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Wednesday, June 20, 2012

On the Charts: Usher's view from the top

American R&B star Usher scored his fourth No. 1 on the Billboard 200 album chart today with Looking 4 Myself, topping a new release from Ed Sheeran. Looking 4 Myself, the seventh album from 33-year-old Usher, sold 128000 copies in its first week more
TVNZ ( 6/20/2012 2:16:19 PM -08:00 )

On the Charts: Usher's view from the top
(Rolling Stone) -- WINNER OF THE WEEK: Usher. In its first week out, the hunky R&B/pop veteran's Looking 4 Myself album hit Number One and sold 128000 copies. It's not a lot for one of the world's biggest stars -- Usher's last album, Raymond v. more
CNN International ( 6/20/2012 2:06:56 PM -08:00 )

Usher debuts at top of Billboard 200 for fourth time
By Piya Sinha-Roy | LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - American R&B star Usher scored his fourth No. 1 on the Billboard 200 album chart on Wednesday with "Looking 4 Myself," topping new releases from Rush, Josh Turner and Ed Sheeran. more
Reuters India ( 6/20/2012 1:27:55 PM -08:00 )

Usher Scores His Fourth No.1
By BEN SISARIO A wave of new releases took over the top rungs of the Billboard chart this week, with Usher reaching No. 1 for the fourth time and new albums by Rush, the country singer Josh Turner and the British singer Ed Sheeran also scoring high. more
New York Times (blog) ( 6/20/2012 12:33:00 PM -08:00 )

Album Sales: Usher dances to No. 1; Rush, Ed Sheeran start off strong
by Grady Smith The R&B/pop crooner's 7th studio album Looking 4 Myself topped the Billboard 200 in its debut week, shifting 128000 copies. While that start can't compare to the first-week sales of his last effort, 2010′s Raymond vs. more
Entertainment Weekly (blog) ( 6/20/2012 9:09:48 AM -08:00 )

Usher Tops Billboard Chart With Looking 4 Myself
Usher is setting a fine example for his protégé, Justin Bieber. A week before the Biebs plans to storm the charts with his eagerly anticipated Believe, Ush will debut in the #1 spot on the Billboard 200 chart with his seventh album, Looking 4 Myself. more
MTV News ( 6/20/2012 8:16:29 AM -08:00 )

Usher tops album chart with "Looking 4 Myself"
Usher tops album chart with "Looking 4 Myself"(CBS News) Usher has another hit album on his hands. The pop/R&B star scored his fourth No. 1 album on the Billboard 200 chart this week, as "Looking 4 Myself" debuted at the top of the tally with 128000 sold, according to Nielsen SoundScan. more
CBS News ( 6/20/2012 7:45:19 AM -08:00 )

Ed Sheeran Breaks US Chart Record With Debut Album
Ed Sheeran Breaks US Chart Record With Debut AlbumThe Lego House singer's hit LP has entered the US Billboard 200 chart at No.5 - meaning he has scored the highest debut for a British male on the countdown. Sheeran's label, Asylum Records, took to Twitter to celebrate the milestone, tweeting: "Huge more
MTV UK ( 6/20/2012 7:02:25 AM -08:00 )

Usher Finds Fourth No. 1 Album on Billboard 200
Usher Finds Fourth No. 1 Album on Billboard 200by Keith Caulfield, LA | June 20, 2012 10:35 EDT Which "Looking 4 Myself" track will lead Usher to the top of the charts? Here's our track-by-track review of each song. "If you're looking for lyrics, throw it out the window. more
Billboard ( 6/20/2012 6:35:13 AM -08:00 )

Usher Scores Fourth No. 1 Album on Billboard 200 With 'Looking 4 Myself'
Usher Scores Fourth No. 1 Album on Billboard 200 With Rock band Rush clocks its best sales week in 10 years with the debut of 'Clockwork Angels'. Usher secures his fourth No. 1 album on the Billboard 200 as Looking 4 Myself debuts atop the list with 128000 sold, according to Nielsen SoundScan. more
Hollywood Reporter ( 6/20/2012 2:03:15 PM -08:00 )

