love songs marketed towards young women.
Boyz II Men is an American R&B vocal group from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, best known for emotional ballads and a cappella harmonies.
Brain death is the complete loss of brain function (including involuntary activity necessary to sustain life).
Brandy Rayana Norwood (born February 11, 1979), known professionally by her mononym Brandy, is an American singer, songwriter, record producer, and actress.
Brian Alexander Morgan is a record producer that was born and raised in Wichita, Kansas.
Britain's Got Talent (often abbreviated to BGT) is a British talent show competition, and is part of the ''Got Talent'' franchise created by Simon Cowell.
Britney Jean Spears (born December 2, 1981) is an American singer, dancer, and actress.
Broadway theatre,Although theater is the generally preferred spelling in the United States (see American and British English spelling differences), many Broadway venues, performers and trade groups for live dramatic presentations use the spelling theatre.
Bryan-Michael Cox (born December 1, 1977) is an American record producer and songwriter who is notable for his extensive work with multiple platinum-selling artists including Usher, Mariah Carey, Mary J. Blige, and Toni Braxton.
Burden is an upcoming American drama film, inspired by true events.
"Burn" is a song by American R&B singer Usher, which he wrote with American songwriters Jermaine Dupri, Bryan-Michael Cox.
BuzzFeed, Inc. is an American Internet media company based in New York City.
"Call Me a Mack" is the debut single released by R&B artist Usher for the soundtrack album Poetic Justice.
Calvin Klein Collection (renamed Calvin Klein 205W39NYC in 2017 under new creative director Raf Simons) is the brand name for the high-end designer menswear and womenswear lines from fashion house Calvin Klein.
"Can U Get wit It" is the first single from American recording artist Usher's self-titled debut album, Usher (1994).
The Canadian Hot 100 is a music industry record chart in Canada for singles, published weekly by ''Billboard'' magazine.
Cannes (Canas) is a city located on the French Riviera.
The Cannes Festival (Festival de Cannes), named until 2002 as the International Film Festival (Festival international du film) and known in English as the Cannes Film Festival, is an annual film festival held in Cannes, France, which previews new films of all genres, including documentaries from all around the world.
The Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity (formerly the International Advertising Festival) is a global event for those working in creative communications, advertising, and related fields.
Capital XTRA (originally Choice FM) is a Global-owned radio station that began broadcasting from London on 96.9 and 107.1 MHz in the FM band in 1990; alongside DAB Digital Radio, Freesat, Sky, Virgin Media and online nowadays.
Cardiac arrest is a sudden loss of blood flow resulting from the failure of the heart to effectively pump.
"Caught Up" is a song by American R&B singer Usher.
Thomas DeCarlo Callaway (born May 30, 1975), known professionally as CeeLo Green (or Cee Lo Green), is an American singer, songwriter, rapper, record producer and actor.
"Chains" is a song by American R&B recording artist Usher featuring American rapper Nas and German singer-songwriter Bibi Bourelly.
"Champions" is a song by American singer Usher and Panamanian singer Rubén Blades, recorded for the biographical sports film, Hands of Stone and is also included on his eight studio album Hard II Love.
Lenard McKelvey (born June 29, 1978), known professionally as Charlamagne Tha God, is an American radio presenter and television personality.
Chattanooga is a city in the U.S. state of Tennessee, with a population of 177,571 in 2016.
Calogero Lorenzo "Chazz" Palminteri (born May 15, 1952).
Chicago is an American musical with music by John Kander, lyrics by Fred Ebb, and book by Ebb and Bob Fosse.
Chicago is a 1926 play written by Maurine Dallas Watkins that is best known today as the inspiration for the 1975 stage musical Chicago.
The Chicago Tribune is a daily newspaper based in Chicago, Illinois, United States, owned by Tronc, Inc., formerly Tribune Publishing.
Child custody and legal guardianship are legal terms which are used to describe the legal and practical relationship between a parent or guardian and a child in that person's care, such as the right to make decisions on behalf of a child and the duty to care for and support the child.
The chili pepper (also chile pepper, chilli pepper, or simply chilli) from Nahuatl chīlli) is the fruit of plants from the genus Capsicum, members of the nightshade family, Solanaceae. They are widely used in many cuisines to add spiciness to dishes. The substances that give chili peppers their intensity when ingested or applied topically are capsaicin and related compounds known as capsaicinoids. Chili peppers originated in Mexico. After the Columbian Exchange, many cultivars of chili pepper spread across the world, used for both food and traditional medicine. Worldwide in 2014, 32.3 million tonnes of green chili peppers and 3.8 million tonnes of dried chili peppers were produced. China is the world's largest producer of green chillies, providing half of the global total.
In dance, choreography is the act of designing dance.
Christopher Maurice Brown (born May 5, 1989) is an American singer, songwriter, and actor.
Christopher Emmanuel Paul (born May 6, 1985) is an American professional basketball player for the Houston Rockets of the National Basketball Association (NBA).
Christine Flores (born September 26, 1981), better known as Christina Milian, is an American singer, songwriter and actress.
Cicely L.Tyson (born December 19, 1924) is an American actress and former fashion model.She is best known for playing strong African-American women on screen and stage throughout her career, she is the recipient of three Primetime Emmy Awards, four Black Reel Awards, one Screen Actor Guild Award and one Tony Award.
Civil and political rights are a class of rights that protect individuals' freedom from infringement by governments, social organizations, and private individuals.
Clark Atlanta University is a private, historically black university in Atlanta, in the U.S. state of Georgia.
Clay Cane is a journalist, author, television commentator, radio host and filmmaker.
The Cleveland Cavaliers, often referred to as the Cavs, are an American professional basketball team based in Cleveland, Ohio.
"Climax" is a song by American R&B singer Usher.
Clive Jay Davis (born April 4, 1932) is an American record producer, A&R executive and music industry executive.
Cable News Network (CNN) is an American basic cable and satellite television news channel and an independent subsidiary of AT&T's WarnerMedia.
In a modern sense, comedy (from the κωμῳδία, kōmōidía) refers to any discourse or work generally intended to be humorous or amusing by inducing laughter, especially in theatre, television, film, stand-up comedy, or any other medium of entertainment.
Complex is an American New York-based media platform for youth culture which was founded as a bi-monthly magazine by fashion designer Marc (Ecko) Milecofsky.
Confessions is the fourth studio album by American singer Usher.
"Confessions Part II" is a song by R&B singer Usher, produced by Jermaine Dupri and Bryan-Michael Cox for Usher's fourth album Confessions.
Consequence of Sound (CoS) is a Chicago-based online magazine featuring news, editorials, and reviews of music and movies.
Contemporary hit radio (also known as CHR, contemporary hits, hit list, current hits, hit music, top 40, or pop radio) is a radio format that is common in the United States, United Kingdom, Ireland, Canada, New Zealand, Australia, Singapore, Trinidad and Tobago, South Africa, and the Philippines, that focuses on playing current and recurrent popular music as determined by the top 40 music charts.
Contemporary R&B (also known as simply R&B), is a music genre that combines elements of rhythm and blues, pop, soul, funk, hip hop, and electronic music.
The Contra Costa Times was a daily newspaper based in Walnut Creek, California, U.S. that is now published as the East Bay Times.
Coretta Scott King (April 27, 1927January 30, 2006) was an American author, activist, civil rights leader, and the wife of Martin Luther King, Jr.
In popular music, a cover version, cover song, or simply cover, is a new performance or recording by someone other than the original artist or composer of a previously recorded, commercially released song.
"Crash" is a song by American singer Usher, recorded for his eighth studio album, Hard II Love.
In ordinary language, a crime is an unlawful act punishable by a state or other authority.
Crooner is an American epithet given primarily to male singers of jazz standards, mostly from the Great American Songbook, backed by either a full orchestra, a big band or a piano.
Crossover is a term applied to musical works or performers who appeal to different types of audience, for example (especially in the United States) by appearing on two or more of the record charts which track differing musical styles or genres.
Crunk is a subgenre of hip hop music that emerged in the early 1990s and gained mainstream success during the mid 2000s.
Cuba, officially the Republic of Cuba, is a country comprising the island of Cuba as well as Isla de la Juventud and several minor archipelagos.
Culture is the social behavior and norms found in human societies.
The Daily Mirror is a British national daily tabloid newspaper founded in 1903.
Dallas is a city in the U.S. state of Texas.
