Usher discography

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Usher discography

Usher performing at Madison Square Garden during his OMG Tour, 2010
Releases
Studio albums7
Live albums1
Compilation albums9
EPs1
Singles45
Video albums6
Music videos37
Other charted songs23
Album appearances18
 
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Usher discography

Usher performing at Madison Square Garden during his OMG Tour, 2010
Releases
Studio albums7
Live albums1
Compilation albums9
EPs1
Singles45
Video albums6
Music videos37
Other charted songs23
Album appearances18

American recording artist Usher has released seven studio albums, one live album, nine compilations, one extended play, and forty-five singles, including twelve with him as a featured artist. His music has been released on the LaFace, Arista, Jive and RCA record labels. 22.5 million of his albums were shipped in the US and a combined 65 million records were shipped worldwide,[1][2] making him one of the best selling music artists. He has had nine Hot 100 number-one hits (all with him as a lead artist) and eighteen Hot 100 top-ten hits.[3] In 1994, Usher released his self-titled debut album in North America, producing three singles that had moderate chart success, and the album sold more than 269,000 copies.[4] His follow-up 1997 album My Way sold seven million copies, becoming his break-through album.[5] It was certified six-times platinum in the US,[6] and spawned three successful singles, including his first US number-one hit "Nice & Slow". Usher's success continued in 2001 with his third studio album 8701. It debuted at number four on the Billboard 200.[4] The album produced two number-one singles—"U Remind Me" and "U Got It Bad". It has sold more than 4.7 million copies and has been certified four-times platinum in the US.[7][6] Its worldwide sales stand at over eight million.[8]

Usher's success increased in 2004, with the release of his fourth studio album Confessions. It was his first US number-one album, and had the highest first-week sales for an R&B artist, with 1.1 million copies sold.[9] It spawned four Billboard Hot 100 number-one hits—"Yeah!", "Burn", "Confessions Part II", and "My Boo". "Yeah!" and "Burn" stayed atop the Hot 100 for a combined 20 weeks and were the best-selling singles of 2004, ranking first and second, respectively.[10] Confessions received a diamond certification from the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA),[6] and has sold over 20 million copies worldwide.[11] The album ranked second on the 2000–2009 Billboard 200 Decade-end chart.[12] In 2008, Usher issued Here I Stand. Its lead single "Love in This Club" topped both the New Zealand Singles Chart and the Hot 100, marking Usher's eighth number-one on the latter chart. Follow-up single "Love in This Club Part II" became a top 20 hit, while the album's fourth and fifth singles, "Trading Places" and "Moving Mountains", charted below the top 40. Here I Stand was deemed as a commercial failure relative to Confessions, which had sold nineteen million copies worldwide compared to Here I Stand's two million during the same period.[13][14] It was certified platinum by the RIAA and has sold 1.3 million copies in the United States.[6][15]

Usher released Raymond v. Raymond in 2010, and it became his third consecutive number-one album.[16] The album was preceded by five singles; its three US singles, "Hey Daddy (Daddy's Home)", "Lil Freak" and "There Goes My Baby", peaked in the top 25, forty and 25 respectively on the Hot 100 chart. The album's two other singles, "OMG" and "More", achieved worldwide success, as the former topped the Hot 100. Raymond v. Raymond was certified platinum by the RIAA,[6] and has sold 1.3 million copies in the US.[17] In the same year, a follow-up set entitled Versus was released, and became Usher's sixth top ten album.[18] The EP's lead single "DJ Got Us Fallin' in Love" reached the top ten in many countries, while the second single "Hot Tottie" became a top-thirty hit on the Hot 100. Usher's seventh studio album Looking 4 Myself was released in June 2012 and became his fourth number-one album in the US.[19] Its first single "Climax" peaked in the top twenty on the Hot 100, and topped the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart for eleven weeks.[20] The album's second single "Scream" reached the top ten on several charts worldwide, including in the US, Canada and the UK.

