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Is Usher Related to Michael Jackson?

Usher is an American singer and dancer who is one of the best in his era. Besides being a singer, he is also known as a businessman and doing great in business also. Including Usher’s career and work, there has been a ton of questions. The most famous question is ”Is Usher related to Michael Jackson?”

Well, Usher and Michael Jackson are not related at all. It’s a misunderstanding. In people’s opinion, Usher has considered as ”The next Michael Jackson”. It is a great honor for Usher, but he did not believe this for a moment. Usher is a follower of Michael Jackson. 

Is Usher Related to Michael Jackson
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According to Usher’s opinion, “He influenced me in so many ways, more than just music, as a humanitarian, as a philanthropist, as an artist, as an individual who transcended culture. I wouldn’t be who I am today without Michael Jackson,” 

When Usher was born, that time Michael Jackson was famous worldwide. Even they were not related as distance relative. Besides, their last name was not matched. 

When people consider him as the next Michael Jackson, Usher did not accept it. He replied that Michael was the only king of the pop industry. Let’s discuss their performance and work through this article. 

Who is the Better Singer Between Usher and Michael Jackson?

Undoubtedly, Michael Jackson was the best and remains the best singer in the world. There is no one who doesn’t listen to Michael Jackson. So, this is unnecessary to compare them. 

Even Usher was not born when Michael earned fame. As a singer, Usher follows Michael a lot. In his life, Usher got inspiration from Jackson’s works.

Usher said in an interview about Michael I wouldn’t be who I am today without Michael Jackson,”. In his opinion, if you want to be great, you have to follow someone who has already done great things.

Michael Jackson gave the singing profession a different style. Still, his dance steps are famous and many of them tried to copy his steps. If you talk about Michael Jackson, you could not stop the discussion. 

On the other hand, Usher belongs to the 80s century. In Usher’s life, Michael was influenced a lot. He is doing great in the music industry. But we should not compare them. 

However, Usher wants to sing like Michael and follow his style. But he did not want to copy him. Because there is only one Michael Jackson. 

No one can compete with Jackson in this profession. Though Usher did many great works it was not reached at Michael’s level. 

Who is More Popular in Social Media?

Though Michael Jackson is no more. He did not have an active profile on social media. But the authority created a social media account in his name. 

On Instagram, Michael has a verified account that has proximately 6.5 million followers. On the other hand, Usher has an Instagram verified account with around 9.5 million followers. 

Moreover, Usher is very popular on Instagram. He is also active on Instagram and posts regularly. In Michael’s time, there were no social media to promote their work.

People are now connected with their idols through social media. Usher is also connected with his fan-followers on his social account. Moreover, he posted updates about his work and stage show schedule. 

So, today’s generation follows social media much. That is the reason to have a social account for singers and every kind of celeb. 

Beginning of Usher’s Musical Career

Usher was started his music career at the age of ten. He was joint a local quintet named NuBeginnings. This club was created by Darryl Wheeler, promoter of local music. 

However, with the group Usher recorded his first ten songs in 1991. His musical journey started in early childhood. Then Usher participated in a talent show at the age of 13. 

Bobby Brown’s bodyguard, Alexander helped Usher a lot. He invited one of the famous Bryant Reid, to see Usher’s performance. Bryant was fascinated to see his performance. 

After Usher’s performance, Bryant signed a contract with him and started working. Behind Usher’s success, Bryant helped him a lot.