Dance Central 3 is a music rhythm game developed by Harmonix and published by Microsoft Studios for the Xbox 360 Kinect.
The Dangerous World Tour was the second world concert tour by American recording artist Michael Jackson.
Daniel Arsham (born 1980 in Cleveland, Ohio) is an American artist.
Danielle Simone Bradbery (born July 23, 1996) is an American country singer from Cypress, Texas.
Declamation or declamatio (Latin for "declaration") was a genre of ancient rhetoric and a mainstay of the Roman higher education system.
A diva is a celebrated female singer; a woman of outstanding talent in the world of opera, and by extension in theatre, cinema and popular music.
"Dive" is a song recorded by American recording artist Usher for his seventh studio album Looking 4 Myself (2012).
Cassidy Durango Milton Willy Podell (born 1981) better known by his stage name DJ Cassidy is an American DJ, record producer and MC.
"DJ Got Us Fallin' in Love" is a song by American R&B recording artist Usher.
DoSomething (also DoSomething.org) is a global non-profit organization with the goal of motivating young people to make positive change both online and offline through campaigns that make an impact.
Don't Be Cruel is the second studio album by American singer Bobby Brown.
"Don't Be Cruel" is a song by American singer Bobby Brown.
Donny Edward Hathaway (October 1, 1945 – January 13, 1979) was an American jazz, blues, soul and gospel singer, songwriter, arranger, organist, and pianist.
Double Up is the eighth studio album by American R&B singer and songwriter R. Kelly.
Aubrey Drake Graham (born October 24, 1986) is a Canadian rapper, singer, songwriter, actor, and entrepreneur.
In reference to film and television, drama is a genre of narrative fiction (or semi-fiction) intended to be more serious than humorous in tone.
A drum kit — also called a drum set, trap set, or simply drums — is a collection of drums and other percussion instruments, typically cymbals, which are set up on stands to be played by a single player, with drumsticks held in both hands, and the feet operating pedals that control the hi-hat cymbal and the beater for the bass drum.
Dubstep is a genre of electronic dance music that originated in South London in the late 1990s.
E! (originally an initialism of Entertainment Television) is an American basic cable and satellite television channel that is owned by the NBCUniversal Cable Entertainment Group division of NBCUniversal, all owned by Comcast.
Ebony is a monthly magazine for the African-American market.
Electronic dance music (also known as EDM, dance music, club music, or simply dance) is a broad range of percussive electronic music genres made largely for nightclubs, raves, and festivals.
Electronic music is music that employs electronic musical instruments, digital instruments and circuitry-based music technology.
Ellen Rona Barkin (born April 16, 1954) is an American actress and film producer.
Sir Elton Hercules John (born Reginald Kenneth Dwight; 25 March 1947) is an English singer, pianist, and composer.
Marshall Bruce Mathers III (born October 17, 1972), known professionally as Eminem (often stylized as EMINƎM), is an American rapper, songwriter, record producer, record executive, and actor.
"End of the Road" is a single recorded by American R&B group Boyz II Men for the ''Boomerang'' soundtrack.
Entertainment Weekly (sometimes abbreviated as EW) is an American magazine, published by Meredith Corporation, that covers film, television, music, Broadway theatre, books and popular culture.
Eric BellinGer, Jr. (born March 28, 1986) is an American singer, songwriter, and record producer from Los Angeles, California.
The European Hot 100 Singles was compiled by Billboard and Music & Media magazine from March 1984 until December 2010.
"Every Little Step" is a 1989 single by American singer Bobby Brown, written by L.A. Reid and Kenneth "Babyface" Edmonds and released by MCA Records.
Exclaim! is a monthly Canadian music magazine that features in-depth coverage of new music across all genres with a special focus on Canadian and cutting-edge artists.
An extended play record, often referred to as an EP, is a musical recording that contains more tracks than a single, but is usually unqualified as an album or LP.
Falsetto (Italian diminutive of falso, "false") is the vocal register occupying the frequency range just above the modal voice register and overlapping with it by approximately one octave.
Fashion is a popular style, especially in clothing, footwear, lifestyle products, accessories, makeup, hairstyle and body.
Feminism is a range of political movements, ideologies, and social movements that share a common goal: to define, establish, and achieve political, economic, personal, and social equality of sexes.
The first inauguration of Barack Obama as the 44th President of the United States took place on Tuesday, January 20, 2009.
Forbes is an American business magazine.
Celebrity 100 is an annual list compiled and published by Forbes magazine since 1999.
Forest Steven Whitaker III (born July 15, 1961) is an American actor, producer, and director.
Francis Albert Sinatra (December 12, 1915 – May 14, 1998) was an American singer, actor, and producer who was one of the most popular and influential musical artists of the 20th century.
The Freedom of the City is an honour bestowed by a municipality upon a valued member of the community, or upon a visiting celebrity or dignitary.
Fuerza Bruta is a postmodern theatre show that originated in Buenos Aires in 2003 and was created by Diqui James.
Funk is a music genre that originated in African American communities in the mid-1960s when African American musicians created a rhythmic, danceable new form of music through a mixture of soul music, jazz, and rhythm and blues (R&B).
FUSE was a Toronto-based Canadian non-profit arts and culture periodical published by Artons Cultural Affairs Society and Publishing Inc.
Fuse is an American digital cable and satellite television channel dedicated largely to music that first launched in 1994.
Fusion TV is a television cable and satellite news and satire channel owned by Fusion Media Group, an American multi-platform media company that is owned by Univision Communications, which relies in part on the resources of its parent company's news division, Noticias Univision.
Nayvadius DeMun Wilburn (born November 20, 1983), known professionally as Future, is an American rapper, singer, songwriter, and record producer.
Gabrielle Monique Union-Wade (born October 29, 1972) is an American actress, activist, and author.
Gawker was an American blog founded by Nick Denton and Elizabeth Spiers and based in New York City focusing on celebrities and the media industry.
General anaesthesia or general anesthesia (see spelling differences) is a medically induced coma with loss of protective reflexes, resulting from the administration of one or more general anaesthetic agents.
Georgia is a state in the Southeastern United States.
The Georgia Music Hall of Fame was located in downtown Macon, Georgia, United States, from 1996 until it closed in 2011.
Georgia State University (commonly referred to as Georgia State, State, or GSU) is a public research university in downtown Atlanta, Georgia, United States.
Geppetto is a 2000 made-for-television musical remake of the popular children’s book The Adventures of Pinocchio and the original 1940 Disney film, starring Drew Carey and Julia Louis-Dreyfus debuting on The Wonderful World of Disney.
Getty Images, Inc. is an American stock photo agency, with headquarters in Seattle, Washington, United States.
The GfK Entertainment Charts are the official music charts in Germany and are gathered and published by GfK Entertainment GmbH (formerly Media Control GmbH and Media Control GfK International GmbH) on behalf of Bundesverband Musikindustrie (Federal Association of Phonographic Industry).
Giacomo Girolamo Casanova (or; 2 April 1725 – 4 June 1798) was an Italian adventurer and author from the Republic of Venice.
Glamour is a women's magazine published by Condé Nast Publications.
Alton Glenn Miller (March 1, 1904 – December 15, 1944) The website for Arlington National Cemetery refers to Glenn Miller as "missing in action since Dec.
"Gone Too Soon" is a ballad recorded and popularized by American musician Michael Jackson.
"Good Kisser" is a song by American singer Usher.
Gordon Roger Alexander Buchanan Parks (November 30, 1912 – March 7, 2006) was an American photographer, musician, writer and film director, who became prominent in U.S. documentary photojournalism in the 1940s through 1970s—particularly in issues of civil rights, poverty and African-Americans—and in glamour photography.
A Grammy Award (stylized as GRAMMY, originally called Gramophone Award), or Grammy, is an award presented by The Recording Academy to recognize achievement in the music industry.
The Grammy Award for Best Male R&B Vocal Performance was awarded between 1968 and 2011.
The Grammy Award for Best R&B Performance is an award presented at the Grammy Awards, a ceremony that was established in 1958 and originally called the Gramophone Awards.
Growing Pains is an American television sitcom that aired on ABC from September 24, 1985, to April 25, 1992.
Guinness World Records, known from its inception in 1955 until 2000 as The Guinness Book of Records and in previous United States editions as The Guinness Book of World Records, is a reference book published annually, listing world records both of human achievements and the extremes of the natural world.
The guitar is a fretted musical instrument that usually has six strings.
