Usher lands the latest cover of Billboard – on newsstands May 12
The “Climax” entertainer is one of the many musicians performing at the 2012 Billboard Music Awards on May 20.
In other Usher news, the R&B singer is gearing up for the release of his seventh studio album, “Looking for Myself,” due June 12.
Two new singles from the LP are climbing the charts.
Billboard reports:“Climax” reaches a new Hot 100 peak (20-18) (and leads Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs for a third week).
Meanwhile, the uptempo pop/dance-leaning “Scream” enters at No. 70. The latter song begins on Hot 100 Airplay at No. 59 (20 million audience impressions, according to Nielsen BDS) and Hot Digital Songs at No. 62 (30,000, according to Nielsen SoundScan).”