Usher and Jung Kook Unite for Captivating Remix of “Standing Next to You”


In an unexpected but thrilling collaboration, R&B sensation Usher has joined forces with K-pop artist Jung Kook for a remix of the hit song “Standing Next to You.” The remix, enriched by Usher’s harmonious vocals and Johntá Austin’s writing prowess, adds a velvety touch to the synth-funk original.

Usher’s enchanting performance is evident in the second verse as he croons, “The universe approves when you and I dance / So elegant and heaven sent these vibes yeah / It’s way way too early to leave.” The synergy between Usher and Jung Kook creates an energetic yet smooth rendition of the track.

Big Hit Music

The remix, first teased by Jung Kook’s label, Big Hit Music, showcases the artists’ collaboration, seamlessly blending Usher’s R&B expertise with Jung Kook’s K-pop flair. The updated version is described as adding a velvety touch to the original’s energetic vibe.

Usher’s participation in “Standing Next to You” follows his recent collaboration, “Transparency,” with 2 Chainz and Lil Wayne on their joint album, “Welcome 2 Collegrove.” Meanwhile, his single “Good Good” featuring Summer Walker and 21 Savage continues to dominate charts, marking his longest-running No. 1 on Billboard’s Adult R&B Airplay chart since 2010.

Usher Coming Home album cover

Excitement is building for Usher’s upcoming album, Coming Home, set to release on February 11, 2024, via mega/gamma. Coinciding with the album drop, Usher is set to headline Apple Music’s Super Bowl LVIII Halftime Show on the same day, promising a performance like no other.

Before the album release, fans can catch Usher on “The Color Purple” soundtrack, releasing on December 15, where he will join H.E.R. for a breathtaking duet. The “Standing Next to You – Usher Remix” is now available for a captivating listening experience.