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With the news that Usher is ready to head back on tour in early 2013, Capital takes a look at ten reasons why we can't wait to see the R&B star back on the live stage.
Usher's live show's never fail to disappoint with several chances to get a glimpse of the greatest abs in the industry. The singer always keeps in fantastic shape and takes care of his prized six-pack. When Usher takes to the stage there will be plenty of occasions where the time will read "abs o'clock".
With seven albums and 45 singles to his name, fans will be spoiled for choice when designing their perfect set list. Expect surprises, the biggest hits and a lot more when Usher lights up the stage in 2013.
As well as being able to feast your eyes on Usher, fans will be treated to the fantastic sounds of the gorgeous 'R.I.P' star Rita Ora. She's performed with Coldplay, is signed to Jay-Z's Roc Nation record label and will be ready to stamp her mark on each venue of the 'Euphoria' tour.
There are few artists who can put together a better choreographed show than Usher. His dance moves defy the laws of gravity, see the singer in positions no human body looks able to get into, and keep each and everyone's eyes firmly locked on the singer. You will be hard pressed to not want to go out and boogie the night away after the show - or even just try the moves yourself in front of the mirror.
When Usher came back in 2012 with his smash hit 'Climax' he showcased not only his powerful songwriting but his hugely impressive vocals. His range is wider than an IKEA catalogue and your ears will be massaged softly by his smooth sounds all night long.
Expect the swoon-o-meter to go into overdrive when he takes to the stage as he's in the best shape of his life. As well as touring his new album he has been training hard for his upcoming role as boxer Sugar Ray Leonard in the new biopic Hands Of Stone. Picture: Twitter
When Justin Bieber performed on the same bill as Usher at the Capital FM Summertime Ball, he surprised fans by bringing his mentor back on stage to say thank you for all his support and the pair exchanged an emotional embrace. Could Usher return the favour and invite Justin onto his stage one night? Only time will tell. Picture: Richard Johnson
The 'Looking For Myself' star is never completely content to keep it to one outfit a night when he's on stage. He's an entertainer and likes his clothes to do the same as his music - dazzle, wow and drive people crazy. His style is as cool and smooth as his personality so expect plenty of opportunities to argue over your favourite outfit of the night.
The R&B singer recently opened the iTunes Festival 2012 in London and wowed the audience with a typically high energy hit-laden set. He performed push-ups live on stage and anyone in the crowd that night will no doubt be marking a few days in February 2013 as "busy".
Usher's latest tour will be called 'Euphoria' and fans can surely expect nothing but. His last outing was entitled 'OMG' and delivered nothing but the best. It's time to see what he will do next. Be ready, and enjoy the ride!