Music Article

The Pie Chart

What are the factors that make Usher hot? EW breaks it down to his breakups, ''Confessions,'' six-pack abs, and more

32% BAD BREAKUP = NO. 1 HIT ''BURN''

16% SIX-PACK ABS!

7% DANCING WITH BEYONCE

22% LUDACRIS AND LIL JOHN SAY ''YEAH!''

12% 10,000 PAIRS OF SHOES

11% RISQUE CONFESSIONS

Originally posted Jun 04, 2004 Published in issue #768 Jun 04, 2004 Order article reprints