And The GRAMMY Went To ... Usher

More on Usher's win for Best R&B Performance at the 55th GRAMMY Awards
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March 01, 2013 -- 12:40 pm PST
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(In the coming weeks GRAMMY.com will feature information and video highlights on winners from the 55th Annual GRAMMY Awards, held Feb. 10 in Los Angeles. Each installment will offer the winning or related video, and some pertinent, and not so pertinent, information about the track and the artists.)

Song: "Climax"

Artist: Usher

Won for: Best R&B Performance

Previous wins: Usher has seven prior GRAMMY wins

Did you know?: "Climax" appears on Usher's 2012 album Looking 4 Myself, which was co-produced by 55th GRAMMY Producer Of The Year, Non-Classical nominees Diplo [link to 5QW] and Salaam Remi. The album peaked at No. 1 on Billboard's R&B Albums chart and "Climax" climbed to No. 17 on the Billboard Hot 100. Usher co-wrote 10 of the 14 tracks on the album, including "Climax," which he penned with Sean Fenton, Thomas Wesley Pentz aka Diplo and Ariel Rechtshaid. Looking 4 Myself follows Usher's 2010 studio release Raymond V. Raymond, which earned a GRAMMY Award for Best Contemporary R&B Album in 2010.

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