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Allow Usher’s Mesmerizing New Video to ‘Crash’ Your Party

Usher is angling for a top spot on your summer playlist, and to that end, he's got a video for his heartbroken-but-still-awfully-catchy new single, "Crash." Directed by Christopher…
Anna Gaca / June 17, 2016

Usher Keeps the Potential Hits Coming With ‘Crash’

Usher's on to something. A day after dropping the exceptional Young Thug-featuring track, "No Limit," the singer strikes once again with the subdued and intimate…
Brian Josephs / June 10, 2016

Usher Enlists Young Thug for ‘No Limit’

It's been two years since Usher last charted as a lead artist with the Juicy J-assisted "I Don't Mind." Now, the 37-year-old hitmaker attempts to end the…
Brian Josephs / June 9, 2016

Usher, Brittany Howard, and Demi Lovato Among Performers at White House Ray Charles Tribute

Last night, President Barack Obama had a couple friends over to his place to honor the memory of the late great Ray Charles. Performers at…
Andrew Unterberger / February 25, 2016

Usher and Zayn Malik Enlisted for Chris Brown’s ‘Back to Sleep’ Remix

Nothing brings together the generations of softcore R&B sleaze quite like a Chris Brown remix. First up on the redo of Brown's recent R&B smash…
Andrew Unterberger / February 20, 2016

Roots Picnic 2016 Lineup: Usher, Future, Leon Bridges, and More

The Roots have just announced the lineup for the 2016 edition of their annual Philadelphia festival, The Roots Picnic. Set to be headlined by Leon…
Brennan Carley / February 2, 2016

Just Blaze Plays Unreleased Tracks From Jay Z, Kanye West, Usher, More

Christmas came early this year if you're a hip-hop fan: On Friday night, New York power producer Just Blaze unleashed a bunch of previously unheard tracks…
Harley Brown / December 12, 2015

Stream the Tidal X: 1020 Concert With Jay Z, Beyoncé, Nicki Minaj, and More

Tonight, Tidal celebrates reaching a million subscribers with Tidal X: 1020, a one-night only concert in Brooklyn that'll feature performances by Beyoncé, Jay Z, Nicki Minaj,…
Brennan Carley / October 20, 2015

The 50 Best Samples, Covers and References of 2014

We've spent a good deal of time at SPIN this last December listing our favorites of 2014; the songs, albums, and other music-related ephemera that…
SPIN Staff / December 26, 2014

Hear ‘All I Want For Christmas Is You’ Sung in 20 Different Famous Voices

It's finally the holiday season, which means YouTuber Anthony Vincent is back in the sleigh with his popular "Ten Second Song" series, this time tackling…
Brennan Carley / December 2, 2014

Listen to Usher’s New Song ‘Clueless’ Without Buying a Box of Cereal

The pop music and breakfast cereal industries have been virtually symbiotic since John Lennon caused an international controversy in the '60s by claiming the Beatles…
Andrew Unterberger / November 17, 2014

Kid Ink Invites Usher and Tinashe to a ‘Body Language’ Peep Show

In Kid Ink's new video for his song "Body Language" with Usher and Tinashe, the rapper welcomes viewers into a glittery peep show complete with…
Brennan Carley / October 27, 2014

Watch the Afghan Whigs Bring Out Usher for ‘Climax’ Duet

The Afghan Whigs' seminal 1993 album Gentlemen turned 21 last night, and to commemorate, the Whigs played an anniversary show in Brooklyn and were joined…
Andrew Unterberger / October 6, 2014

Watch Lorde, Nicki Minaj, Taylor Swift’s Full Sets at IHeartRadio Festival

The annual pop star convention that is the IHeartRadio Music Festival went down over the weekend at Las Vegas' MGM Grand Resort and Casino and…
Colin Joyce / September 22, 2014

Hear Usher’s Mike WiLL Made-It Moment, ‘Believe Me’

Rap is much like the Ice Bucket Challenge. If you don't have a beat produced by either Mike WiLL Made-It or DJ Mustard—just like if…
Brennan Carley / August 25, 2014

Drake Brings Out Lauryn Hill, Usher, J. Cole, and More at OVO Fest 2014

Drake's fifth annual OVO Fest wrapped up in Toronto last night, and the rapper reached deep into his address book to give fans a star-studded…
Brennan Carley / August 5, 2014

Led Zeppelin ‘Stairway to Heaven’ Suit Up in the Air as Lawyer Rebuked

All that glitters isn't gold. The lawyer who made headlines with a potential lawsuit claiming Led Zeppelin illegally ripped off the iconic intro to their…
Marc Hogan / May 23, 2014

Hear Usher’s Sultry Make-Out Ode ‘Good Kisser’

Usher's last album, 2012's Looking 4 Myself, thrilled critics with masterful Diplo collaboration "Climax" and tickled pop-radio programmers with EDM-tent crossovers like "Scream." The R&B giant's…
Marc Hogan / May 5, 2014

Watch Pharrell Bring Out Jay Z, Pusha T, T.I., Usher at Coachella

It's no secret that Pharrell Williams has friends in high places, but with last night's performance out in Indio, Pharrell seems to have (unbelievably) outdone…
Colin Joyce / April 20, 2014

Man Charged for Homicide of Usher’s Stepson

Jeffrey Hubbard will be held responsible for the death of Kile Glover, the stepson of musician Usher Raymond IV. Tragedy struck the family in July…
Chris Martins / February 20, 2014
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