Usher, the eight-time Grammy winner and one of the best-selling musical artists in history, will premiere ‘Good Kisser’, the first single from his forthcoming new album, on Monday, May 5th.
One of the best-selling musical artists in history, eight-time Grammy winner Usher Raymond is set to release his 8th studio album later this year, with the first single “Good Kisser” set for release May 5, 2014.
The video, directed by Chris Sims, will premiere worldwide on VEVO.
‘Good Kisser’ was co-written by Usher with Andrew “Pop” Wansel, Ronald “Flip” Colson, Jameel Roberts, Terry “Tru” Sneed, Warren “Oak” Felder, and produced by Pop, Flip, JProof, Terry “Tru” Sneed, Natural and Oak.
Having released his first album 20 years ago, Usher has sold over 50 million albums worldwide. Billboard named Usher the #1 Hot 100 artist of the 2000s decade, and the second most successful artist of the 2000s decade, His 10-million-selling 2004 album “Confessions” enjoying its 10th anniversary this year, is ranked as the top solo album of the decade. Usher has attained nine Hot 100 Number One hits and 17 Hot 100 Top Ten singles and has appeared everywhere from Broadway to the Super Bowl. Usher is also currently enjoying his second season as a coach on NBC’s Emmy award winning hit reality TV show “The Voice.”
He will also star as boxer Sugar Ray Leonard in the upcoming film “Hands of Stone,” a biopic of boxer Roberto Duran played by Edgar Ramirez and costars Robert De Niro due out in 2015. Realizing that with success comes responsibility, Usher has also proven to be a major philanthropic force. Founded in 1999, his New Look Foundation empowers youth from impoverished communities to become leaders. In recognition of his accomplishments, Usher has been honored by the Boys & Girls Clubs of America, the Trumpet Foundation, Do Something, the NAACP, and as the 2010 Ford Freedom Award Scholar.
Usher’s business ventures include a best-selling line of fragrances, and a business venture with RBMG (Raymond Braun Media Group), home to superstar Justin Bieber.