Hands of Stone is a 2016 American biographical sports film about the career of Panamanian former professional boxer Roberto Durán.
Hard II Love is the eighth studio album by American singer-songwriter Usher.
Harry Belafonte (born Harold George Bellanfanti Jr.; March 1, 1927) is an American singer, songwriter, actor, and social activist.
Here I Stand is the fifth studio album by American singer Usher, released on May 13, 2008 by LaFace Records.
"Here I Stand" is a song by American recording artist Usher.
Herpes simplex is a viral disease caused by the herpes simplex virus.
"Hey Daddy (Daddy's Home)" is a song by American R&B singer, Usher.
"Higher Ground" is a funk song written by Stevie Wonder which first appeared on his 1973 album Innervisions.
Hillary Diane Rodham Clinton (born October 26, 1947) is an American politician and diplomat who served as the First Lady of the United States from 1993 to 2001, U.S. Senator from New York from 2001 to 2009, 67th United States Secretary of State from 2009 to 2013, and the Democratic Party's nominee for President of the United States in the 2016 election.
Hip hop music, also called hip-hopMerriam-Webster Dictionary entry on hip-hop, retrieved from: A subculture especially of inner-city black youths who are typically devotees of rap music; the stylized rhythmic music that commonly accompanies rap; also rap together with this music.
Hip hop soul is a subgenre of contemporary R&B music, most popular during the early and mid 1990s, which fuses rhythm and blues/gospel singing with hip hop musical production.
Historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) are institutions of higher education in the United States that were established before the Civil Rights Act of 1964 with the intention of primarily serving the African-American community.
The Hollywood Walk of Fame comprises more than 2,600 five-pointed terrazzo and brass stars embedded in the sidewalks along 15 blocks of Hollywood Boulevard and three blocks of Vine Street in Hollywood, California.
Honey Nut Cheerios is a variation of Cheerios breakfast cereal, introduced in 1979 by the General Mills cereal company.
Honorific nicknames in popular music are terms used, most often in the media or by fans, to indicate the significance of an artist, and are often religious, familial, or (most frequently) royal and aristocratic titles, used metaphorically.
The Hospital Sírio-Libanês (Syrian-Lebanese Hospital) is one of the most important hospitals in Brazil and South America.
The Radio Songs chart (previously named Hot 100 Airplay) is released weekly by Billboard magazine and measures the airplay of songs being played on radio stations throughout the United States across all musical genres.
The Hot R&B/Hip-Hop/Rap Songs is a record chart that ranks the most popular R&B and hip hop songs in the United States and is published weekly by Billboard.
"Hot Tottie" is a song by recording artist Usher.
HuffPost (formerly The Huffington Post and sometimes abbreviated HuffPo) is a liberal American news and opinion website and blog that has both localized and international editions.
Hurricane Katrina was an extremely destructive and deadly Category 5 hurricane that caused catastrophic damage along the Gulf coast from central Florida to Texas, much of it due to the storm surge and levee failure.
"I Don't Mind" is a song by American singer Usher, featuring American rapper Juicy J. It was released on November 21, 2014, through RCA Records, as the intended lead single from his then-upcoming eighth studio album, Hard II Love.
"I Need a Girl (Part One)" is a single by American rapper P. Diddy with the collaboration of Usher and Loon from the album We Invented the Remix.
"Ice Box" is the second single from Omarion's second album, 21.
Ido Leffler is an Israeli-Australian entrepreneur, investor, and advisor.
idobi Radio is a modern rock Internet radio station focusing on new pop punk and alternative music.
IMDb, also known as Internet Movie Database, is an online database of information related to world films, television programs, home videos and video games, and internet streams, including cast, production crew and personnel biographies, plot summaries, trivia, and fan reviews and ratings.
In the Mix (working title: Dying for Dolly) is a 2005 American Romantic crime-comedy-drama film starring R&B/pop singer Usher.
Inc. is an American weekly magazine which publishes about small businesses and startups.
Incredibles 2 is a 2018 American 3D computer-animated superhero film produced by Pixar Animation Studios and distributed by Walt Disney Pictures.
An induced coma, also known as a medically-induced coma, a barbiturate-induced coma, or a barb coma, is a temporary coma (a deep state of unconsciousness) brought on by a controlled dose of a barbiturate drug, usually pentobarbital or thiopental.
InStyle is a monthly women’s fashion magazine founded in 1994.
Intensive care unit An intensive care unit (ICU), also known as an intensive therapy unit or intensive treatment unit (ITU) or critical care unit (CCU), is a special department of a hospital or health care facility that provides intensive treatment medicine.
The Irish Singles Chart (Irish: Cairt Singil na hÉireann) is Ireland's music industry standard singles popularity chart issued weekly by the Irish Recorded Music Association and compiled on behalf of the IRMA by The Official Charts Company.
iTunes is a media player, media library, Internet radio broadcaster, and mobile device management application developed by Apple Inc. It was announced on January 9, 2001.
ITV is a commercial television channel in the United Kingdom.
J Records was an American major record label owned and operated by Sony Music Entertainment, and was distributed through the RCA Music Group.
Jermaine Lamarr Cole (born January 28, 1985) is an American hip hop recording artist and record producer.
Jack Leroy "Jackie" Wilson Jr. (June 9, 1934 – January 21, 1984) was an American soul singer and performer.
Jacob O'Neal Latimore Jr. (born August 10, 1996) is an American singer, rapper and actor.
Jagged Edge is an American R&B group signed through Jermaine Dupri's So So Def Recordings.
James Joseph Brown (May 3, 1933 – December 25, 2006) was an American singer, songwriter, dancer, musician, record producer and bandleader.
Jan Smith is a singer, songwriter, vocal coach, vocal producer, and Grammy nominated music producer from Atlanta, GA, and founder of Jan Smith Studios, Inc.
Janet Damita Jo Jackson (born May 16, 1966) is an American singer, songwriter, dancer, and actress.
Jason Joel Desrouleaux (born September 21, 1989), known professionally as Jason Derulo (formerly stylised as Derülo), is an American singer, songwriter, and dancer.
Shawn Corey Carter (born December 4, 1969) known professionally as Jay-Z (stylized JAY-Z), is an American rapper, songwriter, record producer, and entrepreneur.
Jazz is a music genre that originated in the African-American communities of New Orleans, United States, in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, and developed from roots in blues and ragtime.
Jay Wayne Jenkins (born September 28, 1977), better known by his stage name Jeezy (formerly Young Jeezy), is an American rapper.
Jeremih Felton (born July 17, 1987), better known by his mononym Jeremih, is an American singer, songwriter, and record producer.
Jermaine Dupri Mauldin (born September 23, 1972), known professionally as Jermaine Dupri or JD, is an American rapper, record producer, record executive, actor, DJ and television producer.
Jive Records was an American record label under the RCA Music Group formed in 1981 by Zomba Records. Formerly headquartered in New York City, the label was best known for a string of successes with hip hop artists in the 1980s, and also in teen pop and boy bands during the 1990s and early 2000s. Jive Records operated as an independently managed label until 2003, when Bertelsmann Music Group (BMG) acquired the remainder of its parent company Zomba for US $2.74 billion, which at the time was the largest-ever acquisition of an independent label with major-label distribution.
JJ Brine (born Jonathan Friel) is an American visual artist and gallerist.
Jody Rosen (born June 21, 1969 in New York City) is an American journalist and author.
Jon Pareles (born October 25, 1953) is an American journalist who is the chief popular-music critic in the arts section of The New York Times.
Jonni Cheatwood (born July 21, 1986, Thousand Oaks, California) is an American visual artist.
Joshua Kaufman (born November 9, 1976) is an American soul singer and singer-songwriter.
Jordan Michael Houston (born April 5, 1975), known professionally as Juicy J, is an American rapper, songwriter and record producer from Memphis, Tennessee.
Justin Drew Bieber (born March 1, 1994) is a Canadian singer, actor and songwriter.
Justin Bieber's Believe is a 2013 American concert film and the sequel to Never Say Never, both centering on Canadian singer Justin Bieber.
Justin Bieber: Never Say Never is a 2011 American 3-D concert film centering on singer Justin Bieber.
Kanye Omari West (born June 8, 1977) is an American rapper, singer, songwriter, record producer, entrepreneur and fashion designer.
Kazaam is the original soundtrack of the 1996 film starring Shaquille O'Neal.
Kelefa T. Sanneh (born 1975) is an English American journalist and music critic.
