Today marks the 33rd birthday of one of R&B’s greatest talents.

Usher Raymond burst on the scene in 1997 as just a little boy, and now he’s all grown up. After six albums, five Grammys, two children, this King of R&B has a few things under his belt worth noting. 

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The singer, born in Dallas, but raised in Atlanta, is responsible for a range of hits spanning his 14-year career, including “Nice and Slow,” “Confessions,” and “There Goes My Baby.” 

And to add more fuel to his fire, this EMF headliner was recently nominated for an American Music Award for Best Male Artist.

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We’ve seen this handsome young man go from to angelic cutie-pie to full-throttle fine, and we are impressed!

Join us in wishing Usher a very Happy Birthday!