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Usher

Occupation: Singer, Producer

Nationality: American

Born: October 14, 1978 (35)

Rising to fame in the late 1990s with the release of his second album My Way, Usher has sold over 65 million records worldwide. He is known for his upbeat RNB style and dancing ability.

Along with Scooter Braun, Usher is the manager of teen icon and singing sensation Justin Bieber. He has released seven studio albums and 45 singles.

Nicki Minaj, Paramore, Ed Sheeran and Ariana Grande will also play the US event. Taylor Swift, 1D for iHeartRadio Festival The 'Drunk in Love' singer receives eight nods for her surprise visual album. Beyoncé leads MTV VMAs nominations Including Usher, Nicki Minaj, Sigma and Paloma Faith, and Florrie. Playlist: 10 tracks you need to hear The 'Scream' singer will take to the stage at this year's MTV Video Music Awards. Usher to perform at 2014 MTV VMAs 'She Came to Give it to You' sees Usher contribute vocals and Minaj a rap verse. Listen to Usher, Nicki Minaj, Pharrell song The British duo have unveiled their take on the US star's recent hit. Listen to Disclosure's Usher remix The R&B singer explains that the workload became quite tough on the singing competition. Cee Lo Green: 'The Voice became a job' Producer says that "all of the best songs happen on a whim". Diplo 'makes songs in minutes and while high' Mercury Prize-nominated duo tease the new song with a picture on Twitter. Disclosure announce Usher collaboration Brown's latest track comes following his release from jail. Chris Brown debuts new single 'New Flame' Ella Henderson's 'Ghost' is knocked down to number two. 'Gecko (Overdrive)' is UK's no. 1 single Ed Sheeran could beat Coldplay's record for fastest-selling album of the year. Ed Sheeran, Oliver Heldens lead midweeks Busta Rhymes remixes 'Good Kisser' before Usher's BET Awards performance. Listen to Usher remixed by Busta Rhymes Another excuse for Usher to regale us with how many women he's copped off with? Usher 'Good Kisser' review: "Slick R&B" 5 Seconds of Summer are still on course to topple Ella Henderson's reign. Who will be No. 1 on Sunday's charts? Usher says protegé didn't understand "negative power and degradation" of slur. Usher defends Bieber: 'He's not a racist' Usher says he gave "every bit of advice" to his protégé. Usher on Bieber: 'Success has a price' The singer also reveals that he wants to work with Timbaland in the future. Ed Sheeran working with Jessie Ware ZHU and 5 Seconds Of Summer also make gains on the weekly chart. Ariana Grande holds firm on Aussie chart Carson Daly says he is proud that "good people" coach on The Voice. Carson Daly: 'Voice coaches are A-List' Including tracks by Nicki Minaj, Usher, Linkin Park, XO, Jetta and 5SOS. Playlist: 10 tracks you need to hear We take a look at the latest music videos to premiere over the past week. Music video round-up: Lana Del Rey, Sia Skrillex and Diplo were also involved in recording the track. Ed Sheeran reveals Usher collaboration The song will serve as the lead single from his upcoming eighth studio album. Watch Usher shirtless in new music video RnB star teases forthcoming video with dance-filled clip. Usher teases 'Good Kisser' video The star teases fans on Twitter by revealing a preview clip. Usher previews new single - listen The British group are performing on next week's all-important results show. Rixton to perform on The Voice next week The Top 12 singers take to the stage for the first live show. The Voice Top 12 performances recap Usher concludes the Playoff shows, with the final three additions to the Top 12. The Voice: Usher makes Top 3 selection The mentors eliminate two singers each from their teams ahead of the live shows. The Voice: Shakira, Adam Levine pick top 3 Two hopefuls are sent home ahead of the Live Show. The Voice: Shelton selects Live Show acts "This is going to be so fun," the 'Happy' singer tweets. Pharrell joins Voice US season 7 as coach Family friend Jeffrey Simon Hubbard is also handed 15 years' probation. Usher stepson death: Man sentenced Kile Glover was killed after a jet ski crash in July 2012. Usher stepson death: Man charged The R&B singer says he has a show development deal and wants to focus on new album. Cee Lo Green not returning to The Voice Team Usher is being mentored by Grammy-winning singer-songwriter. The Voice: Team Usher mentor revealed AJ McLean says the 19-year-old's behaviour is a cry for help. Backstreet Boys star wants to help Bieber Usher flies to Panama for a 'sit down' with Justin Bieber following his arrest. Usher flies to Panama to see Bieber Popstar wears sunglasses and a bright suit as he strikes a pose on the red carpet. Justin Bieber: 11 ridiculous premiere poses The singer says Usher's hit album Confessions wasn't actually about her. TLC's Chilli: 'I'll always love Usher'