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Happy Birthday Usher — See His Sweetest and Sexiest Moments!

Oct 14 2013 - 11:00am

Usher [1] turns 35 today, so what better way to celebrate the seductive star than with a look at some of his hottest moments? The singer is known for his stellar physique and amazing six-pack, but that's not all. Over the past few years, we've seen Usher transform from pop star to doting dad with his sons Usher Raymond V, who goes by Cinco, and Naviyd. We couldn't possibly highlight Usher's sexiness without his sweetness, so we've rounded up 35 photos showing both of his amazing sides. Happy birthday to Usher!

Usher [2] got up close and personal with fans during his performance at the iHeartRadio Music Festival in September 2012.

At the 2000 Teen Choice Awards, Usher [3] exposed his abs while wearing all-white.

Usher [4] flexed his muscles during a March 2012 performance in Johannesburg, South Africa.

Usher [5] showed off his shirtless [6] body on the cover of Men's Health's November 2013 issue.

Usher [7] and Usher V sported bright colors while out for a bite to eat in West Hollywood in June 2011.

Usher [8] held a face-painted Usher V while frolicking at a West Hollywood pumpkin patch in October 2010.

Usher [9] famously bid $12,000 for a Goldendoodle puppy named Poppy at the Pencils of Promise Gala in October 2012 — look how excited he was about his win!

Usher [10] performed at the 2008 NFL Kickoff Concert, losing his tight white tank top mid-song.

Usher [11] and Usher V spent time in the sun while in Miami in April 2009.

Things got a bit steamy while filming a music video in New York City in August 2011.

Usher [12] took cell phone pictures of a smiley Usher V while visiting a Los Angeles park in 2008.

Usher [13] gave a steamy performance with a female dancer onstage at the Latin Grammy Awards in November 2011.

Little Naviyd clutched a blue basketball while he and Usher [14] arrived at their New York City hotel in May 2011.

Usher [15] gave a glimpse of his abs in this Instagram selfie in October 2013.

Source: Instagram user howuseeit [16]

Usher [17] bared his biceps in a tight black tank while heading to the set of his music video in August 2012.

In August 2010, Naviyd and Usher [18] V accompanied their dad to his performance on the CBS Early Show.

Usher [19]'s guns (and hot tattoos) were on display during his CBS Early Show performance in 2010.

Before taking off at LAX in 2008, Usher [20] gave little Usher V a squeeze.

Usher [21] looked soulful and sexy while onstage at the BET Awards in July 2012.

Usher [22] shared sweet photos of himself and his well-dressed boys, Usher V and Naviyd, on Father's Day [23] in 2012.

Source: Instagram user howuseeit [24]

Usher [25] looked chic while performing on Good Morning America in May 2008.

Usher [26] beat the Summer heat in a tight black tank top while performing at the Thisday Africa Rising Festival in July 2008.

Usher [27] shared a snap while playing a game of Connect Four with his son Usher Raymond V in August 2013.

Source: Instagram user howuseeit [28]

Usher [29] bared his biceps while performing in Belgium in March 2011.

Usher [30] showed off his boxing skills — and rock-hard stomach — in 2012.

Source: Instagram user howuseeit [31]

Usher [32] showed off his boxing savvy on his Instagram account in July 2012 and included the caption: "Gettin ready!"

Source: Instagram user howuseeit [33]

Usher [34] wrapped Usher V in a towel before heading to the beach in Miami in 2009.

Usher [35] and his boys went for a Summer afternoon stroll through New York City in August 2011.

Usher [36] rehearsed for the 2004 VMAs sans shirt and with fake rain falling in the background.

Usher [37] brought Justin Bieber [38]'s smallest fans, Usher Raymond V and Naviyd, to the premiere of the singer's film Never Say Never in 2011.

Usher [39] shared a group of adorable photos of Usher V and Naviyd on Father's Day [40] in June 2012.

Source: Instagram user howuseeit [41]

Usher [42] stayed sexy while going through airport security in July 2009, showing off his arms in a tight black tank.

We got a good hard look at Usher [43]'s physique when he shared a photo of himself at the gym in 2012.

Source: Twitter user UsherRaymondIV [44]

In 2009, Usher [45] arrived at LAX with Usher V and Elmo in tow.

Usher [46] brought on the brights in a blue suit at the Billboard Music Awards in May 2012.

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