Usher – Here I Stand Review
“Here I Stand” is recorded by American R&B singer Usher and taken from his fifth studio album “Here I Stand”. It was released in 2007 by LaFace Records as the 7th single from the album. It was produced by Dre & Vidal, and co-written by Usher, Dre & Vidal, Gerrel Gaddis, Adam Blackstone and Polow da Don. The song was nominated at the 51st Grammy Awards in the category of “Best Male R&B Vocal Performance”.
Joshua Alston of “The A.V. Club” noted about “Here I Stand” that “the syrupy ballad sounds more passionate than Usher ever has, lyrically and musically”. Leah Greenblatt from “Entertainment Weekly” said “Why he placed the song at the end of the album”. Josh Eells from “Blender” said “the song sounds like looking at pictures from others wedding”.
“Here I Stand” ranked at number 18 on the US Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs Chart and at number 6 on the US Billboard Bubbling Under Hot 100 Singles Chart.