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Usher (entertainer): Timeline

  
  
  
  
  

  • 1950s

  • 1970s

  • 1980s

    • 1984: Usher spent the majority of his young life in Chattanooga: his father left the family when Usher was one year old, and they relocated to Chattanooga, where Usher lived with his mother, then-step father, and half-brother, James Lackey, born in 1984. - Usher (entertainer), Wikipedia.
  • 1990s

  • 2000s


    • 2000

      • 2000s: Billboard Magazine ranked Usher the #1 Hot 100 artist of the 2000s decade. - Usher (entertainer), Wikipedia.
      • 2000: The first single, "Pop Ya Collar", was released in late 2000 and became a number two hit in the UK but underperformed in the United States. - Usher (entertainer), Wikipedia.
      • 2000: (The 2000-2009 decade) While ranking him as the second Top Overall Artist of 2000-2009 decade. - Usher (entertainer), Wikipedia.
      • 2000: She has also appeared in music videos for Ginuwine, Usher, and made a brief appearance as one of the several beautiful women surrounding the police chief in the 2000 film, Little Nicky. - Kimora Lee Simmons, Wikipedia.

    • 2001

      • 2001: Usher appeared in the 2001 film Texas Rangers. - Usher (entertainer), Wikipedia.
      • 2001: Usher began dating former TLC member Rozonda "Chilli" Thomas, who had a child with producer Dallas Austin. - Usher (entertainer), Wikipedia.
      • 2001: Usher's third studio album, originally titled All About U, was slated to be released in early 2001. - Usher (entertainer), Wikipedia.
      • 2001: Texas Rangers (2001) - Usher (entertainer), Wikipedia.
      • 2001: 8701 (2001) - Usher (entertainer), Wikipedia.
      • August 7, 2001: After having revised and renamed to 8701, the album was released August 7, 2001 (8.7.01). - Usher (entertainer), Wikipedia.

    • 2002

      • February, 2002: Usher won a Grammy for 'Best Male R&B Vocal Performance' for "U Remind Me". - Usher (entertainer), Wikipedia.
      • April, 2002: The album was re-released nationally in April 2002 by Hip-O Records. - Usher (entertainer), Wikipedia.
      • 2002: Usher founded US Records, a vanity label, in 2002. - Usher (entertainer), Wikipedia.
      • 2002: In summer 2002, Usher contributed vocals to P. - Usher (entertainer), Wikipedia.

    • 2003

      • December, 2003: Their relationship lasted for two years: they broke-up in December 2003, followed by a media frenzy surrounding the personal nature of Usher's fourth album, Confessions. - Usher (entertainer), Wikipedia.

    • 2004

      • February, 2004: In an interview on The Bert Show on Atlanta's Q100 in February 2004, Thomas claimed that Usher cheated on her: "Usher did the ultimate no-no to me ... - Usher (entertainer), Wikipedia.
      • March 23, 2004: Usher's fourth studio album, Confessions, was released on March 23, 2004—just as its first single, "Yeah!", was in its sixth week at number one on the Billboard Hot 100 and fifth week on top of the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles Chart. - Usher (entertainer), Wikipedia.
      • 2004: His 2004 album Confessions was ranked as the best solo album and second best overall album of the last decade. - Usher (entertainer), Wikipedia.
      • 2004: At the 2004 Billboard Music Awards, Usher was recognized Artist of the Year, in addition to receiving 10 other accolades. - Usher (entertainer), Wikipedia.
      • 2004: His success continued with Confessions (2004), which has sold over ten million copies in the United States, and been certified diamond by the RIAA. - Usher (entertainer), Wikipedia.
      • 2004: "My Love" became Timberlake's second consecutive number one hit on the Billboard Hot 100 from his Futuresex/Lovesounds album, becoming the first male artist since Usher in 2004 to have three or more consecutive number one hits from one album. - My Love (Justin Timberlake song), Wikipedia.
      • 2004: Usher tied Glenn Miller who also spent 22 of 23 weeks in the #1 position in 2004-05. - Usher (entertainer), Wikipedia.
      • 2004: Confessions (2004) - Usher (entertainer), Wikipedia.
      • 2004: "What Goes Around.../...Comes Around" became Timberlake's third consecutive number one hit on the Billboard Hot 100 from his Futuresex/Lovesounds album, becoming the first male artist since Usher in 2004 to have three or more consecutive number-one hits from one album. - What Goes Around.../...Comes Around, Wikipedia.
      • 2004: Usher, Best International Male Artist 2004 - Nordic Music Awards, Wikipedia.
      • 2004: First three singles were consecutive number-one hit on the Billboard Hot 100, making Timberlake the first male artist to have three or more consecutive number-one hits from one album since Usher achieved it in 2004. - FutureSex/LoveSounds, Wikipedia.
      • 2004: It ceased publication in 2004, with the December/January issue featuring Usher. - YM (magazine), Wikipedia.
      • September, 2004: Following their break-up, Usher briefly dated English model-actress Naomi Campbell in September 2004. - Usher (entertainer), Wikipedia.
      • September, 2004: Usher became the first artist to top the Billboard Hot 100 Airplay with four consecutive number-one singles,[57] In September 2004, "My Boo", a duet with American singer-songwriter Alicia Keys, also peaked at number one at the Billboard Hot 100, becoming the album's fourth number-one single. - Usher (entertainer), Wikipedia.

