Today Show: Toyota Concert Series
Kathie Lee Gifford and Hoda Kotb welcome Usher to the Today Show stage, as he takes part in the Toyota Concert Series.
Usher: Multi-Platinum Recording Artist
Usher is a singer, songwriter, dancer and actor. He made it big rose in the late 1990s with the release of his second album, My Way. From My Way, Usher enjoyed his first Billboard Hot 100 number-one hit, Nice & Slow. The album has been certified 6 times platinum for Usher.
His follow-up album, 8701, produced more number-one hits for Usher. From 8701, Usher had Billboard Hot 100 number-one hits with U Remind Me and U Got It Bad. The album has been certified 4-times platinum for Usher.
Today Show: Usher Looking 4 Myself Review
Usher is releasing his seventh album, Looking 4 Myself, on June 12 2012. As part of that release date, Usher takes part in the Toyota Concert Series for The Today Show.
He performs the first single off the new album, “Scream.” He keeps it fun and entertaining, as always, when it comes to Usher.
Usher: Acting and Other Ventures
Usher began his acting career, when he made his acting debut in 1998’s The Faculty. He has also starred in Light It Up and In The Mix. In 2002, Usher founded his record label US Records. The first album released by US was the soundtrack to In the Mix.
The album introduced some of the label’s acts, including teen R&B artist Justin Bieber. Usher is also a part owner of the Cleveland Cavaliers professional basketball team
He is part of a group which bought the team for a reported total purchase price of $375 million. Usher became the third pop artist to own a large stake in an NBA team.