Usher's 'Looking 4 Myself' Debuts At No. 1 on Billboard 200 Chart
Usher is back on top! The R&B crooner nabbed his fourth No. 1 album with 'Looking 4 Myself.' The collection premiered atop of the latest Billboard 200 chart with 128000 copies moved in its first week of release. The album also is No. more
PopCrush (blog) ( 6/20/2012 1:59:05 PM -08:00 )

Usher earns 4th No. 1 on Billboard 200 with 'Looking 4 Myself'
Usher earns 4th No. 1 on Billboard 200 with Rush still doesn't earn its first No. 1, while Ed Sheeran makes a big bow Sign up to get the latest updates instantly. Usher must've known he'd get his fourth No. 1 with his latest album. Or maybe the “4” in its title was a coincidence. more
HitFix ( 6/20/2012 1:56:46 PM -08:00 )

Usher Tops Billboard 200 with Looking 4 Myself
Usher Tops Billboard 200 with Looking 4 MyselfBy Brooklyne Gipson A week after the release of his seventh studio album, Usher finds himself in a familiar position. The R&B superstar's latest LP, Looking 4 Myself, is No. 1 on the Billboard albums chart, selling 128000 in its first week. more
BET ( 6/20/2012 12:31:33 PM -08:00 )

Usher earns fourth No. 1 album on Billboard with 'Looking 4 Myself'
R&B star Usher's newest album, Looking 4 Myself easily topped the Billboard 200 chart this past week, although it sold far less copies than his last new album did in its first week. Looking 4 Myself sold 128000 copies, according to the Nielsen more
TheCelebrityCafe.com ( 6/20/2012 12:10:15 PM -08:00 )

Usher tops album chart
By Christopher Morris R&B star Usher scored his fourth consecutive No. 1 album this week, leading a parade of new titles into the US top 10 with his RCA release "Looking For Myself." The singer born Usher Raymond ascended to the top with out-of-the-box more
Variety ( 6/20/2012 10:43:47 AM -08:00 )

Usher Gets Fourth #1 On Billboard 200 With Looking 4 Myself
Usher has earned his fourth #1 album on the Billboard 200 as Looking 4 Myself debuts on top. His last album, Raymond v Raymond in 200 also debuted at #1, but with bigger sales at 329000. With 128000 sold, this is Usher's smallest first-week sales since more
411mania.com ( 6/20/2012 10:41:08 AM -08:00 )

Who Charted? Usher Climaxes at No. 1, Rush and Ed Sheeran Debut Strong
by Devon Maloney First! Usher found himself at No. 1 on Billboard's Top 200 this week, selling 128000 copies of Looking 4 Myself, according to Nielsen SoundScan. It's the fourth chart-topping record for the Monsters of Folk fan, though his last record more
SPIN ( 6/20/2012 10:16:11 AM -08:00 )

Usher looks, finds himself at No. 1
By Adam Graham Usher has reached the climax of the Billboard charts this week with his latest album, “Looking 4 Myself.” The set, Ursh's 7th studio album, sold 128000 copies its first week in stores, marking Mr. Raymond's fourth time atop the Billboard more
The Detroit News (blog) ( 6/20/2012 9:24:44 AM -08:00 )

Usher Scores Fourth Chart-Topping LP
Usher scores his fourth #1 album this week as Looking 4 Myself debuts at the top of the sales chart with 128000 copies sold, according to Nielsen SoundScan. The singer's last full-length, 2010's Raymond v Raymond, also entered the chart at #1, more
FMQB ( 6/20/2012 8:26:04 AM -08:00 )

Usher's 'Looking 4 Myself' Becomes Fourth Consecutive Chart-Topping Album
UsherUsher follows up his #1 2010 album Raymond v Raymond with yet another chart-topper, as Looking 4 Myself becomes the R&B/pop crooner's fourth consecutive LP to wind up in the peak position on the Billboard Top 200. Still, the record, which contains the more
Idolator: All About The Music ( 6/20/2012 8:07:13 AM -08:00 )