Usher Raymond (C) and his attorneys attends a hearing to discuss child custody with his ex-wife Tameka Foster at Fulton County State Court on August 16, 2012 in Atlanta, Georgia. Usher and Tameka, who officially divorced in 2009, are fighting over custody of their two young sons. The judge heard closing arguments today.
ATLANTA -- According to the Fulton County Superior Court, Grammy Award-winning singer Usher has been granted primary custody of his two children.
After a highly publicized custody battle with his former wife, Tameka Foster Raymond, Usher was granted the role of primary custodial parent on Friday afternoon.
The Fulton County Clerk's Office released a statement Friday concerning the case which read:
Both parties will have joint legal custody. Usher will have primary physical custody.
According to Cherisse Boone, spokesperson for the Fulton County Superior Court, Tameka Foster Raymond will maintain "certain parental rights" -- but will not be the primary custodian.
11Alive News reached out to Usher's attorney John Mayoue and he has not comment at this time.
As of Friday, an appeal on the ruling has not been filed.