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The album was supported by three singles; including these platinum-selling singles with "Nice & Slow", "My Way", and "You Make Me Wanna...".With most of the album production by Babyface and Dupri, the album debuted at number 15 on Billboard 200 and number four on US Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums charts.Usher grew up with his mother, then-stepfather, and half-brother, James Lackey (born 1984).Directed by his mother, Usher joined the local church youth choir in Chattanooga, when he was nine years old.The EP, Versus, produced the top-five single "DJ Got Us Fallin' in Love" before top-fifteen single "More".Looking 4 Myself (2012), also debuted atop the Billboard 200 chart with top-ten single "Scream". Raymond and Looking 4 Myself received Grammy Awards for R&B singles "There Goes My Baby" and "Climax".Bolstered by its four consecutive Billboard Hot 100 number one singles; "Yeah!", "Burn", "Confessions Part II" and "My Boo", it has been certified Diamond by the RIAA. Raymond (2010) debuted atop of the Billboard 200 and produced the number-one singles "Love in This Club" and "OMG".
Outside of our own high school dramatics, what added an extra layer of tension to the song were the rumors that the two R&B singers were in the midst of a real-life rivalry—allegedly refusing to be in the same room together and even supposedly getting into a physical altercation backstage at the 1998 MTV Video Music Awards. "We played up the dramatics of it all, but we were 16 and 17—there was no boy, no beef."But Monica did admit that their perceived rivalry in the song inspired a real-life division between the two singers and their fans.At the end of 2009, Billboard named him the second most successful artist of the 2000s decade, the number-one Hot 100 artist of the 2000s decade, and ranked Confessions as the top solo album of the 2000s decade.Billboard also placed him at number 6 on their list of Top 50 R&B/Hip-Hop Artists of the Past 25 Years.He owns the record label Raymond-Braun Media Group (RBMG); a joint venture with talent manager Scooter Braun that includes Canadian singer Justin Bieber.Usher spent the majority of his young life in Chattanooga: his father left the family when Usher was a year old.