Posts tagged "usher"

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…
By: 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…
By: 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 Beatle…
By: 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 pee…
By: 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…
By: 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…
By: 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…
By: 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…
By: 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…
By: 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…
By: 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…
By: 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 i…
By: Chris Martins / February 20, 2014

Usher Wins Child Custody Hearing After Son’s Near-Drowning

You'd be hard pressed to find a more contentious battle than the one between Usher and his ex-wife Tameka Foster Raymond over custody of their…
By: SPIN Staff / August 9, 2013

Usher’s Son Showing ‘Miraculous’ Improvement After Pool Accident

Usher's five-year-old son is on the mend after a near-death swimming pool accident on August 5, the singer said in his first public comment…
By: Marc Hogan / August 8, 2013

Usher’s Ex-Wife Blames Singer for Son’s Near-Drowning, Fights for Custody

Usher is facing a legal battle after a near-death swimming pool accident on August 5 left the singer's five-year-old son hospitalized and in intensive…
By: Marc Hogan / August 7, 2013

Usher’s Five-Year-Old Son in Intensive Care After Nearly Drowning

Usher's 5-year-old son has been hospitalized following after nearly drowning in the singer's backyard swimming pool on Monday. TMZ reports that the boy,…
By: Kyle McGovern / August 6, 2013

Blake Shelton’s Famous Friends Raise $6 Million for Tornado Recovery

Blake Shelton's Healing in the Heartland: Relief Benefit Concert raised more than $6 million for those affected by the devastating tornado that killed at least 24…
By: Kyle McGovern / May 31, 2013

Cee Lo and Christina Aguilera Are Officially Returning to ‘The Voice’

Last week we heard it from Carson Daly's inexplicably valuable mouth, and now comes word from within 30 Rock itself: Christina Aguilera is coming…
By: Marc Hogan / May 20, 2013

Paul McCartney Reportedly Made a Moombahton Album

Paul McCartney tried his hand at jazz and pop standards on 2012's Kisses on the Bottom, but the former Beatle is reportedly ditching the…
By: Kyle McGovern / April 11, 2013

Watch Usher Sing Genre-Mashing ‘Climax’ With the Afghan Whigs at SXSW

Greg Dulli's Afghan Whigs, who reunited last year, have never shied from mixing sultry R&B into their brawny rock. Last May, they celebrated their…
By: Marc Hogan / March 18, 2013
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