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The former stepson of singer Usher Raymond has died after more than two weeks in the hospital following a boating accident on a Georgia lake, sources close to the family said Saturday.

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Review: Chris Brown's 'Fortune'updated: Tue Jul 03 2012 10:57:00

If there was one lesson to take away from the Hulk in "The Avengers," it's that repressing anger will get you nowhere. Once you learn to deal with it and even harness it, then you can defeat your demons (or, in the Hulk's case, a Norse god).

Review: Maroon 5 barely sound like a band on 'Overexposed' updated: Tue Jun 26 2012 10:08:00

Thanks to his role as a throne-swiveling talent scout on NBC's hit singing competition The Voice, Maroon 5 frontman Adam Levine is now a stand-alone star ? one who seems awfully pleased to see his every move, from the silly beefs with fellow Voice coach Christina Aguilera to the flings with Victoria's Secret models, get street-fliered across the media landscape.

On the Charts: Usher's view from the topupdated: Wed Jun 20 2012 18:03:00

WINNER OF THE WEEK: Usher. In its first week out, the hunky R&B/pop veteran's Looking 4 Myself album hit Number One and sold 128,000 copies.

People.com: Taylor Swift Surprises Atlanta Crowd with Rap Duetupdated: Mon Oct 03 2011 19:08:00

The country crooner shared a duet with T.I. to his hit single "Live Your Life" on Sunday

Kanye West, Mary J. Blige, Usher jam at Essence Music Festivalupdated: Tue Jul 05 2011 17:14:00

After back-to-back stomach clutching renditions of "Not Gon' Cry" and "I'm Going Down" at the Essence Music Festival in New Orleans Sunday night, Mary J. Blige pulled off an Oprah-worthy seminar on affirmation with "Just Fine" to close out the three-day fest, which celebrates black music and African-American culture.

People.com: New Edition Reuniting at Essence Music Festivalupdated: Wed Jun 29 2011 20:50:00

"All of us are psyched about it," singer Bobby Brown tells PEOPLE

New Edition plans to reunite at Essence Music Festivalupdated: Wed Jun 29 2011 17:02:00

After 30 years of albums, turmoil and solo projects, New Edition is finally reuniting July 3 at the Essence Music Festival in New Orleans.

For show's finale week, it's Oprah who's in for big surprisesupdated: Wed May 25 2011 14:57:00

Oprah Winfrey has set the bar high for surprising the masses -- whether it's giving audience members cars or bestowing fans with trips to Australia.

COVER STORY: In concert with controversyupdated: Wed Mar 09 2011 18:39:00

It all started with a New Year's Eve party.

Pop stars who took Gadhafi's moneyupdated: Wed Mar 09 2011 18:39:00

A-list celebs are coming clean about their paid private performances for Gadhafi's family. CNN's Kareen Wynter reports.

People.com: Nelly Furtado to Donate $1 Million from Gaddafi to Charityupdated: Tue Mar 01 2011 09:09:00

She's among several singers who received the payments from the Libyan strongman's family

Whoa, Nelly -- the Gadhafis like to partyupdated: Tue Mar 01 2011 08:14:00

Canadian pop singer Nelly Furtado's Twitter admission that she performed for members of embattled Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi's family puts her on a select but growing list of top-flight entertainers who have done so.

Grammy weekend kicks off in L.A.updated: Fri Feb 11 2011 17:35:00

The Grammy Awards don't take place until Sunday, but in Hollywood, the festivities have already begun. Parties began earlier this week in clubs and Thursday night the big bashes began in earnest, as Usher and will.i.am got the proverbial party started with two talked-about events.

People.com: Cameron Diaz Is 'Flattered' By Kids Choice Nominationupdated: Thu Feb 10 2011 15:50:00

The actress is nominated along with Robert Downey Jr., Justin Bieber and more stars

People.com: A Star-Worthy New Year's Eve Soundtrackupdated: Sat Jan 01 2011 14:29:00

Celeb favorite, DJ Vice shares his top 10 picks to ring in 2011

People.com: 'Dead' Celebs Back on Facebook & Twitter After Raising $1 Millionupdated: Tue Dec 07 2010 16:33:00

Alicia Keys, Lady Gaga, Kim Kardashian and others return to the social networks after going dark for charity

People.com: Justin Bieber Dominates American Music Awardsupdated: Mon Nov 22 2010 11:09:00

"I can't stop smiling," says the 16-year-old, who picked up four awards

Bieber fever heats up American Music Awardsupdated: Mon Nov 22 2010 08:24:00

Teen pop sensation Justin Bieber dominated the 2010 American Music Awards, beating out veteran performers to win artist of the year and three other trophies Sunday night.

Justin Bieber: 'I strive for the best'updated: Mon Nov 22 2010 08:24:00

CNN's Denise Quan talks to Justin Bieber, who took home four American Music Awards.

