Click Track: Usher

Posted at 11:30 AM ET, 12/20/2010

In concert: Usher at Verizon Center

Usher was as smooth as ever at Verizon Center on Friday. (All photos by Josh Sisk/FTWP) There were many impressive aspects to R&B megastar Usher's sold-out concert at Verizon Center on Friday night. He glided across the stage gracefully for...

By David Malitz  |  11:30 AM ET, 12/20/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  In concert | Tags:  Usher

Posted at 09:30 AM ET, 11/22/2010

Chuck Brown wins big at 2010 Go-Go Awards; Justin Bieber wins big at American Music Awards

Chuck Brown was the big winner Sunday night at Lincoln Theatre. (Photo by John Shore) - Chuck Brown, the Godfather of go-go, was beaming at the 2010 Go-Go Awards held at Lincoln Theatre Sunday night, taking home awards for best...

By Chris Richards  |  09:30 AM ET, 11/22/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  Buggs, Chuck Brown, EU, Jungle Boogie, Justin Bieber, Little Benny, Rare Essence, Sugarbear, Usher

Posted at 10:00 AM ET, 10/01/2010

Jay-Z and Eminem inspire Dr. Dre to finish "Detox"; Soundgarden goes "Guitar Hero"; Usher and Sade coming to the DMV

Dre has been working on "Detox" since the days of black and white photography. (Interscope Records) By Chris Richards - Dr. Dre tells MTV that performing at a recent concert with Jay-Z and Eminem inspired him to get back to...

By Chris Richards  |  10:00 AM ET, 10/01/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  Dr. Dre, Eminem, Jay-Z, Sade, Soundgarden, Usher

Posted at 10:15 AM ET, 08/24/2010

Album review: Usher, "Versus"

Usher (AP Photo/Charles Sykes) By Sean Fennessey We don't tell pop stars how to age gracefully, but perhaps we should. It's been five months since the release of Usher's sixth album, "Raymond v. Raymond" - which crossed the platinum benchmark...

By Click Track  |  10:15 AM ET, 08/24/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Quick spins | Tags:  Usher

Posted at 12:00 PM ET, 07/16/2010

Polls: R.I.P. the summer concert season. Viva the summer blockbuster album?

Will the "Teflon Don" have a blockbuster on his hands? Rick Ross drops a new album next week. (Photo courtesy of Universal Music Group) By Allison Stewart At this point, it's safe to say that the summer concert season is...

By Allison Stewart  |  12:00 PM ET, 07/16/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Polls | Tags:  Avenged Sevenfold, Katy Perry, Rick Ross, The Arcade Fire, Trace Adkins, Usher

Posted at 08:25 AM ET, 04/08/2010

M.I.A. goes after Gaga; Usher beats Bieber, Nicki Minaj drops off Rihanna tour; Wilco gets its own fest

M.I.A. does not care for Lady Gaga. Not that you asked. - "She's not progressive, but she's a good mimic." That's M.I.A. talking about Lady Gaga in a recent interview with NME. She wasn't directly asked about Gaga but a...

By David Malitz  |  08:25 AM ET, 04/08/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  Justin Bieber, Ke$ha, Lady Gaga, M.I.A., Nicki Minaj, Rihanna, Usher, Wilco

Posted at 10:00 AM ET, 03/30/2010

Album review: Usher, "Raymond v. Raymond"

By Sarah Godfrey Usher's 2004 "Confessions" was the best kind of breakup album: Assumed to detail the singer's relationship with TLC member Chili, the drama was juicy, and the moving on was fun, thanks to plenty of models, bottles...

By David Malitz  |  10:00 AM ET, 03/30/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Quick spins | Tags:  Nicki Minaj, Usher

Posted at 05:05 PM ET, 03/29/2010

Week ahead: Erykah Badu releases "Part Two," Liquid Liquid on "Fallon"?!

Punk disco originals Liquid Liquid will appear on "Fallon" Friday; DNA's "Lopez Tonight" appearance imminent. In concert: If you're into big-name DJs, Fur presents you with a couple of opportunities this week: Armin Van Buuren is there on Tuesday...

By David Malitz  |  05:05 PM ET, 03/29/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Future days | Tags:  Erykah Badu, Gang Gang Dance, Liquid Liquid, Usher, Vampire Weekend, Yeasayer