Egypt Independent

Photo: American popstar Usher visits Siwa Oasis



American musician and ‘American Idol’ coach Usher posted a photo on his Facebook page and verified Twitter account on Wednesday showing himself lying on his back in the water. The Facebook caption showed the location to be Siwa Oasis.

Siwa is one of the most famous therapeutic destinations in Egypt. Its lake is 4 meters long and has strong salt concentration, known to heal many disease such as Rheumatism.

Usher Raymond IV, known as Usher, is an American singer and songwriter who rose to fame in the late nineties with his album “My Way.” His first Billboard Hot-100 number one single was “Nice and Slow”, which was followed by two more number one singles: “You Remind Me” and “You Got it Bad”.

He won his first two Grammy Awards for Best Male R&B Vocal Performance in 2002 and 2003. His album Confessions (2004), sold an incredible 20 million copies worldwide, making him one of the best-selling musical artists of the 2000s decade. He is also one of the few artists to achieve four consecutive Billboard Hot 100 number one singles; “Yeah!”, “Burn”, “Confessions Part II” and “My Boo.”

Usher is also one of the best selling artists worldwide of all time, selling 75 million records worldwide. He also boasts an impressive award-record, winning 18 Billboard Music Awards and eight Grammies. Not only that but he coached “The Voice” in 2014 and 2016. In 2014, his last standing act Michelle Chamuel lost the winning title to Blake Shedlon’s Danielle Bradbery, while in  2016, his last standing act Josh Kaufman reaped the title.