People.com: Usher Compares His Divorce to Lindsay Lohan's Problemsupdated: Sat Oct 16 2010 14:08:00

"People love a train wreck," says the singer, who talks about his split from Tameka Foster

People.com: Eminem, Lady Antebellum Lead AMA Nomineesupdated: Tue Oct 12 2010 22:29:00

The artists each earn five nods - while Justin Bieber, Katy Perry and more are also recognized

People.com: Usher on His Marriage: I Don't Regret Anythingupdated: Sat Aug 28 2010 17:27:00

The star opens up to PEOPLE about marriage and fatherhood

Talk Asia: Usherupdated: Wed Aug 11 2010 23:38:00

The multi-million record selling superstar on his friendship with Michael Jackson, mentoring Justin Bieber and more.

R&B superstar Usher continuing Michael Jackson's legacyupdated: Wed Aug 11 2010 23:38:00

You know you've reached a special level of fame when you're known by just your first name.

People.com: Eminem Ticked Off by Timing of VMAsupdated: Tue Aug 03 2010 17:11:00

Beyoncé, Justin Bieber, Ke$ha and Katy Perry are also vying for MTV's Moonman

People.com: Zac Efron Visits Strip Club - After Getting Vanessa Hudgens's Permissionupdated: Fri Jul 30 2010 00:28:00

"I'm cutting back ... I'm trying to keep it between three and four nights a week," he jokes

10 celebs' reportedly odd behavior at restaurantsupdated: Wed May 05 2010 17:25:00

For top-notch restaurants, there's no worse nightmare than having rude celebrities waltz in for dinner. The combination of big egos and big wallets can be a big to-do for the staff.

Best New Artist?updated: Wed Jan 20 2010 17:27:00

In a special CNN/Recording Academy project, CNN's Brooke Anderson talks fresh faces in a pre-GRAMMYS debate.

Michael Jackson tribute at Grammy Awards to be in 3-Dupdated: Wed Jan 20 2010 17:27:00

A planned tribute to Michael Jackson at the upcoming 52nd annual Grammy Awards will feature the first-ever 3-D performance on an awards show.

People.com: Usher's Divorce Finalizedupdated: Sat Nov 07 2009 11:09:00

A court in Georgia issues a decree ending his two-year marriage to Tameka Foster Raymond

People.com: The Making of Usher's Revealing New Songupdated: Mon Oct 19 2009 08:47:00

Hit maker Sean Garrett, who wrote "Papers," reveals the story behind the divorce tune

People.com: Usher's Divorce Turns Tunefulupdated: Wed Oct 07 2009 14:28:00

The R&B star has released a new single, "Papers," about split with Tameka Foster Raymond

New Usher song inspired by his divorceupdated: Wed Oct 07 2009 11:19:00

When life hands you divorce ... turn it into a hit song?

Usher's divorce inspires new song on his albumupdated: Wed Oct 07 2009 11:13:00

When life hands you divorce ... turn it into a hit song?

People.com: Jackson Family Members Gather at Los Angeles Cemeteryupdated: Tue Jul 07 2009 12:13:00

Randy and La Toya Jackson are among those at Forest Lawn burial ground on eve of big memorial

Jackson memorial ticket pickup going smoothly, police sayupdated: Mon Jul 06 2009 17:34:00

The cars drove up to the stadium in a steady, orderly stream Monday -- some drivers giddy with anticipation as they entered and shaking with excitement as they exited.

Michael Jackson broke down racial barriersupdated: Sun Jun 28 2009 22:02:00

Michael Jackson was an international superstar, and many in the black community herald him for breaking down racial barriers in the music industry.

Jackson broke racial barriersupdated: Sun Jun 28 2009 22:02:00

CNN's Mary Snow takes a look at how Michael Jackson's music transcended racial barriers.

People.com: Michael, Farrah Paid Tribute on TV Salutesupdated: Sat Jun 27 2009 16:47:00

TV Land, CNN and BIO are all in line with weekend specials featuring the stars

People.com: PEOPLE Appreciation: Remembering Michael Jacksonupdated: Fri Jun 26 2009 14:31:00

Music critic Chuck Arnold recalls the profound influence of the King of Pop

'King of Pop' was major influence on younger artistsupdated: Fri Jun 26 2009 03:00:00

Few have had a bigger influence on today's musical artists than Michael Jackson.

People.com: Usher's Got Milk - and a New Albumupdated: Sat Jun 20 2009 09:47:00

The mustachioed singer chats about his "risky and edgy" music and his kids

Usher's divorce filing not a shock for fansupdated: Wed Jun 17 2009 18:54:00

From the beginning it seemed like sentiments were against the marriage between Usher Raymond and Tameka Foster Raymond.