Kerry Marisa Washington (born January 31, 1977 Sidebar: (County of Los Angeles Department of Public Health). Gives Kerry Washington birth date. from the original on May 2, 2016.Note: FilmReference.com states "Born January 5, 1977 (some sources cite 1975)…." at) is an American actress.
Kevin Darnell Hart (born July 6, 1979) is an American comedian and actor. Born and raised in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Hart began his career by winning several amateur comedy competitions at clubs throughout New England, culminating in his first real break in 2001 when he was cast by Judd Apatow for a recurring role on the TV series Undeclared. The series lasted only one season, but he soon landed other roles in films such as Paper Soldiers (2002), Scary Movie 3 (2003), Soul Plane (2004), In the Mix (2005), Little Fockers (2010) and Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle (2017). Hart's comedic reputation continued to grow with the release of his first stand-up album, I'm a Grown Little Man (2008), and performances in the films Think Like a Man (2012), Grudge Match (2013), Ride Along (2014) and its sequel Ride Along 2 (2016), About Last Night (2014), Get Hard (2015), Central Intelligence (2016), The Secret Life of Pets (2016), and George Beard in Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie (2017). He also released four more comedy albums, Seriously Funny in 2010, Laugh at My Pain in 2011, Let Me Explain in 2013, and What Now? in 2016. In 2015, Time Magazine named Hart one of the 100 most influential people in the world on the annual Time 100 list. He starred as himself in the lead role of Real Husbands of Hollywood.
Killers is a 2010 Canadian action comedy film directed by Robert Luketic and starring Katherine Heigl and Ashton Kutcher.
Kimberly Kardashian West (born October 21, 1980) is an American reality television personality and socialite.
Antonio Marquis "L.A." Reid (born June 7, 1956) is an American music executive, musician, songwriter, record producer, author, and former television music competition judge.
LaFace Records was an American record label based in Atlanta, Georgia that operated as a unit of Sony Music Entertainment from 2008 to 2011 and was historically a part of Bertelsmann Music Group from 1989 to 2004.
Lake Lanier (officially Lake Sidney Lanier) is a reservoir in the northern portion of the U.S. state of Georgia.
Las Vegas (Spanish for "The Meadows"), officially the City of Las Vegas and often known simply as Vegas, is the 28th-most populated city in the United States, the most populated city in the state of Nevada, and the county seat of Clark County.
Legacy Recordings is an American record label that is a division of Sony Music.
Lena Marquise (Елена Утина; born February 24, 1985) is a Russian interdisciplinary artist based in New York.
Todd Michael Bridges (born July 13, 1989) known professionally as Leon Bridges, is an American gospel and soul singer, songwriter and record producer from Fort Worth, Texas.
Liam James Payne (born 29 August 1993) is an English singer and songwriter.
Life support refers to the treatments and techniques performed in an emergency in order to support life after the failure of one or more vital organs.
Light It Up is a 1999 American hostage crime teen drama film starring an ensemble cast that consists of R&B singer/actor Usher Raymond (in his first leading role), Rosario Dawson, Forest Whitaker, and Vanessa L. Williams.
"Lil Freak" is a song by American recording artist Usher, taken from his sixth studio album, Raymond v. Raymond.
Jonathan Smith (born January 27, 1971), better known by his stage name Lil Jon, is an American rapper, record producer, and DJ.
Dwayne Michael Carter Jr. (born September 27, 1982), known professionally as Lil Wayne, is an American rapper.
Kimberly Denise Jones (born July 11, 1975 or 1976), known professionally by her stage name Lil' Kim, is an American rapper, songwriter, record producer, model, and actress.
Lions Gate Entertainment Corp., doing business as Lionsgate, is an American, Canadian-domiciled entertainment company.
Liposuction, or simply lipo, is a type of cosmetic surgery that removes fat from the human body in an attempt to change its shape.
Lisa Read Bloom (née Bray; born September 20, 1961) is an American civil rights attorney known for representing women whose sexual harassment claims precipitated the firing of Bill O'Reilly from Fox News and for advising Harvey Weinstein amid sexual abuse allegations.
This is a list of recording artists who have reached number one on Billboard magazine's weekly pop singles chart(s).
Usher is an American singer and actor.
This is a list of the world's best-selling albums of recorded music.
This list includes music artists with claims of 75 million or more record sales.
This article is a compendium of the best-selling music singles.
This is a comprehensive listing that highlights significant achievements and milestones based upon ''Billboard'' magazine's singles charts, most notably the ''Billboard'' Hot 100.
This is a listing of ''Billboard'' Hot 100 chart achievements by decade.
This is the list of the top 100 highest-certified music artists in the United States based on album certifications by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA).
In music, a medley is a piece composed from parts of existing pieces, usually three, played one after another, sometimes overlapping.
Live is a live album by American singer Usher.
Looking 4 Myself is the seventh studio album by American singer Usher.
Los Angeles (Spanish for "The Angels";; officially: the City of Los Angeles; colloquially: by its initials L.A.) is the second-most populous city in the United States, after New York City.
The Los Angeles Times is a daily newspaper which has been published in Los Angeles, California since 1881.
Lou Schuler (born January 23, 1957 in St. Louis, Missouri) is a fitness journalist and author or coauthor of several books on men's health and exercise.
"Love in This Club" is a song by American R&B singer Usher.
"Love in This Club Part II" is a song recorded by American R&B singer Usher, and features fellow rapper Lil Wayne and singer Beyoncé.
"Lovers and Friends" is a song by Lil Jon & the East Side Boyz.
Lucy O'Brien (born 13 September 1961 in west Catford, London; grew up in Southampton, and now living in London) is an author and journalist whose work focuses on women in music.
Christopher Brian Bridges (born September 11, 1977), known professionally as Ludacris, is an American rapper and actor.
Luther Ronzoni Vandross Jr. (April 20, 1951 – July 1, 2005) was an American singer, songwriter and record producer.
Macy's, Inc. (originally Federated Department Stores, Inc.) is an American holding company; it was founded by Xavier Warren in 1929.
Madame Tussauds is a wax museum in London with smaller museums in a number of other major cities.
MadameNoire is an international online magazine that is geared toward the lifestyles of African American women as well as popular culture.
Madonna Louise Ciccone (born August 16, 1958) is an American singer, songwriter, actress, and businesswoman.
Mail order is the buying of goods or services by mail delivery.
Mainstream R&B/Hip-Hop is a chart published weekly by Billboard magazine in the United States.
Manuel Seal Jr. (born September 26, 1960) is an American musician, record producer, composer, singer, songwriter, vocal coach, and arranger.
Mariah Carey (born March 27, 1969 or 1970) is an American singer and songwriter.
Martha Helen Stewart (née Kostyra; born August 3, 1941) is an American businesswoman, writer, and television personality.
Marvin Gaye (born Marvin Pentz Gay Jr.; April 2, 1939 – April 1, 1984) was an American singer, songwriter and record producer.
Mary Jane Blige (born January 11, 1971) is an American singer, songwriter, rapper and actress.
Mass Appeal is an American media and content company based in New York City.
Mastercard Incorporated (stylized as MasterCard from 1979 to 2016 and mastercard since 2016) is an American multinational financial services corporation headquartered in the Mastercard International Global Headquarters in Purchase, New York, United States.
Maura K. Johnston (born May 28, 1975) is a writer, editor and music critic.
Maze, also known as Maze Featuring Frankie Beverly and Frankie Beverly & Maze, is an American soul / quiet storm band established in San Francisco, California in the late 1970s.
Memphis is a city located along the Mississippi River in the southwestern corner of the U.S. state of Tennessee.
Men's Health (MH), published by Rodale Inc. in Emmaus, Pennsylvania, United States, is the world's largest men's magazine brand, with 35 editions in 59 countries.
The Miami Herald is a daily newspaper owned by the McClatchy Company and headquartered in Doral, Florida, a city in western Miami-Dade County and the Miami metropolitan area, several miles west of downtown Miami.
Michael Joseph Jackson (August 29, 1958 – June 25, 2009) was an American singer, songwriter, and dancer.
A public memorial service for Michael Jackson was held on 7 July 2009 at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California, twelve days after his death.
The Michael Jackson: 30th Anniversary Celebration was a 2001 New York City revue show by Michael Jackson.
Michelle Jacqueline Chamuel (born 1986) is an American singer, songwriter and producer.
Mary Michelle Nunn (born November 16, 1966) is an American philanthropic executive and politician.
