Usher Announces New Album ‘Hard II Love’ Will Be Released Next Month

Usher announced that his first album in four years, Hard II Love, will be released next month.

The singer, who was promoting his new film Hands of Stone, appeared on Jimmy Kimmel Live! on Thursday (Aug. 25, 2016) where he officially confirmed that his forthcoming eighth studio album is out on September 16. Hard II Love is the follow-up to his 2012 record, Looking 4 Myself.

Although the complete track listing has not yet been revealed, we do know that it includes “No Limit” featuring Young Thug, “Missin U”, “Crash” and “Champions.”

Usher also revealed the cover art for the album, which features the 37-year-old (recreated in stone) with cracks on his cheek and the words ‘HARD II LOVE’ in white chalk.

Hard II Love is now available to pre-order on iTunes.

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