People.com: Inside Usher and Tameka's Marriageupdated: Tue Jun 16 2009 08:27:00

Sources tell PEOPLE that insiders are not surprised by the couple's split

People.com: Usher Files for Divorceupdated: Mon Jun 15 2009 11:34:00

The singer is splitting from his wife, Tameka, according to court records

People.com: Usher and Tameka: Talk of a Splitupdated: Sun Jun 14 2009 01:27:00

The R&B star is expected to file for divorce next week, says an insider

People.com: Usher's New Album Title Is Big (and Scary)updated: Thu May 21 2009 09:27:00

Grammy Award winner Usher lets PEOPLE in on a secret: his sixth studio album is going to be called Monster.Usher has been spotted recording in Las Vegas and in his Atlanta hometown with producer Jermaine Dupri on the album, which is set for release this fall on Jive Records.

People.com: Usher Shares His Wish for His Sonsupdated: Wed Apr 29 2009 15:11:00

The singer, who is promoting Boys & Girls Clubs of America, hopes his kids pursue their dreams "with passion and dedication"

People.com: INSIDE STORY: How Tameka Raymond's Plastic Surgery Went Wrongupdated: Fri Feb 13 2009 14:29:00

Usher's wife went into cardiac arrest while under anesthesia for liposuction, a Brazilian surgeon confirms to PEOPLE

People.com: Tameka Raymond Is 'Stable,' Says Repupdated: Tue Feb 10 2009 10:09:00

"Her husband Usher is with her at the hospital," says the musician's spokesman

People.com: Report: Tameka Foster Has Plastic Surgery Emergencyupdated: Mon Feb 09 2009 11:59:00

Usher cancels a pre-Grammy appearance "due to a serious injury in the family"

Hip-hop, jazz fusionupdated: Wed Feb 04 2009 17:11:00

Atlanta music group Jaspects brings jazz to a young audience in a new form blended with hip-hop.

People.com: Usher Goes Back to School - as a Volunteerupdated: Tue Jan 20 2009 14:59:00

The star helps out a D.C. grade school the afternoon before the Inauguration

'Extraordinary personal moment'updated: Sun Jan 18 2009 23:10:00

Barack Obama describes his thoughts on this historic election.

Obama at concert: The dream of our founders will live onupdated: Sun Jan 18 2009 23:10:00

Inauguration revelry began Sunday afternoon as thousands of people packed the National Mall in Washington for a free concert featuring big stars.

People.com: Usher Welcomes Baby No. 2updated: Fri Dec 12 2008 12:06:00

Naviyd Ely Raymond was born to the singer and his wife, Tameka, on Wednesday

People.com: PHOTOS: Usher to Debut New Videoupdated: Tue Sep 30 2008 16:20:00

The singer's steamy video for "Trading Places" premieres this week

People.com: Usher, Tameka Foster Expecting a Babyupdated: Wed Sep 10 2008 16:20:00

This will be the second child for the R&B star and his wife

People.com: Usher Plans to Perform for 'Women Only'updated: Wed Sep 03 2008 14:21:00

The singer plans to bring his "masculine build" to the ladies for a 15-date tour

People.com: Usher Hires His Mother as Manager - Againupdated: Thu Aug 07 2008 11:04:00

The R&B star dissolves his relationship with his previous manager to work with mom Jonnetta Patton

People.com: Shots Fired at Party with Usher and Nellyupdated: Mon Aug 04 2008 09:55:00

A security guard suffers minor wounds from the shooting at the Jermaine Dupri-hosted bash in Atlanta

People.com: Usher: My Baby Boy Is a 'Pull-Up Master'updated: Tue Jul 29 2008 17:34:00

The singer says 8-month-old Usher V (nicknamed "Cinco") is already trying flips

People.com: New Dad Usher Gives Advice on Fatherhoodupdated: Wed Jul 09 2008 08:46:00

The singer says he hopes his young son will look up to him

People.com: Usher: Marriage Has Me in a 'Great Place'updated: Wed Jun 11 2008 10:54:00

"I'm very happy," says the R&B star, despite rumors about his personal life

People.com: Usher: 'The Challenge Is Having It All'updated: Thu May 29 2008 16:04:00

The singer opens up about his split with his manager-mom and how his wife gives him "swagger" in the new issue of Vibe

Review: Usher makes his 'Stand' and deliversupdated: Tue May 27 2008 09:21:00

Like Barry White, Jodeci, and R. Kelly before him, R&B superstar Usher is the master of a very specific milieu: music for -- and about -- making babies. And it has certainly served him well.

People.com: Usher Calls Fatherhood & Marriage 'Amazing'updated: Fri May 23 2008 18:25:00

The singer thanks his wife and says his bundle of joy is "reason for living" on Ellen

People.com: Jay-Z, Usher Sing About Joys of Marriageupdated: Wed May 21 2008 15:04:00

The newlyweds team up with Jermaine Dupri to record an ode to married life

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