A microphone stand is a free-standing mount for a microphone.
Microsoft Corporation (abbreviated as MS) is an American multinational technology company with headquarters in Redmond, Washington.
Miguel Jontel Pimentel (born October 23, 1985) is an American singer, songwriter, actor and record producer.
"Missin U" is a song by American singer Usher.
Moesha is an American sitcom series that aired on the UPN network from January 23, 1996, to May 14, 2001.
Monica Denise Brown (née Arnold; born October 24, 1980) is an American singer, songwriter, producer, actress, and entrepreneur.
"More" is a song by American singer Usher, taken from the deluxe edition of his sixth studio album Raymond v. Raymond (2010).
Morehouse College is a private, all-male, liberal arts, historically Black college located in Atlanta, Georgia.
"Moving Mountains" is a song recorded by American R&B singer Usher.
MTV (originally an initialism of Music Television) is an American cable and satellite television channel owned by Viacom Media Networks (a division of Viacom) and headquartered in New York City.
An MTV Europe Music Award (commonly abbreviated as a EMAs) is an award presented by Viacom International Media Networks to honour artists and music in pop culture.
MTV News is the news production division of MTV.
An MTV Video Music Award (commonly abbreviated as a VMA) is an award presented by the cable channel MTV to honor the best in the music video medium.
Muppets Most Wanted is a 2014 American musical comedy film and the eighth theatrical film featuring the Muppets.
Music Canada (formerly Canadian Recording Industry Association (CRIA)) is a Toronto-based, non-profit trade organization that was founded 9 April 1963 to represent the interests of companies that record, manufacture, produce, promote and distribute music in Canada.
A music download is the digital transfer of music via the Internet into a device capable of decoding and playing it, such as a home computer, MP3 player or smartphone.
A musical ensemble, also known as a music group or musical group, is a group of people who perform instrumental or vocal music, with the ensemble typically known by a distinct name.
A musician is a person who plays a musical instrument or is musically talented.
"My Boo" is a duet between American R&B singers Usher and Alicia Keys, written by Usher, Keys, Jermaine Dupri, Adonis Shropshire, and Manuel Seal, Jr..
My Way is an album by American singer Frank Sinatra, released in 1969.
My Way is the second studio album by American singer Usher.
"My Way" is a 1998 single from Usher's 1997 album of the same name.
"N.E. Heart Break" is a song performed by American R&B quintet New Edition.
The NAACP Image Award is an annual awards ceremony presented by the American National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) to honor outstanding people of color in film, television, music, and literature.
Naomi Elaine Campbell (born 22 May 1970) is an English model, actress, and singer.
Nasir Bin Olu Dara Jones (born September 14, 1973), better known by his stage name Nas, is an American rapper, record producer, actor and entrepreneur.
The National Basketball Association (NBA) is a men's professional basketball league in North America; composed of 30 teams (29 in the United States and 1 in Canada).
The National Civil Rights Museum is a complex of museums and historic buildings in Memphis, Tennessee; its exhibits trace the history of the Civil Rights Movement in the United States from the 17th century to the present.
The National Broadcasting Company (NBC) is an American English language commercial broadcast television network that is a flagship property of NBCUniversal, a subsidiary of Comcast.
Shaffer Chimere Smith (born October 18, 1982), known professionally as Ne-Yo, is an American singer, songwriter, record producer, dancer, and actor.
Neighborhood Sessions is an American television concert series which celebrates the communities and people that inspired artists like Usher, Dave Matthews Band, Toby Keith, and Jennifer Lopez.
Neo soul is a genre of popular music.
New Edition is an American R&B group from the Roxbury neighborhood of Boston, Massachusetts, formed in 1978.
New jack swing or swingbeatSilverton, Peter.
New York is an American biweekly magazine concerned with life, culture, politics, and style generally, and with a particular emphasis on New York City.
The New York Daily News, officially titled Daily News, is an American newspaper based in New York City.
The news media or news industry are forms of mass media that focus on delivering news to the general public or a target public.
"Nice & Slow" is a 1998 single from Usher's second album My Way.
Onika Tanya Maraj (born December 8, 1982), known professionally as Nicki Minaj, is a Trinidadian-born American rapper, singer, songwriter, model, and actress.
Nico & Vinz are a Norwegian duo consisting of Kahouly Nicolay "Nico" Sereba from Holmlia, Oslo and Vincent "Vinz" Dery from Lambertseter, Oslo.
Nielsen SoundScan is an information and sales tracking system created by Mike Fine and Mike Shalett.
New Musical Express (NME) is a British music journalism website and former magazine that has been published since 1952.
"No Limit" is a song by American singer Usher, featuring American rapper Young Thug.
North Springs Charter High School (formerly North Springs High School, 1963-2007) is a public secondary school located in Sandy Springs, Georgia, United States.
NSYNC (sometimes stylized as *NSYNC, N*SYNC or 'N Sync) was an American boy band formed in Orlando, Florida in 1995 and launched in Germany by BMG Ariola Munich.
An Off-Broadway theatre is any professional venue in Manhattan in New York City with a seating capacity between 100 and 499, inclusive.
The Official New Zealand Music Chart is the weekly New Zealand top 40 singles and albums charts, issued weekly by Recorded Music NZ (formerly Recording Industry Association of New Zealand).
Ogg is a free, open container format maintained by the Xiph.Org Foundation.
Omari Ishmael Grandberry (born November 12, 1984), known by his stage name Omarion, is an American singer, rapper, songwriter, actor and dancer.
"OMG" is a song by American recording artist Usher and American rapper will.i.am, who also wrote and produced the song.
OMG Tour was the fourth concert tour by American recording artist Usher.
One Chance was an R&B group of Chicago, best known for their 2006 song "Look at Her"; peaked at number 53 on the ''Billboard'' R&B chart, and was later remixed featuring;Trey Songz, Lloyd, and Bobby Valentino.
One Direction are an English-Irish pop boy band based in London, composed of Niall Horan, Liam Payne, Harry Styles, Louis Tomlinson, and, until his departure from the band in 2015, Zayn Malik.
Oprah Winfrey (born Orpah Gail Winfrey; January 29, 1954) is an American media proprietor, talk show host, actress, producer, and philanthropist.
Orangeburg County is a county located in the U.S. state of South Carolina.
"Papers" is a song by American recording artist Usher.
Sir James Paul McCartney (born 18 June 1942) is an English singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and composer.
Penélope Cruz Sánchez (born 28 April 1974) is a Spanish actress and model.
People is an American weekly magazine of celebrity and human-interest stories, published by Meredith Corporation.
Pepsi is a carbonated soft drink produced and manufactured by PepsiCo.
A personal watercraft (PWC), also called water scooter, jetski, and comically a boatercycle, is a recreational watercraft that the rider sits or stands on, rather than inside of, as in a boat.
Pharrell Lanscilo Williams (born April 5, 1973) is an American rapper, singer, songwriter and record producer.
The piano is an acoustic, stringed musical instrument invented in Italy by Bartolomeo Cristofori around the year 1700 (the exact year is uncertain), in which the strings are struck by hammers.
Armando Christian Pérez (born January 15, 1981), known by the stage name Pitbull (also known as Mr. Worldwide), is an American rapper.
Poetic Justice is a 1993 American romantic drama film written and directed by John Singleton and starring Janet Jackson and Tupac Shakur with Regina King and Joe Torry.
A pop icon is a celebrity, character, or object whose exposure in popular culture is widely regarded as constituting a defining characteristic of a given society or era.
Pop music is a genre of popular music that originated in its modern form in the United States and United Kingdom during the mid-1950s.
A pop out cake, popout cake, jump out cake, or surprise cake is a large object made to serve as a surprise for a celebratory occasion.
"Pop Ya Collar" is a single by American recording artist Usher, released on February 20, 2001.
Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping is a 2016 American mockumentary comedy film directed by Akiva Schaffer and Jorma Taccone and written, produced by and starring Andy Samberg, Schaffer and Taccone.
Popular culture (also called pop culture) is generally recognized as a set of the practices, beliefs, and objects that are dominant or ubiquitous in a society at a given point in time.
The President's Committee on the Arts and the Humanities (PCAH) was an advisory committee to the White House on cultural issues.
Prince Rogers Nelson (June 7, 1958 – April 21, 2016) was an American singer, songwriter, musician, record producer and filmmaker.
PublicAffairs (or PublicAffairs Books) is an imprint of the Perseus Books Group, an American book publishing company located in New York City.
