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What you say!!! Usher is out here creating miracles this year!

While we dropped the news last week that Usher would be going on tour this fall, it wasn’t until today that the singer decided to finally release the tour dates, locations and accompanying acts for fans to faint over.

Known as one of the most talented male performers out, the veteran singer is hot off the heels of an invigorating performance at this year’s VMA’s as well as the release of his video to “She Came To Give It To You“. In addition to visually intriguing us over the past week, Usher has also made us fawn all over again with his new Mike Will single “Believe Me“.

While his accolades span far from reach, we expected nothing less from the singer as we will with this upcoming tour. Citing this as his first headlining tour since the 2010-2011 year, the singer is ready and eager to supply his fans with something unforgettable. The start stated,

“With The UR Experience, I want to give my fans an ever-changing live show full of surprises and special guests. I am really excited to be with my fans and give them an Usher experience like they’ve never seen or heard before.”

Kicking off on November 1 in Montreal, Quebec, the singer has called on one of our favorite boys August Alsina to accompany him on his multi-city tour. August, who is currently wrapping up his Testimony Live Tour, will follow suit of R&B brother Trey Songz who opened for the megastar on his last tour. DJ Cassidy will also be apart of the exceptional experience as well.

Tickets for the tour will go sale in select markets on September 8, while the remainder will go on sale September 15.

Hoping that your city made the cut? Check out the dates after the jump!!

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Redman is gearing up for the release of hisMuddy Waters 2 mixtape dropping Labor Day weekend. Today, he’s back with a new visual for his remix over Usher’s ‘Good Kisser.’

Watch below:

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After premiering the teaser during the MTV VMAs pre-show on Sunday, Usher has now liberated the official visual preview for his Nicki Minaj-assisted single “She Came To Give It To You” online.

The forthcoming visual looks to capture the uptempo production by Pharrell with dance-heavy scenes, as the R&B superstar shows off some slick choreography is a nightclub scene. An unidentified female in black high heels is seen walking through an electronics store, and Pharrell bounces to the funky beat standing against a wall.

The full visual is set to premiere this week.

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Usher is having one big start to his week.

Following a white-hot performance at the 2014 MTV VMAs, and announcing his upcoming tour “The UR Experience,” the R&B superstar has premiered another brand new song.

Titled “Believe Me,” the Mike Will produced jam slows the tempo down from his first two singles “Good Kisser” and “She Came To Give It To You,” as Usher admits his faults in being an unfaithful lover.

“I know, I was the one who made you love me / I know, just when you was beginning to trust me / I do it all again, do it all again, hit her up again.” sings Usher.

His upcoming 8th studio album, rumored to be titled UR, is due out this fall. Take a listen to his latest release below!

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Well, we’ve seen it all.

Usher has been recruited by Cheerios to spoon feed us a new message on a ‘heart-healthy’ breakfast in a new commercial for Honey Nut Cheerios cereal.

In the 30 second clip, the R&B superstar meets up with their cheerful mascot Buzz the Bee in a dance studio, to show off how they communicate with their fancy footwork.

Usher’s new single “She Came To Give It To You” plays in the background of the ad titled “Body Language.”

He is currently putting the finishing touches on his anticipated 8th studio album, which they have revealed is titled ‘UR.’ Check out the playful commercial below:

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Music and Fashion will collide with the upcoming two-hour extravaganza Fashion Rocks on September 9th.

R&B stars Usher and Jennifer Hudson will join a star-studded performance line-up including, Jennifer Lopez, Pitbull, Rita Ora, Duran Duran, KISS and more.

Many of fashion’s most important trends are inspired by music. And many of music’s most influential artists express themselves through fashion. ‘Fashion Rocks‘ is the only place where music and fashion collide live on one stage.

Ryan Seacrest will host the show live from the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York on CBS at 9pm est.

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Drake once again put on for his city as he brought the stars out for the 5th Annual OVO Fest. The Canadian superstar shared the stage with Lauryn Hill, Usher, Trey Songz, 50 Cent, J. Cole and more during Monday’s three-hour event at Toronto’s Molson Canadian Amphitheatre.

Jhené Aiko opened the show, making way for the first big surprise of the evening, Ms. Lauryn Hill. The Fugees frontwoman performed “Killing Me Softly,” “Fu-Gee-La,” and “Ready or Not” before a bowing Drake showed up to perform a mash-up of “Draft Day” and “Doo Wop (That Thing).”

“I gotta hug my mom before I do this show because it’s the fifth year,” he said (according to Billboard) before his mother Sandi Graham took the stage in a wheelchair.

“If you’ve been a fan of music or a fan of Drake, I want to take you back tonight,” he said before taking a trip down memory lane, starting with his 2009 mixtape So Far Gone.

Trey Songz joined him for “Successful” and “Na Na.” “I promise you my career as a human being would be nowhere without this guy,” Drake said of the R&B crooner.

PARTYNEXTDOOR and DJ Khaled were up next, followed by Tinashe and YG, who performed “Who Do You Love?”

“This is probably gonna be one of the best moments in OVO history, so make some mothafuckin’ noise,” said Drake as Usher emerged to perform “Climax,” “Confessions Pt. II,” “Lovers and Friends,” “U Don’t Have to Call,” and “Good Kisser.”

Drake also announced that the two have collaborated on Usher’s upcoming album, due this fall, and asks his friend to show off his signature slide dance. “From ‘My Way’ to ‘8701,’ I used to swing a chain around my neck,” Drake recalls, “I had the Sean Johns on, I had the roller-skating shoes on. Can we just slide walk for a second, you still got it?”

Check out all the video footage below!

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If you thought Usher‘s upcoming album was only going to host “Good Kisser” as its main hit, think again because the top R&B crooner has done it again! Calling on Pharrell Williams for the production and reuniting with Nicki Minaj for a guest rap verse, the new single is sure to keep you moving.

Titled, “She Came To Give It To You,” the record is a dance heavy, feel good single that will have everyone who’s anyone grooving to the beat. Reminiscent of Marvin Gaye mixed with a little Michael Jackson, “She Came To Give It To You” is definitely giving us what we need on this Tuesday morning.

Check out the radio rip of the new single below!

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Chris Brown Usher Rick Ross New Flame

Following his awesome performance at Sunday night’s BET Awards, Chris Brown unleashed the full version to his newest single, “New Flame“.

Featuring both Rick Ross and Usher, and co-written by Verse Simmonds and Eric Bellinger, the trio have supplied fans with a hot banger for the summer. Singing out to his new girl, “I know you came here with you crew, but I promise you that it feels like it’s just us two,” Breezy lets her know that it’s all about them tonight.

Check out the fiery new collabo below!

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Usher Good Kisser DJ Tedsmooth Remix

It’s about that time yet again. Mr. YouRemember continues to remix the hottest R&B records of the moment with classic samples and drum beats. Today, Tedsmooth releases his remix to Usher‘s hot single “Good Kisser” adding a verse from rapper Vado.

Another strong remix, get ready to hear this one on the summer mixshows.

Follow the jump to stream and download now.

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