My Way (Usher song)
"My Way" is a 1998 single from Usher's 1997 album of the same name. It features an uncredited rap and background vocals from Jermaine Dupri. Despite moderate airplay, the single sold well and reached #2 on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100. Its rise to #1, however, was halted due to the success of the mega-hit "The Boy Is Mine" by Brandy and Monica, during its 13-week run atop the summit. Due to the disappointment of the "Nice and Slow" single in the U.K., "My Way" was not released as a single there. The song features in the Refrain part of the lyrics and the music of the song by Lil' Troy "Wanna Be a Baller" from his debut album "Sittin' Fat Down South" published officially one month before Usher's song. The music video was filmed and released in 1998 at a broken down garage with a dance competition.
One of U.S. editions
|Single by Usher|
|from the album My Way|
|Released||June 30, 1998|
|Usher singles chronology|
- US Vinyl, 12"
- My Way [Remix W/J.D.] 3:37 Rap [Featuring] - Jermaine Dupri
- My Way [Remix Instrumental] 3:37
- My Way [Remix Acappella] 3:37 Rap [Featuring] - Jermaine Dupri
- My Way [Album Version] 3:38
- My Way [Instrumental] 3:36
- My Way [Acapella]
|United States (RIAA)||Platinum||1,400,000|
*sales figures based on certification alone
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