The album has been certified 4-times platinum by the RIAA.Usher's 2004 album Confessions sold over 10 million copies in the United States, and has been certified diamond by the RIAA.
The 37-year-old singer-dancer-actor, whose real name is Usher Raymond IV, is well-known for his smooth vocals and boyish good looks.
He later voiced American Boy in the 2013 documentary Teenage.
In 2014 Usher appeared in the film When the Game Stands Tall.
Confessions has the highest first week sales for an R&B artist in history.
It spawned four consecutive Billboard number-one hits—"Yeah! Usher's 2008 album Here I Stand sold over 5 million copies worldwide, and its lead single "Love in This Club" peaked at number-one on the Billboard Hot 100.