10 Most Fascinating Events

From Britney's engagement to Lance Armstrong's record Tour de France win, take a peek at the people who made summer sizzle. By Serena Kappes

MOST SUCCESSFUL CONFESSIONS

Why shouldn't Usher smile? The R&B singer's album Confessions has gone platinum several times over, and his 28-city U.S. tour (launched Aug. 5) is largely sold-out. He scored four honors (including best R&B artist) at the Aug. 11 Teen Choice Awards, and he took home two Moonmen (including the prize for best male video for his hit "Yeah!") at the MTV Video Music Awards on Aug. 29. "I don't believe in good luck, I believe in blessings," says Usher, 25.



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