"Climax" is a song by American recording artist Usher, released on February 22, 2012,on RCA Records. It was released as the lead single for his 2012 studio album Looking 4 Myself. It was written by Usher, Ariel Rechtshaid, Redd Stylez, and Diplo, who also produced the song. Usher and Diplo worked on the song for two months as part of their collaboration for the former's album. The song is a quiet stormslow jam with electronic influences and lyrics about the turning point of a relationship.
As a single, "Climax" has charted at number 17 on the US Billboard Hot 100. It also reached number one on the Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs, becoming his 12th number one single on the chart. It became a top-10 hit in other countries, including Belgium, Scotland, and the United Kingdom. "Climax" was well received by music critics, who commended its musical direction, Usher's singing, and Diplo's production.
Climax - Usher