Purpose is the fourth studio album by Canadian singer and songwriter Justin Bieber.
Quiet storm is a radio format and a "super genre" of contemporary R&B, jazz fusion and pop music that is characterized by understated, mellow dynamics, slow tempos, and relaxed rhythms.
Quincy Delight Jones Jr. (born March 14, 1933), also known as "Q", is an American musician and record producer.
A quintet is a group containing five members.
R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay (previously known as Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay) is a chart published by Billboard magazine that ranks the top R&B and hip hop songs in the United States, based on audience impressions from a panel of radio stations monitored by Nielsen Broadcast Data Systems.
Robert Sylvester Kelly (born January 8, 1967) is an American singer, songwriter, record producer, and former professional basketball player.
Rap-Up is a magazine launched in 2001 by founder Devin Lazerine.
Ray Charles Robinson (September 23, 1930 – June 10, 2004), known professionally as Ray Charles, was an American singer-songwriter, musician, and composer.
William Ray Norwood Jr. (born January 17, 1981), known by his stage name Ray J, is an American singer, songwriter, television personality, actor, and businessman.
Clarence Ray Nagin Jr., also known as C. Ray Nagin (born June 11, 1956), is an American former politician, businessman and convicted felon who served as the 60th mayor of New Orleans, Louisiana, from 2002 to 2010.
Raymond v. Raymond is the sixth studio album by American singer Usher, released on March 26, 2010, by LaFace Records.
Raymond Braun Media Group, also well known by its acronym RBMG, is a media and record company established in 2008 specializing in music production and promotion.
RCA Records (formerly legally traded as the RCA Records Label) is an American record label owned by Sony Music, a subsidiary of Sony Corporation of America.
A record label, or record company, is a brand or trademark associated with the marketing of music recordings and music videos.
Recorded Music NZ (formerly Recording Industry Association of New Zealand (RIANZ)) is a non-profit trade association of record producers, distributors and recording artists who sell music in New Zealand.
The Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) is a trade organization that represents the recording industry in the United States.
In the United States, the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) awards certification based on the number of albums and singles sold through retail and other ancillary markets.
RETNA (born Marquis Lewis 1979) is a contemporary artist, primarily recognized for graffiti art.
Reuters is an international news agency headquartered in London, United Kingdom.
Rhythm and blues, commonly abbreviated as R&B, is a genre of popular music that originated in African American communities in the 1940s.
The Rhythmic chart (also called Rhythmic Songs, and previously named Rhythmic Airplay, Rhythmic Top 40 and CHR/Rhythmic) is an airplay chart published weekly by ''Billboard'' magazine.
Richard "Rico" Preston Butler, Jr. (born December 3, 1982), better known by his stage name Rico Love, is an American singer, songwriter, record producer and rapper.
Robyn Rihanna Fenty (born 20 February 1988) is a Barbadian singer, songwriter, actress, and businesswoman.
"Rivals" is a song by American singer Usher, released as the fourth single for his eighth studio album, Hard II Love.
Robert Anthony De Niro Jr. (born August 17, 1943) is an American actor, producer, and director.
Robert Hilburn (born September 25, 1939) is an American pop music critic and author.
Roberto Durán Samaniego (born June 16, 1951) is a Panamanian former professional boxer who competed from 1968 to 2001.
"Rock Wit'cha" was the fifth single released by Bobby Brown from the album Don't Be Cruel.
Rolling Stone is an American monthly magazine that focuses on popular culture.
Romance films or romance movies are romantic love stories recorded in visual media for broadcast in theaters and on TV that focus on passion, emotion, and the affectionate romantic involvement of the main characters and the journey that their genuinely strong, true and pure romantic love takes them through dating, courtship or marriage.
"Roni" is a single released by American singer Bobby Brown, written by Kenneth "Babyface" Edmonds, with additional lyrics written by The Deele member Darnell Bristol, in 1988 on the MCA label.
Rosario Isabel Dawson (born May 9, 1979) is an American actress, producer, singer, comic book writer, and political activist.
Rosa María "Rosie" Perez (born September 4, 1964) is an American actress, community activist, talk show host, author, dancer, and choreographer.
Rozonda Ocielian "Chilli" Thomas (born February 27, 1971) is an American dancer, singer-songwriter, actress, and television personality who rose to fame in the early 1990s as a member of group TLC, one of the best-selling girl groups of the 20th century.
Rubén Blades Bellido de Luna (born July 16, 1948), known professionally as Rubén Blades (but in Panama and within the family), is a Panamanian singer, songwriter, actor, musician, activist, and politician, performing musically most often in the Afro-Cuban, salsa, and Latin jazz genres.
Ruby Dee (October 27, 1922 – June 11, 2014) was an American actress, poet, playwright, screenwriter, journalist and civil rights activist.
Ryan John Seacrest (born December 24, 1974) is an American radio personality, television host, and producer.
Sabrina the Teenage Witch is an American sitcom based on the Archie Comics series of the same name.
Sam Lowry Hunt (born December 8, 1984) is an American singer and songwriter.
"Same Girl" is a song released by R&B singer R. Kelly, from his 2007 album Double Up, with R&B singer, Usher.
Sammie Leigh Bush, Jr. (born March 1, 1987) is an American singer and songwriter.
Samsung is a South Korean multinational conglomerate headquartered in Samsung Town, Seoul.
The Samsung Galaxy Note II is an Android phablet smartphone.
The San Francisco Chronicle is a newspaper serving primarily the San Francisco Bay Area of the U.S. state of California.
Sasha Frere-Jones (born Alexander Roger Wallace Jones in 1967) is an American writer, music critic, and musician.
São Paulo is a municipality in the southeast region of Brazil.
Scarsdale is a town and village in Westchester County, New York.
Scary Movie 5 is a 2013 American horror comedy film and the fifth installment in the Scary Movie franchise.
Scott Samuel "Scooter" Braun (born June 18, 1981) is an American entrepreneur, talent manager, investor, philanthropist, and entertainment executive.
"Scream" is a song by American recording artist Usher, released through RCA Records, as the second single from his seventh studio album Looking 4 Myself (2012).
Sean Bell was shot in the New York City borough of Queens, New York, United States, on November 25, 2006.
Sean John Combs (born November 4, 1969), also known by his stage names Puff Daddy, Puffy, P. Diddy, Diddy, Love and Brother Love is an American rapper, singer, songwriter, actor, record producer, and entrepreneur.
Sentimental ballads, also known as pop ballads, rock ballads or power ballads, are an emotional style of music that often deal with romantic and intimate relationships, and to a lesser extent, war (protest songs), loneliness, death, drug abuse, politics and religion, usually in a poignant but solemn manner.
Serena Jameka Williams (born September 26, 1981) is an American professional tennis player.
ServiceNation was a campaign of Be The Change, Inc., a 501(c)(3) organization based in Boston, Massachusetts.
A sex symbol is a famous person or fictional character widely regarded to be very sexually attractive.
Shakira Isabel Mebarak Ripoll (born 2 February 1977) is a Colombian singer, songwriter, and dancer.
Shanice Lorraine Wilson (born May 14, 1973), better known simply as Shanice, is an American singer–songwriter, actress and dancer.
The Share My World Tour (also known as The Tour) was a concert tour and the first major headlining tour by American recording R&B artist Mary J. Blige.
"She Came to Give It to You" is a song by American recording artist Usher, featuring American recording artist Nicki Minaj and uncredited vocals from Pharrell Williams.
She's All That is a 1999 American teen romantic comedy film directed by Robert Iscove and starring Freddie Prinze Jr., Rachael Leigh Cook, Paul Walker and Matthew Lillard.
The shooting of Amadou Diallo occurred on February 4, 1999, when Amadou Diallo, a 23-year-old immigrant from Guinea, was shot and killed by four New York City Police Department plain-clothed officers—Sean Carroll, Richard Murphy, Edward McMellon and Kenneth Boss—after they mistook him for a rape suspect from one year earlier.
The shooting of Ramarley Graham took place in the borough of the Bronx in New York City on February 2, 2012.
Rekia Boyd, a 22-year-old African-American woman, was fatally shot on March 21, 2012, in Chicago, Illinois, by Dante Servin, an off-duty Chicago police detective.
A sitcom, short for "situation comedy", is a genre of comedy centered on a fixed set of characters who carry over from episode to episode.
Slate is an online magazine that covers current affairs, politics, and culture in the United States from a liberal perspective.
