Usher Performs at NPR Music Tiny Desk Concert
- This year, NPR Music is celebrating Black Music Month with an array of brand new Tiny Desk concerts
Previous artists who performed during Tiny Desk's Black Music Month include FKA Twigs, Denzel Curry, Larry June, and more.
On June 30, American R&B singer-songwriter Usher appeared on NPR Music Tiny Desk Concert to perform “You Make Me Wanna...”, “Superstar”, “U Don't Have to Call”, “Nice & Slow”, “Confessions Part II” and “My Way”.
It is his first ever perform at Tiny Desk Concert. The show took place before Usher's appearance at the Something in the Water festival.
“This is Black magic right here,” Usher said. “I really, really am happy just to be able to celebrate all the years of music.”
“You Make Me Wanna...”, “Nice & Slow” and “My Way” were released from his second studio album “My Way” in 1997. Especially, “Nice & Slow” became his first number-one single on the US Billboard Hot 100.
“Superstar” is included on his studio album “Confessions”, which was released in 2004.
“U Don't Have to Call” was released from his third studio album “8701” in 2001. The track was written by Pharrell Williams and produced by the Neptunes.
“Confessions Part II” was released from his fourth album “Confessions” in 2004. The song reached No. 1 on the US Billboard Hot 100.
- Photo by Bob Boilen/NPR
- source : NPR