Contents

Albums

Studio albums

List of albums, with selected chart positions, sales and certifications
TitleAlbum detailsPeak chart positionsSalesCertifications
US
[21]
US R&B
[22]
AUS
[23]
CAN
[21]
GER
[24]
IRL
[25]
NLD
[26]
NZ
[27]
SWI
[28]
UK
[29]
Usher16725
My Way
  • Released: September 16, 1997 (US)[31]
  • Label: LaFace
  • Format: CD, digital download
4137134130212016
  • US: 6,000,000[32]
  • World: 7,000,000[5]
8701
  • Released: August 7, 2001 (US)[35]
  • Label: Arista
  • Format: CD, digital download
43717978101
  • US: 4,700,000[7]
  • World: 8,000,000[8]
Confessions
  • Released: March 23, 2004 (US)[38]
  • Label: Arista
  • Format: CD, digital download
1121213131
Here I Stand
  • Released: May 27, 2008 (US)[44]
  • Label: LaFace
  • Format: CD, digital download
11111025541
Raymond v. Raymond
  • Released: March 30, 2010 (US)[47]
  • Label: LaFace, Jive
  • Format: CD, digital download
11244717348202
Looking 4 Myself
  • Released: June 11, 2012 (US)[51]
  • Label: RCA
  • Format: CD, digital download
113781141153
"—" denotes a recording that did not chart or was not released in that territory.

Live albums

List of live albums, with selected chart positions, sales and certifications
TitleAlbum detailsPeak chart positionsSalesCertifications
US
[21]
US R&B
[22]
Live
  • Released: March 23, 1999 (US)[53]
  • Label: LaFace/Arista
  • Formats: CD, cassette, VHS, digital download
7330

Compilation albums

List of compilations with selected details
TitleAlbum details
Usher
  • Released: January 1, 2004 (US)[54]
  • Label: MCP
  • Format: CD
My Megamix
  • Released: November 22, 2004 (US)[55]
  • Label: Street Dance
  • Format: CD
Sex Appeal
  • Released: May 30, 2005 (US)[56]
  • Label: Central Station Records
  • Format: CD
And the Winner Is
  • Released: June 13, 2005 (US)[57]
  • Label: Hard Trax
  • Format: CD, digital download
Usher and Friends
  • Released: July 5, 2005 (US)[58]
  • Label: K-Town
  • Format: CD, digital download
Usher and Friends, Vol. 2
  • Released: July 5, 2005 (US)[59]
  • Label: K-Town
  • Format: CD, digital download
My Way / 8701
  • Released: September 5, 2005 (US)[60]
  • Label: Arista
  • Format: CD
Usher and Friends, Vol. 1–2
  • Released: August 3, 2007 (US)[61]
  • Label: Snapper PLC
  • Format: CD
Essential Mixes
  • Released: September 20, 2010 (US)[62]
  • Label: LaFace
  • Format: CD, digital download

Extended plays

List of extended plays, with selected chart positions and sales
TitleAlbum detailsPeak chart positionsSales
US
[21]
US R&B
[22]
CAN
[21]
GER
[24]
NLD
[26]
SUI
[28]
Versus
  • Released: August 24, 2010 (US)[63]
  • Label: LaFace
  • Format: CD, digital download
4312354053

