Confessions (2004) established him as one of the best-selling musical artists of the 2000s decade, selling 20 million copies worldwide.
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Usher has won numerous awards and accolades including 18 Billboard Music Awards and 8 Grammy Awards.
At the end of 2009, Billboard named him the second most successful artist of the 2000s decade, the number-one Hot 100 artist of the 2000s decade, and ranked Confessions as the top solo album of the 2000s decade.
Usher was introduced on "Call Me a Mack", a song he recorded for the soundtrack album to the 1993 drama-romance film Poetic Justice.
During this time period young Usher first met Chilli, his label mate who he would later date.