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Too many Usher songs on Usher's playlist for Macy's 4th of July fireworks show

Usher-centric fireworks playlist stirs up Twitter

Too many Usher songs on Usher's playlist for Macy's 4th of July fireworks show

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Usher poses for a picture during a ceremonial lighting of the Empire State Building in New York, Wednesday, July 3, 2013. Usher scored the music for and helped design elements of the Macy´s Fourth of July fireworks show. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
Usher poses for a picture during a ceremonial lighting of the Empire State Building in New York, Wednesday, July 3, 2013. Usher scored the music for and helped design elements of the Macy's Fourth of July fireworks show. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

There is no love quite like self love.

R&B sensation Usher curated the music playlist for Macy’s 4th of July fireworks show on Thursday night, becoming the first celebrity to be given the honor of contributing to the show's playlist. But it seems as though he didn’t need much help, since four songs on the playlist were his own, much to viewers' dismay.

Twitter users put the former The Voice judge on blast for choosing too many of his own hits for the show, with one user calling the singer “selfish and self centered.”

The singer's own songs on the playlist included "Yeah!," Euphoria," "OMG" and his featured vocals on David Guetta's "Without You."

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Although he also chose songs from Kelly Clarkson, Kanye West and country music star Blake Shelton, viewers still found Usher’s seemingly egocentric playlist quite off-putting.

In an interview with the New York Daily News, Usher explained that his inspiration for the playlist was “to recognize other incredible people and what they’ve done.” But unfortunately people thought he recognized himself a little too much for the playlist.

Check out Usher's full playlist here.

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