Singles

As lead artist

List of singles, with selected chart positions and certifications, showing year released and album name
TitleYearPeak chart positionsCertificationsAlbum
US
[65]
US R&B
[66]
AUS
[23]
CAN
[67]
GER
[68]
IRL
[25]
NLD
[26]
NZ
[27]
SWI
[28]
UK
[29]
"Call Me a Mack"199356Poetic Justice
"Can U Get Wit It"1994591391Usher
"Think of You"199558870
"The Many Ways"42
"You Make Me Wanna..."19972161318615121My Way
"Nice & Slow"1998114420724
  • RIAA: Platinum[6]
"My Way"2448492117
  • RIAA: Platinum[6]
"Bedtime"66
"Pop Ya Collar"20016025253033163628701
"U Remind Me"114212543223
"U Got It Bad"1132636203135
"U Don't Have to Call"
200232274
"U-Turn"93751272216
"Yeah!"
(featuring Lil Jon and Ludacris)
20041111111111Confessions
"Burn"11211291101
"Confessions Part II"115747145
"My Boo"
(with Alicia Keys)
11147535
"Caught Up"8131526171212229
"Love in This Club"
(featuring Young Jeezy)
200811865347194Here I Stand
"Love in This Club, Part II"
(featuring Beyoncé and Lil Wayne)
18769
"Moving Mountains"671836282621625
"What's Your Name"9184
"Trading Places"454
"Hey Daddy (Daddy's Home)"
(featuring Plies)
2009242Raymond v. Raymond
"Lil Freak"
(featuring Nicki Minaj)
2010408109
"OMG"
(featuring will.i.am)
1312271391381
  • ARIA: 5× Platinum[81]
  • MC: 2× Platinum[82]
  • RIANZ: Platinum[80]
"There Goes My Baby"251138
"DJ Got Us Fallin' in Love"
(featuring Pitbull)
45132564447Versus
"Hot Tottie"
(featuring Jay-Z)
21962104
"Lay You Down"56
"More"1571725413223Raymond v. Raymond
"Climax"2012171299669824Looking 4 Myself
"Scream"911417232821185
"Lemme See"
(featuring Rick Ross)
46290
"Numb"[85]
"Dive"74
"—" denotes a recording that did not chart or was not released in that territory.

As featured artist

List of featured singles, with selected chart positions and certifications, showing year released and album name
TitleYearPeak chart positionsCertificationsAlbum
US
[86]
US R&B
[87]
US Rap
[88]
AUS
[23]
FRA
[89]
NLD
[26]
NZ
[27]
SWE
[90]
SWI
[28]
UK
[91]
"The Party Continues"
(Jermaine Dupri featuring Usher and Da Brat)
19982914Life in 1472
"I Need a Girl (Part One)"
(P. Diddy featuring Usher and Loon)
200222159591754We Invented the Remix
"Lovers and Friends"
(Lil Jon & The East Side Boyz featuring Usher and Ludacris)
200432136154410Crunk Juice
"Same Girl"
(R. Kelly featuring Usher)
200720447426Double Up
"Spotlight"
(Gucci Mane featuring Usher)
20094215846The State vs. Radric Davis
"Fed Up"[A]
(DJ Khaled featuring Usher, Young Jeezy, Rick Ross, and Drake)
1084522Victory
"We Are the World 25 for Haiti"
(Artists for Haiti)
20102188550Non-album release
"Somebody to Love (Remix)"
(Justin Bieber featuring Usher)
15205433My World 2.0
"Dirty Dancer"
(Enrique Iglesias & Usher featuring Lil Wayne)
20111824993922543021Euphoria
"Promise"
(Romeo Santos featuring Usher)
83Formula, Vol. 1
"Without You"
(David Guetta featuring Usher)
46655636Nothing but the Beat
"Touch'N You"[B]
(Rick Ross featuring Usher)
20121021515God Forgives, I Don't
"—" denotes a recording that did not chart or was not released in that territory.

Promotional singles

List of promotional singles, with selected chart positions
TitleYearPeak chart positionsAlbum
US
[65]
US R&B
[66]
"Dat Girl Right There"
(featuring Ludacris)
200774Non-album release
"Papers"2009311Raymond v. Raymond

Charity singles

List of charity singles with notes
TitleYearNotes
"What More Can I Give"
(with Michael Jackson and other artists)
2003To commemorate the victims of September 11 attacks.[97]

