Twitter marks 17 years of Usher’s ‘Confessions’ album

Today (March 23), marks the 17th anniversary of the release of Usher’s fourth studio album Admission. The acclaimed project featured a number of popular songs, including “Burn,” “Superstar,” “My Boo,” “Bad Girl,” “Admitations,” “Caught Up” and “Yeah!”. being the biggest hit in Usher’s career, surpassing the Billboard Hot 100 card for twelve weeks in a row.

Admission peaked at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 chart and won a Grammy Award for Best Contemporary R&B Record. On November 7, 2008, the record was diamond certified by the American Recording Industry Association (RIAA), resulting in the sale of more than 10 million units worldwide.

Fans take to social media to remember what many are on the biggest R&B chart ever. Twitter user @ Silver_dat1gurl wrote, “This record is even hitting [harder] now what he did 17 years ago. One of my all time favorite R&B albums. Favorite songs: ‘Superstar,’ ‘Adventures 1 & 2,’ ‘That’s why he’s done it,’ ‘Seduction,’ ‘Truth Hurts,’ ‘Throwback’ and ‘Can U Handle It? ‘ #Usher. ”

“There has been a lot of debate here over the years about which record Usher made best: 8701 no Admission, ”Tweeted @RVAReid. “Admission is magnum opus Usher. “

Social media user @rnbtommy wrote, “After Usher’s Admission the diamond record went back in 06/07, no one else was able to go to diamonds. It took half a decade and Adele released one of the best-selling albums ever to go again. ”

“Usher had 2004, he had songs for every situation,” he tweeted @kelvinlouhe. “’Lovers and Friends’ was the song you played when you were on your way to deceiving your daughter. ‘Admittedly Pt. 2 ‘the song you played when you were on your way to apologize and get back. “

Admission the reason why a soul cannot go against Usher in Verzuz. Nigga can play the whole album and it’s a cover, ”he tweeted at @Stackavellii_.

Take a walk down a memory lane and listen Admission below on TIDAL.