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Usher Receives a Star on The Hollywood Walk of Fame! Kelly Rowland, Miguel & Stevie Wonder attend | See Photos



photographer - Harold Daniels

Photographer – Harold Daniels

Usher was honored with the 2,588th star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame today, nine days before the release of his latest album, “Hard to Love.”

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His family and other celebrities like Kelly Rowland, LA Reid, Miguel and Stevie Wonder came out to show support for the R&B singer at the Hollywood Boulevard in Los Angeles today.

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With his family

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with Stevie Wonder

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with Miguel & Kelly Rowland

Here’s a little history on the star and why he deserves this honour;

Usher is an eight-time Grammy winner, most recently in 2013 for best rhythm and blues performance for “Climax.”

Usher has sold more than 65 million albums, with nine Hot 100 No. 1 hits and 18 Hot 100 Top 10 singles. His 2004 album “Confessions” was the best-selling solo album in the first decade of the 21st century and brought him one of his three Grammys in 2005 for best contemporary R&B album.

Born Usher Raymond IV in Dallas on Oct. 14, 1978, he was raised in Chattanooga, Tennessee, and later moved to Atlanta. His mother entered him in local singing competitions when he was 12 years old. He then caught the attention of an executive from LaFace Records.

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Usher’s other popular songs include “Can U Get Wit It,” “Think of You,” “Nice & Slow,” “U Remind Me,” which brought him his first Grammy in 2002, and “U Don’t Have To Call,” which brought him his second in 2003, both for best male R&B vocal performance.

Usher also has an acting career, including portraying boxing champion Sugar Ray Leonard in the recently released Roberto Duran biopic “Hands of Stone.” His other acting credits include the films “Light It Up,” “Gepetto,” “Texas Rangers” and “In The Mix.”

Usher appeared on Broadway in 2006 in “Chicago,” portraying lawyer Billy Flynn.

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Photo Credits: Variety, NBCLosAngeles, Snapchat | Usher.Raymond


  1. ATL's finest

    September 8, 2016 at 5:56 am

    I’m in Awww for Mr. Raymond & he so deserve it. I just love me some sexy Southern men *wink* BTW, where’s Mom???? The back bone who started it all?? Life she.

  2. Bodunade

    September 8, 2016 at 7:26 am

    Stevie wonderful. Innervisions

  3. BlueEyed

    September 8, 2016 at 8:38 am

    Long overdue for him. Usher is one amazing singer and performer, he’s come very far.

  4. Tosin

    September 8, 2016 at 9:09 am

    eeyaa, nice.


    September 8, 2016 at 9:16 am

    One child star that has stayed focused! Usher! Usher!! Usher!!!?

  6. Fabulous B

    September 8, 2016 at 10:00 am

    Came right on time. Good for you Usher

  7. Prince

    September 8, 2016 at 12:38 pm

    Congratulations Usher Ray. I love you to pieces.

  8. TY

    September 12, 2016 at 7:17 am

    Stevie Wonder on native attire….

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