Other charted songs

List of non-single songs, with selected chart positions
TitleYearPeak chart positionsAlbum
US
[98]
US
R&B
[66]
KOR
[99]
UK
[100]
"Comin' for X-Mas?"[C]1995101Non-album release
"I Don't Know"
(featuring P. Diddy)
2001688701
"Can U Help Me"200257
"Confessions Part I"200447Confessions
"Whatever I Want"[D]109Non-album release
"Bad Girl"[E]2005106Confessions
"Throwback"
(featuring Jadakiss)
36
"That's What It's Made For"53
"Seduction"68
"Dot Com"53Rhythm City Volume One: Caught Up
"Best Thing"
(featuring Jay-Z)
200892Here I Stand
"What's a Man to Do"129
"Here I Stand"[F]10618
"Better on the Other Side"[G]
(Usher, The Game, Chris Brown, Diddy, DJ Khalil,
Polow da Don, Mario Winans and Boyz II Men)
2009113Non-album release
"My Life Your Entertainment"[H]
(T.I. featuring Usher)
119Paper Trail
"First Dance"
(Justin Bieber featuring Usher)
99156My World
"In My Bag"[I]
(featuring T.I.)
107Non-album release
"Monstar"[J]2010107Raymond v. Raymond
"She Don't Know"[K]
(featuring Ludacris)
107
"Looking for Love"
(Diddy – Dirty Money featuring Usher)
201191Last Train to Paris
"The Christmas Song (Chestnuts Roasting on an Open Fire)"
(Justin Bieber featuring Usher)
5891Under the Mistletoe
"Can't Stop Won't Stop"201222Looking 4 Myself
"I Care for U"45
"Show Me"37
"Twisted"
(featuring Pharrell)
39
"What Happened to U"[L]10947
"Looking 4 Myself"
(featuring Luke Steele)
1
"Lessons for the Lover"54
"Sins of My Father"62
"Euphoria"60
"—" denotes a recording that did not chart or was not released in that territory.

Album appearances

List of non-single songs with album appearances by Usher
TitleYearOther performer(s)Album
"This Christmas"[101]1993N/AA LaFace Family Christmas
"Let's Straighten It Out"[102]1995MonicaMiss Thang
"Dreamin'"[103]1996N/ARhythm of the Games: 1996 Olympic Games Album
"Feels Good'"[104]1998Cam'ronConfessions of Fire
"How Much"[105]1999Mariah CareyRainbow
"Get Some"[106]2001Jermaine Dupri, Boo & Gotti, R.O.CInstructions
"You'll Be in My Heart"[107]2002N/ADisneymania
"If I Ain't Got You (Remix)"[108]2004Alicia KeysThe Diary of Alicia Keys
"Superstar"[109]2005N/ASo Amazing: An All-Star Tribute to Luther Vandross
"Anything"[110]2006Jay-Z, PharrellKingdom Come
"Shake Down"[111]2007Mary J. BligeGrowing Pains
"Long Night"[112]2008NellyBrass Knuckles
"My Life Your Entertainment"[113]T.I.Paper Trail
"First Dance"[114]2009Justin BieberMy World
"Turn It Up"[115]2010CiaraBasic Instinct
"The Secret Garden"[116]Robin Thicke, LL Cool J, Barry White, Tyrese, Tevin CampbellQ Soul Bossa Nostra
"Looking for Love"[117]2011DiddyLast Train to Paris
"The Christmas Song"[118]Justin BieberUnder the Mistletoe

Soundtrack appearances

List of soundtrack songs, with performers and source film
TitleYearOther performer(s)Movie
"I Swear I'm in Love"[119]1996N/AKazaam
"Slow Jam"[120]1997MonicaSoul Food
"She's Got the Part"[121]2003N/ADeliver Us from Eva
"Sweat"[122]2005Rico LoveIn the Mix

