Usher Raymond IV, known professionally as Usher, has been out of the spotlight for a while, but a lot has happened to him in recent years.
Usher is an American singer, songwriter, actor, businessman, and dancer known for being one of the best-selling music artists of the 2000s with his album Confessions, which was quite popular, as fans assumed it was about his personal relationship.
Usher has made many more successful albums and toured the world. The singer has even excelled in acting, stage and screen.
Many entertainers took a step back due to the pandemic, and so did Usher. Now, he is back and ready to dominate the charts and entertainment business again. What has Usher been up to recently? Here he is in 2022.
Updated September 29, 2022.
10/10 Usher was teamed up for excellence
Team Up for Excellence – Film According to Remy Martin’s website, a musical journey brings alive the history of similarities between these cultural entities. Usher acted as the narrator of the film.
The project highlights the connection between cognac and American music since 1917 and how they are synonymous.
9/10 Held a Peloton Artist Series
In April 2021, Usher hosted a Peloton featured artist series. People love to get in shape and they love to get in shape when a celebrity guides them through it.
The artist series features rides, runs, yoga, strength and boot camp classes.
He teamed up with Ally Love for Peloton Homecoming. The two hopefuls are also working on creating a dancer cardio class.
8/10 Performed at the IHeartRadio Music Awards
Usher made a great comeback this year iHeartRadio Music Awards He hosted the event and performed a medley of his greatest hits. Usher also joined Lil Jon to perform their hit, “Yeah!”
He talked about how it felt to perform for the first time since the pandemic. “The beauty of entertainment is not just the creation, it’s the reaction,” he told Z100’s Maxwell.
“And the fan reaction tonight has been able to make sure that these artists know that they’re appreciated with these awards, but more importantly, to be able to perform for a live audience here in Los Angeles, really a first for many of us, [is amazing]”
7/10 Welcome the fourth child
Usher and his girlfriend, Jane Goicocchia, welcomed their first child, Sovereign Bow, in September 2020, and their second (Sire Castrello Raymond) was born in September 2021.
Usher is also father to Usher V and Navid, whom he shares with ex-wife Tameka Foster.
6/10 Peach Remix
Most people know that Usher is the one who discovered Justin Bieber. “Peaches” has been a popular song since 2021, and of course, who better to watch than the man who discovered him remixing Bieber’s song?
It also featured Ludacris and Snoop Dogg. The remix was released in June 2021, just in time for summer.
5/10 Meets Vice President Kamala Harris
Usher had the privilege of meeting Vice President Kamala Harris. He met her when they announced that Juneteenth would be a public holiday.
Harris pressed for this momentous event in history to be given some of the recognition it deserves. Fans saw Usher, the vice president and more celebrate after the decision was made.
4/10 Working on a new album
Acknowledgment 2 Originally announced in 2021, but as of September 2022, a release date for the upcoming album has yet to be announced.
3/10 A Las Vegas residency is planned
Usher’s Las Vegas residency at Park MGM in Vegas will run from 2022 to 2023. It may be a unique experience for fans of the singer, but there was another chance to see Usher live in 2022; At the Global Citizen Festival.
2/10 There was talk about the ex-wife’s new book
Tameka Foster Raymond, celebrity fashion stylist and Usher’s ex-wife, has a new memoir out.
This clears up a few misconceptions that happen when a singer gets married.
Here I stand… in a beautiful figureE addresses the loss of her son and looks at her world. The memoir’s title is a nod to Usher’s fifth album, Here I standwhich he gave up when they married.
1/10 Did a small desk concert (and went viral)
As if decades of fame weren’t enough for Usher, he appeared Small desk concert 2022 and later went viral.
The song he performed (Confessions Part II) started with Usher saying “look at this”, but it was his movements and facial expressions (and later a smile) that turned him into a meme.