Published on September 16th, 2022 | by MuzikScribe0
Usher Releases the 25th Anniversary Edition of “My Way” Alongside Mini-Doc
GLOBAL SUPERSTAR USHER RELEASES THE 25th ANNIVERSARY EDITION OF HIS 7x PLATINUM ALBUM MY WAY VIA LAFACE RECORDS AND LEGACY RECORDINGS INCLUDING THREE REIMAGINED TRACKS PLUS INSTRUMENTAL VERSIONS ALL PRODUCED BY RYAN JAMES CARR
STREAM THE 25TH ANNIVERSARY EDITION OF MY WAY HERE
WATCH USHER: 25 YEARS MY WAY A MINI-DOCUMENTARY ON THE PAST, PRESENT, AND FUTURE OF THE ALBUM OUT TONIGHT AT 7PM EST EXCLUSIVELY ON USHER’S YOUTUBE CHANNEL
SELLS OUT ALL 2022 DATES FOR MY WAY THE VEGAS RESIDENCY 2023 DATES ON SALE HERE
LaFace Records and Legacy Recordings, the catalog division of Sony Music Entertainment (SME), are celebrating the 25th anniversary of global superstar Usher’s iconic album, My Way.
My Way – The 25th Anniversary Edition features the original album in its entirety, bundled with three freshly reimagined tracks, plus instrumentals of said tracks, all produced by producer/drummer extraordinaire, Ryan James Carr.
The new tracks are:
“My Way” (Ryan James Carr Remake)
“Nice & Slow” (Ryan James Carr Remake)
“You Make Me Wanna…” (Ryan James Carr Remake)
Stream My Way – The 25th Anniversary Edition HERE
My Way – The 25th-Anniversary Deluxe Edition pressed on 2LP 180g Silver Cloudy Vinyl will be available via Vinyl Me, Please early 2023. The package features new album art that pays homage to the original cover from 1997, plus three reimagined tracks and a lyric and photo booklet to flip through as you listen. Pre-order yours HERE
Usher: 25 Years My Way reflects on the past, honors the present, and envisions the future of Usher’s Grammy-nominated My Way – delving into discography origin stories, the album’s greater cultural impact, and the creative processes that inspired new renditions of “You Make Me Wanna…”, “Nice & Slow”, and “My Way”.
The Mini-Documentary includes a compilation of intimate interviews with Usher, Jermaine Dupri, and Ryan James Carr, along with footage of the “making of” the new renditions, and never-before-seen archival footage of Usher from the album’s era. The 25 Years My Way mini-doc is directed by award-winning Dolapo Sangokoya, Senior Creative, Content, SME/Legacy and executive produced by Ash Peters, Senior Producer, Content, SME/Legacy.
Usher’s My Way Vegas Residency at Park MGM’s Dolby Live boasts an impressive 25 sold out shows in 2022, with tickets for 2023 available for purchase HERE.
Usher has changed music, culture and countless lives. Beyond selling over 80 million records worldwide and collecting dozens of awards, he has simultaneously lit up the small screen on NBC’s The Voice and the big screen in blockbusters such as Hustlers. He has also tirelessly distinguished himself as a devout humanitarian, raising tens of millions of dollars for various causes and uplifting youth via his New Look Foundation since 1999. A true outlier, he was equally at home on the stage of his blockbuster 2021 Las Vegas residency as he was on a 2016 government cultural mission to Cuba as part of President Barack Obama’s Presidential Committee for Arts and Humanities. The multiple GRAMMY Award-winning diamond-selling international megastar, actor, dancer, entrepreneur, philanthropist and proud Atlanta resident inspires change yet again in 2022 and beyond.
Thus far, he has gathered eight GRAMMY Awards and emerged as Billboard’s “#1 Hot 100 Artist 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. He catapulted four consecutive albums to #1 on the Billboard Top 200, beginning with the landmark diamond-certified Confessions in 2004. He continued to push boundaries with a series of singles and shows before setting the stage for his ninth full-length offering in 2022.
Most importantly, Usher gives back at every turn. Under his leadership, the New Look Foundation provides opportunities for young people in underserved communities, enabling them to flourish and achieve seemingly impossible dreams. He has contributed to numerous philanthropic causes and historic advancements. He penned a moving essay in The Washington Post, lobbying for the recognition of JUNETEENTH as a holiday in 2020. Fostering the national and eventual congressional conversation, he attended the signing of the bill making JUNEETEENTH a federal holiday at its passage during 2021. He has achieved recognition and various honors from the Boys & Girls Club of America, the Trumpet Foundations, and Do Something. The NCAAP selected him as its 2010 Ford Freedom Award Scholar, and Morehouse College honored him with the prestigious 2014 “Candle Award.” In 2022, he took the stage at The Beloved Benefit, which exists to fortify and transform communities throughout Atlanta.
About Legacy Recordings
Legacy Recordings, the catalog division of Sony Music Entertainment, is home to the world’s foremost library of historically significant commercial recordings, a peerless collection of works by the most important musical artists of the 19th, 20th and 21st centuries. Across a variety of platforms, the label offers contemporary music fans access to thousands of meticulously restored archival titles representing virtually every musical genre.