International singer Usher was spotted over in Paris, France Tuesday afternoon (Jun 1) at the Hyatt Vendome hotel promoting his new album Raymond v. Raymond, which has so far peaked at 51 on the French Albums Chart. Over here in the U.S., Raymond v. Raymond, the sixth album from the R&B singer, sold over 329,000 copies in its first week and peaked at #1 on the Billboard 200 Albums Chart. His international hit “OMG” (featuring Black Eyed Peas front man Will.i.am) is being well received both here in the States and all over the world. So does this mean Usher’s back? Sure does sound like it!
Singer Ciara attended the closing of Marina Abramovic’s “The Artist is Present” event, hosted by Givenchy at the Museum of Modern Art in New York City.
Actress Zoe Saldana posed backstage at the 2010 Crystal + Lucy Awards: A New Era at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza in Century City, California.
Gucci Mane recorded an episode of BET’s 106 & Park in New York. His new music video premiered this week.
Destiny’s Child alum Letoya Luckett was seen on the red carpet of the premiere of her new movie “Killers” in Hollywood. She has a supporting role in the new film. Meanwhile, her other movie, “The Preacher’s Kid,” recently went to DVD.
Actor Ashton Kutcher and his wife, actress Demi Moore, were also spotted on the red carpet of the “Killers” movie premiere in Hollywood.
Over in Beverly Hills, legendary singer Natalie Cole and R&B/Neo-Soul artist Ledisi attended the Society of Singers annual tribute gala.
Actor/rapper Common posed on the red carpet of LA Times Magazine’s “Rock & Style: A Night of Music & Fashion” event in Hollywood.
Rapper The Game hosted a breakfast at The Pink Teacup in NYC.
UK singer Taio Cruz (who achieved success in the US with his hit single “Break Your Heart”) took this picture with Def Jam CEO L.A. Reid and rapper Ludacris at the party celebrating the U.S. release of his new album hosted by Z100 and MySpace Music at the Canal Room in New York.
Two of the Kardashian girls (Kourtney and Kim) attended the 94th Indianapolis 500 at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway Sunday afternoon (May 30) in Indiana.
And Model Jessica White and Russell Simmons were on hand for the 2010 Angel Wings Foundation Dinner at Georgica Sunday evening in Wainscott, New York.