    • 2005

      • 2005: The first album released by US was the soundtrack to In the Mix in late 2005, which was used to introduce the label's acts, such as rapper Rico Love, Canadian teen R&B artist Justin Bieber, R&B vocal group One Chance, and singer Rayan. - Usher (entertainer), Wikipedia.
      • 2005: Usher is one among the artists who signed on for a Hurricane Katrina relief concert. - Usher (entertainer), Wikipedia.
      • 2005: In spring of 2005, Usher scored a number three Hot  100 hit as a featured vocalist on Lil' Jon's "Lovers & Friends". - Usher (entertainer), Wikipedia.
      • 2005: At the 47th annual Grammy Awards ceremony in 2005, Usher won three awards, including: R&B Performance by a Duo or Group With Vocals for "My Boo", which he shared with Keys; Rap/Sung Collaboration for "Yeah!"; and Contemporary R&B Album for Confessions. - Usher (entertainer), Wikipedia.
      • 2005: In the Mix (2005) - Usher (entertainer), Wikipedia.
      • July 11, 2005: Its flagship project, camp New Look, ran from July 11 to July 23, 2005 in Clark Atlanta University. - Usher (entertainer), Wikipedia.
      • August 28, 2005: With the help of the Hands on Network and the musical artist, Usher Raymond, Antoinette reopened the Mother-in-Law Lounge on August 28, 2006 in its original location at 1500 N. - Ernie K-Doe, Wikipedia.
      • November, 2005: Usher starred as a disc jockey named Darrell in the Lions Gate film, In the Mix. - Usher (entertainer), Wikipedia.

    • 2006

      • 2006: The charity started an initiative called Our Block, for which it helped rebuild and revitalize city blocks in New Orleans. - Usher (entertainer), Wikipedia.
      • August 22, 2006: Usher took over the role of Billy Flynn in the long-running Broadway musical Chicago. - Usher (entertainer), Wikipedia.

    • 2007

      • January, 2007: He proposed to his then stylist girlfriend Tameka Foster. - Usher (entertainer), Wikipedia.
      • February, 2007: Usher announced his engagement. - Usher (entertainer), Wikipedia.
      • May, 2007: Usher's mother left her job as a medical technician to manage his career, but later broke-up their relationship as manager-client in May 2007. - Usher (entertainer), Wikipedia.
      • 2007: Usher also appeared on the track "Shake Down" on American singer-songwriter Mary J. Blige's 2007 album Growing Pains. - Usher (entertainer), Wikipedia.
      • 2007: Usher also collaborated with R. Kelly on the track "Same Girl," for Kelly's album, Double Up. - Usher (entertainer), Wikipedia.
      • August 3, 2007: After the sudden cancellation of a planned July wedding due to medical concerns, the two were wed on August 3, 2007 in a private ceremony. - Usher (entertainer), Wikipedia.
      • November 26, 2007: Their son Usher Raymond V was born on November 26 of the same year. - Usher (entertainer), Wikipedia.