William "Smokey" Robinson Jr. (born February 19, 1940) is an American singer, songwriter, record producer, and former record executive.
"Somebody to Love" is a song performed by Canadian recording artist Justin Bieber.
Sony BMG Music Entertainment was a multinational record label, which was a 50–50 joint venture between the Sony Corporation of America and Bertelsmann Music Group.
Soul music (often referred to simply as soul) is a popular music genre that originated in the African American community in the United States in the late 1950s and early 1960s.
The Soul Train Music Awards is an annual award show which previously aired in national television syndication, and honors the best in Black music and entertainment.
South Carolina State University (often referred to as SCSU or SC State) is a four-year historically black university located in Orangeburg, South Carolina, United States.
Spin is an American music magazine founded in 1985 by publisher Bob Guccione, Jr. The magazine stopped running in print in 2012 and currently runs as a webzine.
SpinMedia (formerly Buzz Media) was an American digital publisher which owned a number of pop culture websites, including Spin, Stereogum, Vibe and The Frisky.
Spotify Technology SA is a Swedish entertainment company founded by Daniel Ek and Martin Lorentzon.
Star Search is an American television show that was produced by T.P.E./Rysher Entertainment from 1983 to 1995, hosted by Ed McMahon, and created by Alfred Masini.
Steve Stoute (born June 26, 1970) is an American businessman and author.
Stevland Hardaway Morris (né Judkins; born May 13, 1950), known by his stage name Stevie Wonder, is an American singer, songwriter, record producer, and multi-instrumentalist.
Ray Charles Leonard (born May 17, 1956), best known as "Sugar" Ray Leonard, is an American former professional boxer, motivational speaker, and occasional actor.
Super Bowl XLV was an American football game between the American Football Conference (AFC) champion Pittsburgh Steelers and the National Football Conference (NFC) champion Green Bay Packers to decide the National Football League (NFL) champion for the 2010 season.
Sverigetopplistan (lit. "Sweden top list") is the Swedish national record chart, earlier known as Topplistan (1975–1997) and Hitlistan (1998–2007) and known by its current name since October 2007, based on sales data from the Swedish Recording Industry Association (in Swedish Grammofonleverantörernas förening).
Sway Calloway (born July 3, 1970), better known mononymously as Sway, is an American rapper and reporter and executive producer for MTV News.
The Swiss Hitparade (Schweizer Hitparade) are Switzerland's main music sales charts.
The National Syndicate of Phonographic Publishing (Syndicat national de l'édition phonographique; SNEP) is the inter-professional organization which protects the interests of the French record industry.
Synth-pop (short for synthesizer pop; also called techno-pop) is a subgenre of new wave music that first became prominent in the late 1970s and features the synthesizer as the dominant musical instrument.
Tahj Dayton Mowry (born May 17, 1986) is an American actor.
Tameka J. Foster (born January 1, 1971) is an American wardrobe stylist and the ex-wife of singer Usher.
Target Corporation is the second-largest department store retailer in the United States, behind Walmart, and is a component of the S&P 500 Index.
Tennessee (translit) is a state located in the southeastern region of the United States.
Tenor is a type of classical male singing voice, whose vocal range is normally the highest male voice type, which lies between the baritone and countertenor voice types.
, also called tenor (graceful and light tenor, respectively), is a lightweight, flexible tenor voice type.
Texas (Texas or Tejas) is the second largest state in the United States by both area and population.
Texas Rangers is a 2001 American action western film starring James Van Der Beek, Ashton Kutcher, Alfred Molina, and Dylan McDermott.
The A.V. Club is an entertainment website featuring reviews, interviews, and other articles that examine films, music, television, books, games, and other elements of pop culture media.
The Atlantic is an American magazine and multi-platform publisher, founded in 1857 as The Atlantic Monthly in Boston, Massachusetts.
The Baltimore Sun is the largest general-circulation daily newspaper based in the American state of Maryland and provides coverage of local and regional news, events, issues, people, and industries.
The Beatles were an English rock band formed in Liverpool in 1960.
The BET Honors were established in 2008 by the Black Entertainment Television network to grace the lives and achievements of African-American luminaries.
The Black Eyed Peas (originally simply Black Eyed Peas) are an American musical group, consisting of rappers will.i.am, apl.de.ap, and Taboo, and formerly Fergie.
The Bold and the Beautiful (often referred to as B&B) is an American television soap opera created by William J. Bell and Lee Phillip Bell for CBS.
The Breakfast Club is an American syndicated radio show based in New York City hosted by DJ Envy, Angela Yee and Charlamagne tha God.
The Cincinnati Enquirer is a morning daily newspaper published by Gannett Company in Cincinnati, Ohio, United States.
The Ellen DeGeneres Show (often shortened to Ellen and stylized as ellen) is an American television comedy talk show hosted by comedian/actress Ellen DeGeneres.
The Faculty is a 1998 American science fiction teen horror film written by Kevin Williamson, directed by Robert Rodriguez, and starring Elijah Wood, Josh Hartnett, Shawn Hatosy, Jordana Brewster, Clea DuVall, Laura Harris, Robert Patrick, Bebe Neuwirth, Piper Laurie, Famke Janssen, Usher Raymond, Salma Hayek, and Jon Stewart.
The Fader (stylized as The FADER) is a NYC-based music magazine launched in 1999 by Rob Stone and Jon Cohen, covering music, style and culture.
The Guardian is a British daily newspaper.
The Hamptons, part of the East End of Long Island, USA, comprise a group of villages and hamlets in the towns of Southampton and East Hampton, which together form the South Fork of Long Island, in Suffolk County, New York.
The Hollywood Reporter (THR) is a multi-platform American digital and print magazine founded in 1930 and focusing on the Hollywood film industry, television, and entertainment industries, as well as Hollywood's intersection with fashion, finance, law, technology, lifestyle, and politics.
"The Many Ways" is the third single from Usher's album Usher.
The New York Times (sometimes abbreviated as The NYT or The Times) is an American newspaper based in New York City with worldwide influence and readership.
The New Yorker is an American magazine of reportage, commentary, criticism, essays, fiction, satire, cartoons, and poetry.
The Oprah Winfrey Show, often referred to simply Oprah, is an American syndicated talk show that aired nationally for 25 seasons from September 8, 1986 to May 25, 2011 in Chicago, Illinois.
The Twilight Zone is an American media franchise based on the anthology television series created by Rod Serling.
The Twilight Zone is a revival of Rod Serling's original 1959–64 television series.
The Velvet Rope Tour was the third concert tour by American recording artist Janet Jackson.
The Village Voice is an American news and culture paper, known for being the country's first alternative newsweekly.
The fourth season of the American reality talent show The Voice premiered on March 25, 2013 on NBC and was hosted by Carson Daly, while Christina Milian returned as the social media correspondent.
The sixth season of the American reality talent show The Voice premiered on February 24, 2014, on NBC.
The Voice is an American singing competition television series broadcast on NBC.
The Walt Disney Company, commonly known as Disney, is an American diversified multinational mass media and entertainment conglomerate, headquartered at the Walt Disney Studios in Burbank, California.
The Woodbridge Company Limited is a Canadian private holding company based in Toronto, and the principal and controlling shareholder (62.35%) of Thomson Reuters.
"There Goes My Baby" is a song by American recording artist Usher.
"Think of You" is the second single from Usher's 1994 album Usher.
Thriller is the sixth studio album by American singer Michael Jackson, released on November 30, 1982, in the United States by Epic Records and internationally by CBS Records.
Tidal (stylized as TIDAL) is a subscription-based music streaming service that combines lossless audio and high-definition music videos with exclusive content and special features on music.
Time is an American weekly news magazine and news website published in New York City.
Time 100 (often written in all-caps as TIME 100) is an annual list of the 100 most influential people in the world assembled by the American news magazine Time.
Time Inc. was an American worldwide mass media corporation founded on November 28, 1922 by Henry Luce and Briton Hadden and based in New York City.
TLC is an American girl group whose original line-up consisted of Tionne "'''T'''-Boz" Watkins, Lisa "'''L'''eft Eye" Lopes and Rozonda "'''C'''hilli" Thomas.
TMZ is a tabloid news website that debuted on November 8, 2005.
Thomas Jeffrey Hanks (born July 9, 1956) is an American actor and filmmaker.
Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums is a chart published by Billboard magazine that ranks R&B and hip hop albums based on sales in the United States and is compiled by Nielsen SoundScan.
