Usher Receives Lifetime Achievement Award at 2024 BET Awards

Usher Receives Lifetime Achievement Award at 2024 BET Awards


Usher, the R&B icon whose smooth vocals and captivating performances have defined a generation, received the Lifetime Achievement Award at the 2024 BET Awards. The star-studded event celebrated his incredible career with a dynamic tribute performance, showcasing a roster of talented artists who brought his hits to life on stage.

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The tribute kicked off with Childish Gambino delivering a vibrant rendition of “U Don’t Have to Call,” setting the tone for an unforgettable night. Keke Palmer followed with an energetic performance of “You Make Me Wanna…,” while Summer Walker serenaded the audience with “Good Good.” Coco Jones captivated hearts with “There Goes My Baby,” and Marsha Ambrosius delivered a soulful version of “Superstar.” Chlöe then picked up the pace with a fiery rendition of “Good Kisser.”

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The celebration continued with Tinashe’s sultry take on “Nice & Slow,” and Teyana Taylor, dressed as Usher, teamed up with Victoria Monét for a sizzling performance of “Bad Girl.” Latto brought high energy to the stage, closing the tribute with an explosive rendition of “Yeah!”

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During his acceptance speech, Usher reflected on his journey and expressed his gratitude. “This Life(time) Achievement Award, I don’t know man, is it too early for me to receive it? Because I’m still running and gunning, and I still love this (work) like I did when I was 8 years old.”

Usher’s career is marked by numerous accolades, including eight Grammy Awards, 18 Billboard Music Awards, and nine Soul Train Music Awards. With over 100 million records sold worldwide, he has solidified his place as one of the best-selling music artists of all time. His influence extends beyond music, with successful ventures in acting, philanthropy, and entrepreneurship.

As we celebrate Usher’s past achievements, we eagerly anticipate what he will bring next. His enduring impact on the music industry and pop culture assures us that the legend of Usher Raymond IV will continue to shine brightly for years to come.

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