Additionally, Usher’s visibility is high on the video networks. His “Hey Daddy” video is a #1 Most Played video or in heavy rotation at MTV, MTV2 and other MTV programming; it is the #1 Most Played video at VH-1 Soul and is in heavy rotation at BET. His newest video “Lil Freak” was just serviced to outlets last week and is already in rotation. His “OMG” video premieres in the U.S. on Vevo and Access Hollywood today (see below)!
The five-time Grammy award-winning entertainer’s popularity continues to soar as his most recent singles including: “Hey Daddy,” “There Goes My Baby,” “Papers,” “Lil Freak,” and the iTunes exclusive “More” have cumulatively sold 1.5 million downloads and ringtones to date. Early word on the album has also been positive, in this week’s issue of People magazine Raymond v Raymond is highlighted as a “critic’s choice” and receives 3.5 out 4 stars.
Internationally, the album is off to a strong start, with the U.K. taking the lead. “OMG” is receiving massive early support from key radio stations and debuted in the Top 20 of the radio charts and Top 10 on the iTunes songs chart.