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Usher: Confessions

Amy Linden, The Village Voice, 19 April 2004

USHER RAYMOND is a star. The faithful have thought as much for years, but recently the masses affirmed it when 1.1 million of them trooped down to their local retailers and purchased Confessions, giving Usher the biggest first-week sales for an r&b album ever. Those kinds of Norah numbers, from an r&b singer, make the otherwise indifferent mainstream media pay attention.

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