The eight-time Grammy Award winner, Usher continues to receive his flowers, as he is honored with the first SoundExchange Hall of Fame Award. SoundExchange is a “premier music tech organization powering the future of music”. This award recognizes Usher’s standing among the most streamed creators in SoundExchange’s 20-year history.
While performing at his My Way: The Las Vegas Residency at the Dolby Live Theater at Park MGM, Usher was presented the Hall of Fame Award by SoundExchange president and CEO, Micheal Huppe. “Usher has been making incredible chart-topping music for almost 30 years, and it is an honor to acknowledge his rightful place among the greatest artists of the era,” said Michael Huppe, President and CEO of SoundExchange. As his ‘My Way’ residency showcases, Usher is without a doubt one of the preeminent performers of our time. We are honored to acknowledge his impact and longevity with the SoundExchange Hall of Fame Award that celebrates the hitmaker that he is.”
This is the first Hall of Fame Award that SoundExhange has honored in conjunction with the company’s 20th anniversary. The company originated in 2003 as an independent company established to create fairness within the music industry and technology.
Usher has many powerful awards under his belt; however, this makes his first Hall of Fame Award. He has been honored with many accolades including, Billboard’s #1 Hot 100 Artists of the 2000s, “#2 most successful artist of the 2000s” and one of the best-selling artists in American music history, according to the RIAA. Usher has had four consecutive albums sitting at #1 on The Billboard Top 200, beginning with his 2004, diamond-certified album Confessions. Now you can find him at his My Way: The Las Vegas Residency at the Dolby Live Theater at Park MGM until October 2023.