Notes

  • A ^ "Fed Up" did not enter the Billboard Hot 100, but peaked at number eight on the Bubbling Under Hot 100 Singles chart, which acts as a 25-song extension to the Hot 100.[123]
  • B ^ "Touch'N You" did not enter the Billboard Hot 100, but peaked at number two on the Bubbling Under Hot 100 Singles chart, which acts as a 25-song extension to the Hot 100.[124]
  • C ^ "Comin' for X-Mas?" did not enter the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart, but peaked at number one on the Bubbling Under R&B/Hip-Hop Singles chart, which acts as a 25-song extension to the R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart.[125]
  • D ^ "Whatever I Want" did not enter the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart, but peaked at number nine on the Bubbling Under R&B/Hip-Hop Singles chart, which acts as a 25-song extension to the R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart.[126]
  • E ^ "Bad Girl" did not enter the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart, but peaked at number six on the Bubbling Under R&B/Hip-Hop Singles chart, which acts as a 25-song extension to the R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart.[127]
  • F ^ "Here I Stand" did not enter the Billboard Hot 100, but peaked at number six on the Bubbling Under Hot 100 Singles chart, which acts as a 25-song extension to the Hot 100.[128]
  • G ^ "Better on the Other Side" did not enter the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart, but peaked at number thirteen on the Bubbling Under R&B/Hip-Hop Singles chart, which acts as a 25-song extension to the R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart.[129]
  • H ^ "My Life Your Entertainment" did not enter the Billboard Hot 100, but peaked at number nineteen on the Bubbling Under Hot 100 Singles chart, which acts as a 25-song extension to the Hot 100.[130]
  • I ^ "In My Bag" did not enter the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart, but peaked at number seven on the Bubbling Under R&B/Hip-Hop Singles chart, which acts as a 25-song extension to the R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart.[131]
  • J ^ "Monstar" did not enter the Billboard Hot 100, but peaked at number seven on the Bubbling Under Hot 100 Singles chart, which acts as a 25-song extension to the Hot 100.[132]
  • K ^ "She Don't Know" did not enter the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart, but peaked at number seven on the Bubbling Under R&B/Hip-Hop Singles chart, which acts as a 25-song extension to the R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart.[133]
  • L ^ "What Happened to U" did not enter the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart, but peaked at number nine on the Bubbling Under R&B/Hip-Hop Singles chart, which acts as a 25-song extension to the R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart.[134]

See also

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  88. ^ Peak chart positions for featured singles on the US Rap Songs chart:
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  103. ^ "Rhythm of the Games: 1996 Olympic Games Album". AllMusic. Rovi Corporation. http://www.allmusic.com/album/r234859. Retrieved October 3, 2010. 
  104. ^ "Confessions of Fire". AllMusic. Rovi Corporation. http://www.allmusic.com/album/r234859. Retrieved October 3, 2010. 
  105. ^ "The Ballads". AllMusic. Rovi Corporation. http://www.allmusic.com/album/r1444971. Retrieved October 3, 2010. 
  106. ^ "Instructions". AllMusic. Rovi Corporation. http://www.allmusic.com/album/r555227. Retrieved October 3, 2010. 
  107. ^ "Disneymania". AllMusic. Rovi Corporation. http://www.allmusic.com/album/r969308. Retrieved October 3, 2010. 
  108. ^ "The Diary of Alicia Keys". AllMusic. Rovi Corporation. http://www.allmusic.com/album/r1894675. Retrieved October 3, 2010. 
  109. ^ "So Amazing: An All-Star Tribute to Luther Vandross". AllMusic. Rovi Corporation. http://www.allmusic.com/album/r791370. Retrieved October 3, 2010. 
  110. ^ "Kingdom Come". AllMusic. Rovi Corporation. http://www.allmusic.com/album/r936559. Retrieved October 3, 2010. 
  111. ^ "Growing Pains". AllMusic. Rovi Corporation. http://www.allmusic.com/album/r1244058. Retrieved October 3, 2010. 
  112. ^ "Brass Knuckles". AllMusic. Rovi Corporation. http://www.allmusic.com/album/r1210301. Retrieved October 3, 2010. 
  113. ^ "Paper Trail". AllMusic. Rovi Corporation. http://www.allmusic.com/album/r1406044. Retrieved October 3, 2010. 
  114. ^ "My World". AllMusic. Rovi Corporation. http://www.allmusic.com/album/r1682998. Retrieved October 3, 2010. 
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  119. ^ "Kazaam (Original Soundtrack)". AllMusic. Rovi Corporation. http://www.allmusic.com/album/kazaam-original-soundtrack-r252894. Retrieved October 3, 2010. 
  120. ^ "Soul Food (Original Soundtrack)". AllMusic. Rovi Corporation. http://www.allmusic.com/album/r312350. Retrieved October 3, 2010. 
  121. ^ "Deliver Us From Eva [Soundtrack]". Amazon.com. http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00007G787. Retrieved October 3, 2010. 
  122. ^ "In The Mix: Original Soundtrack, Aaron Zigman, Various Artists". Amazon.com. http://www.amazon.com/dp/B000BKDOBG. Retrieved October 3, 2010. 
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