Lemme See: An Usher Career Timeline in Pictures

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Lemme See: An Usher Career Timeline in Pictures

It's been 15 years now that Usher's consistently ranked as one of our country's biggest and best pop stars, a career that's taken him from R&B to crunk to house, from Jermaine Dupri to The Neptunes to David Guetta, from perpetual toplessness to...sporadic shirt-wearing. Take a look at some of the images that have defined Ush over the course of those 15 years, and soak in the many highs of one of the best music careers of this generation.
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Lemme See: An Usher Career Timeline in Pictures

Usher sets an early precedent for clotheslessness at the 1997 Billboard Music Awards.
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Lemme See: An Usher Career Timeline in Pictures

An army of Ushers at the 1998 Soul Train Music Awards.
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Lemme See: An Usher Career Timeline in Pictures

Usher celebrates his Artist of the Year trophy at the 1998 Billboard Music Awards with good buddy Cher.
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Lemme See: An Usher Career Timeline in Pictures

Usher and Whitney Houston embrace during a 2002 anniversary concert for Ush predecessor Michael Jackson.
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Usher owns the stage with Diddy, Pharrell and Busta Rhymes at the 2002 MTV Video Music Awards.
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Lemme See: An Usher Career Timeline in Pictures

Usher in a moment with then-paramour Chili of TLC in 2003.
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Usher can't take the shine of his statue (for Best Male R&B Vocal Performance) at the 2003 Grammys.
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Usher courtside with buddy Justin Timberlake at the '04 Western Conference Finals. (Go Lakers!!)
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Usher and fellow megastar Alicia Keys filming the video for 2004 chart-topper "My Boo."
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Usher as the 4th member of Destiny's Child at the 2004 Radio Music Awards.
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Diddy, Jay-Z and Mariah Carey join Ush for his '20s-themed 26th birthday party at New York's Rainbow Room in 2004.
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Usher puts his hips into the filming of the video for 2004's "Caught Up."
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Usher gets real comfortable with Beyoncé during the "One Night, One Star, Usher Live" concert in Puerto Rico in 2005.
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Usher in the middle of the action as lawyer Billy Flynn in Broadway musical Chicago in 2006.
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Usher and the rest of the Raymond clan at the 2008 Kids' Choice Awards.
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Usher and his then-less-swaggy protege Justin Bieber at the 2009 Kids' Choice Awards.
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Usher performing at the 2009 memorial service for Michael Jackson in Los Angeles.
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Usher embracing the love while performing at the 2010 MTV Video Music Awards.
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Usher joins will.i.am on the world's biggest stage during the Black Eyed Peas' halftime show at the 2011 Super Bowl.
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Usher and The Bieb get their genie on at the 2011 Grammys.
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Usher invites crowd participation on stage with David Guetta at the 2012 Coachella Music Festival.
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