"Trading Places" is a song by American recording artist Usher.
Trayvon Benjamin Martin (February 5, 1995 – February 26, 2012) was a 17-year-old African American from Miami Gardens, Florida, who was fatally shot in Sanford, Florida by George Zimmerman, a neighborhood watch volunteer.
Trey Lorenz (born Lloyd Lorenz Smith; January 19, 1969) is an American R&B singer-songwriter and record producer.
Tremaine Aldon Neverson (born November 28, 1984), better known as Trey Songz, is an American singer, songwriter, rapper and actor.
The Truth Tour was the second concert tour by American recording artist Usher.
Tuskegee University is a private, historically black university (HBCU) located in Tuskegee, Alabama, United States.
TV Guide is a bi-weekly American magazine that provides television program listings information as well as television-related news, celebrity interviews and gossip, film reviews, crossword puzzles, and, in some issues, horoscopes.
Carl Terrell Mitchell (born November 27, 1973), better known by his stage name Twista (formerly Tung Twista), is an American rapper.
Tyrese Gibson (born December 30, 1978), also known mononymously as Tyrese, is an American singer, songwriter, rapper, actor, model, VJ, screenwriter, film producer, author and television producer.
"U Don't Have to Call" is a 2002 song by American R&B/pop singer Usher.
"U Got It Bad" is a song by American recording artist Usher, released through Arista as the second single from his third studio album, 8701 (2001).
"U Remind Me" is a song by American entertainer Usher.
The UK Singles Chart (currently entitled Official Singles Chart) is compiled by the Official Charts Company (OCC), on behalf of the British record industry, listing the top-selling singles in the United Kingdom, based upon physical sales, paid-for downloads and streaming.
Ultratop is an organization which generates and publishes the official record charts in Belgium.
UNCF, the United Negro College Fund, also known as the United Fund, is an American philanthropic organization that funds scholarships for black students and general scholarship funds for 37 private historically black colleges and universities.
The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions.
The United States Senate is the upper chamber of the United States Congress, which along with the United States House of Representatives—the lower chamber—comprise the legislature of the United States.
United We Stand: What More Can I Give was a benefit concert led by Michael Jackson held on October 21, 2001 at RFK Stadium in Washington, D.C. The concert was the third major concert held in tribute to the victims of the September 11 attacks.
Universal Music Group (also known in the United States as UMG Recordings, Inc. and abbreviated as UMG) is an American global music corporation that is a subsidiary of the French media conglomerate Vivendi.
The United Paramount Network (UPN) was an American broadcast television network that launched on January 16, 1995.
Uproxx is an entertainment and popular culture news website.
The UR Experience was the fifth concert tour by American artist Usher.
Us Weekly is a weekly celebrity and entertainment magazine based in New York City.
Usain St Leo Bolt (born 21 August 1986) is a retired Jamaican sprinter and world record holder in the 100 metres, 200 metres and 4 × 100 metres relay.
Usher is the eponymous debut studio album by American singer Usher.
Usher He and She fragrances created by American singer Usher Raymond IV and Elizabeth Arden.
Usher VIP is a men's fragrance promoted by Usher, created with perfumer Harry Fremont and Elizabeth Arden.
Usher's New Look is a non-profit organization founded by the musical performer Usher in 1999, with the help of his mother Jonetta Patton.
Vanessa Lynn Williams (born March 18, 1963) is an American actress, singer and fashion designer.
Vanity Fair is a magazine of popular culture, fashion, and current affairs published by Condé Nast in the United States.
A vanity label (see related topic on vanity press) is an informal name given sometimes to a record label founded as a wholly or partially owned subsidiary of another, larger and better established (at least at the time of the vanity label's founding) record label, where the subsidiary label is (at least nominally) controlled by a successful recording artist, designed to allow this artist to release music by other artists they admire.
Veganism is the practice of abstaining from the use of animal products, particularly in diet, and an associated philosophy that rejects the commodity status of animals.
Versus is the first extended play by American singer Usher.
Vevo (an abbreviation for 'video evolution') is an American multinational video hosting service founded on December 8, 2009, as a joint venture between three major record companies, Universal Music Group (UMG), Sony Music Entertainment (SME) and EMI.
VG-lista is a Norwegian record chart.
VH1 (originally an initialism of Video Hits One) is an American cable and satellite television network based in New York City operated by the Viacom Global Entertainment Group, a unit of Viacom Media Networks, a division of Viacom.
Viacom Inc. is an American multinational media conglomerate with interests primarily in film and television.
Vibe is an American music and entertainment magazine founded by producer Quincy Jones.
A vocal coach, also known as a voice coach (though this term often applies to those working with speech and communication rather than singing) is a music teacher, usually a piano accompanist, who helps singers prepare for a performance, often also helping them to improve their singing technique and take care of and develop their voice, but is not the same as a singing teacher (also called a "voice teacher").
The Vote for Change tour was a politically motivated American popular music concert tour that took place in October 2004.
Washington, D.C., formally the District of Columbia and commonly referred to as Washington or D.C., is the capital of the United States of America.
A wax sculpture is a depiction made using a waxy substance.
We Are One: The Obama Inaugural Celebration at the Lincoln Memorial was a public celebration of the then forthcoming inauguration of Barack Obama as the 44th President of the United States at the Lincoln Memorial and the National Mall in Washington, D.C., on January 18, 2009.
"We Belong Together" is a song by American singer Mariah Carey from her tenth studio album, The Emancipation of Mimi (2005).
Wide-leg jeans or baggy pants are a style of clothing popular from the mid-1990s until the mid-2000s.
William James Adams Jr. (born March 15, 1975), known professionally as will.i.am (pronounced "will I am"), is an American musician, rapper, singer, songwriter, and actor.
WKRQ, known on-air as Q102, is a radio station located in the Cincinnati, Ohio area and broadcasts at 101.9 FM.
WWWQ FM 99.7, known as "Q100", is an Atlanta radio station airing a top-40/CHR format.
Yahoo! Music, owned by Yahoo!, is the provider of a variety of music services, including Internet radio, music videos, news, artist information, and original programming.
"Yeah!" is a song by American singer Usher.
Yleisradio Oy (Finnish), also known as Rundradion (Swedish) or the Finnish Broadcasting Company (English), abbreviated to Yle (pronounced /yle/; previously stylised as YLE before the 2012 corporate rebrand), is Finland's national public broadcasting company, founded in 1926.
"You Make Me Wanna..." is a song by American recording artist Usher.
"You Rock My World" is a song by American singer Michael Jackson from his tenth and final studio album released during his lifetime, Invincible (2001).
Jeffery Lamar Williams (born August 16, 1991), known professionally as Young Thug, is an American rapper, singer, songwriter, and record producer.
YouTube is an American video-sharing website headquartered in San Bruno, California.
Zain Javadd "Zayn" Malik (زین جواد ملک; born 12 January 1993), recording mononymously as Zayn, is an English singer and songwriter.
The 1996 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the XXVI Olympiad and unofficially referred to as the Centennial Olympic Games, was an international multi-sport event that was celebrated from July 19 to August 4, 1996, in Atlanta, Georgia, United States.
The 1999 Soul Train Music Awards was held at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles, California and aired live in select cities on March 26, 1999 (and was later syndicated in other areas), honoring the best in R&B, soul, rap, jazz, and gospel music from the previous year.
The 2005 ''Billboard'' Music Awards were held December 8, 2005 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada.
The 2004 MTV Video Music Awards aired live on August 29, 2004, honoring the best music videos from June 10, 2003 to June 30, 2004.
The 2010 MTV Video Music Awards took place on September 12, 2010 at Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles, honoring the best music videos from the previous year.
The 69th Cannes Film Festival was held from 11 to 22 May 2016.
The 2016 NBA Finals was the championship series of the National Basketball Association (NBA) 2015–16 season and conclusion of the 2016 playoffs.
The 47th Annual Grammy Awards were held on February 13, 2005 at the Staples Center in Los Angeles.
The 57th Annual Grammy Awards were held on February 8, 2015, at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California.
The 71st Golden Globe Awards, honoring the best in film and American television of 2013, was broadcast live from the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, California, on January 12, 2014, by NBC, as part of the 2013-14 film awards season.
8701 is the third studio album by American singer Usher; it was first released on July 1, 2001, by Arista Records.
8701 Evolution Tour was the second concert tour by American recording artist Usher.
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