Burn (song)

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"Burn"
Single by Usher
from the album Confessions
ReleasedMarch 21, 2004
FormatCD single
Recorded2003
GenreR&B
Length4:15
LabelArista
Songwriter(s)Usher Raymond, Jermaine Dupri, Bryan-Michael Cox
Producer(s)Jermaine Dupri, Bryan Michael Cox
Usher singles chronology
"Yeah!"
(2004)
"Burn"
(2004)
"Lovers & Friends"
(2004)

"Burn" is a song by American singer Usher. It was released from his album Confessions (2004). It was written by Usher and Jermaine Dupri, Bryan-Michael Cox. It was produced by Dupri and Cox. The song talks about a breakup in a relationship. Many music critics believed that it was Usher's "personal struggles". The song won the 2005 Kids Choice Award for Favorite Song.

"Burn" was supposed to be the album's lead single. However, because many critics liked the song "Yeah!", it was released second. It was released in July 2004 as the second single. It reached a lot of music charts worldwide. It reached number one on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. At the time, "Yeah!" was still at number one. "Burn" replaced it. It stayed on the chart for eight weeks.

"Burn" was certified platinum in Australia and gold in New Zealand and the United States. The song was given positive reviews. It won several awards. In 2009, it was named the 21st most successful song of the 2000s. It was included on the Billboard Hot 100 Songs of the Decade.

Charts[change | change source]

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