    • 2008

      • February, 2008: To promote Usher's fifth studio album, the single "Love In This Club" was sent to radio in February 2008 and peaked at number one on the Billboard Hot 100—and went on to spend three consecutive weeks at the top—becoming Usher's eighth number-one single and the fastest-rising song of his career. - Usher (entertainer), Wikipedia.
      • May 26, 2008: Here I Stand was released on May 26 in the United Kingdom and May 27, 2008 in the United States. - Usher (entertainer), Wikipedia.
      • 2008: Usher was ranked as the 21st most successful Hot 100 Singles Artist of all-time by Billboard magazine. - Usher (entertainer), Wikipedia.
      • 2008: Here I Stand (2008) - Usher (entertainer), Wikipedia.
      • , 2008: Albums from Usher and Paul Weller also topped the charts. - 2008 in British music, Wikipedia.
      • 2008: Harrell was heavily involved in Usher's 2008 release Here I Stand. - Kuk Harrell, Wikipedia.
      • September, 2008: Usher announce he would embarked on the 15-date tour One Night Stand, in which the audience is only females. - Usher (entertainer), Wikipedia.
      • December 10, 2008: Tameka gave birth to their second child, Naviyd Ely Raymond. - Usher (entertainer), Wikipedia.

    • 2009

      • January 18, 2009: Usher performed with Stevie Wonder and Shakira at the We Are One: The Obama Inaugural Celebration at the Lincoln Memorial. - Usher (entertainer), Wikipedia.
      • January, 2009: The two were seen together holding hands in January 2009 during President Obama's Inauguration in Washington, DC. - Usher (entertainer), Wikipedia.
      • January 18, 2009: Wonder performed it on January 18, 2009 at the Lincoln Memorial festivities in honor of the inauguration of President Barack Obama along with Shakira and Usher. - Higher Ground (Stevie Wonder song), Wikipedia.
      • January, 2009: Usher's father died of a heart attack in January 2009. - Usher (entertainer), Wikipedia.
      • February, 2009: In São Paulo, Brazil, Tameka Raymond suffered a cardiac arrest prior to having cosmetic surgery. - Usher (entertainer), Wikipedia.
      • March, 2009: However Tameka's family and friends claim the two were never separated and he was living in their Atlanta home until March 2009. - Usher (entertainer), Wikipedia.
      • June, 2009: Usher filed for divorce from Foster after claiming to live separately for nearly a year. - Usher (entertainer), Wikipedia.
      • 2009: Usher's 19 consecutive week-run set a record broken by the Black Eyed Peas in 2009. - Usher (entertainer), Wikipedia.
      • 2009: Moreno is still very much a musician though, he is reportedly recording his 3rd album set to launch 2009 and besides Usher, Moreno performed at the Victoria's Secret Fashion Show late 2008 in Miami. - Jorge Moreno, Wikipedia.
      • July 7, 2009: He also sang "Gone Too Soon" at the memorial of Michael Jackson on July 7, 2009. - Usher (entertainer), Wikipedia.
      • November, 2009: A representative of Usher told MTV News that the album will not be released on December 21, 2009 as scheduled: "The release of Usher's next album, Raymond vs. - Raymond v. Raymond, Wikipedia.
      • December, 2009: Usher's new release, Raymond v. Raymond, was supposed to be released in December 2009, however, it has been pushed back due to the record company wanting the proper "setup" for it. - Usher (entertainer), Wikipedia.
      • December, 2009: The album's official first single, "Hey Daddy (Daddy's Home)", was released in December 2009. - Usher (entertainer), Wikipedia.
  • 2010s

    • March 26, 2010: It's currently scheduled to be released on March 26, 2010 in Germany, on March 30, 2010 in the US, and on April 26, 2010 in the UK. - Usher (entertainer), Wikipedia.
    • 2010: In February of 2010 when asked who he thought would fill Michael Jackson's place as the King of Pop Jay-Z stated he thought Usher would become the new King of Pop and said that he thought Ushers tribute to Michael Jackson was fantastic. - Usher (entertainer), Wikipedia.
    • 2010: Five Killers (2010) - Usher (entertainer), Wikipedia.
    • 2010: Raymond v. Raymond (2010) - Usher (entertainer), Wikipedia.






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