Kingston, Jamaica; Jamaican recording artist, Sean Paul, continues to break the charts; topping the Billboard Canadian Hot 100 chart all while securing his ninth overall Top 10 hit on the Billboard Charts with pop single Cheap Thrills for the week of Thursday, July 30, 2016. The popular single was done in collaboration with Australian Pop singer Sia.
Charting at #1 for the second week in a row on the Billboard Canadian Hot 100 chart, Cheap Thrills has gained in performance and has attracted the biggest gain in airplay after being on the chart for 21 weeks.
In the US, the single has made the biggest gain in airplay and greatest gain in performance for this week on the Billboard Hot 100. The hit has secured a spot on the chart for 19 weeks, peaking at the #6 position thus far.
With his singles Temperature and Get Busy topping the Billboard charts in 2006 and 2003, respectively, Sean Paul is no stranger to the charts and after years in the business, his musical success seems to be sticking “Like Glue”. Sean Paul has even made history in the Billboard records as in 2014, his Bailando collaboration with Enrique Iglesias secured the longest run on Billboard’s Hot Latin Songs chart.
With hits dating from the early 2000s to his more recent collaborations and singles such as Hair which he did with girl group Little Mix, Tornado, Trumpets, and Wine it, Sean Paul has been pleasing his fans on his “Outta Control” Europe tour which is now afoot. Dubbed after his single Outta Control, the tour initiated on June 26 in Vienna, Austria and continues up to August with stops in Germany, France, Italy, Belgium and the Netherlands.
Other tour stops for the international music star include Germany, Switzerland, Belgium, and Netherlands. Featuring his full band and guest appearances by Future Fambo, Sean Paul will deliver his usual high-energy, provocative set, which encapsulates hits from 1990 to present. Fans in Italy, however, will have to wait until he returns on August 10 in Catanzaro and August 11 in Gallipoli to see his explosive show, as two previously planned dates have been cancelled. The dates are June 23 in Milan and June 24 in Padova.
“Sean was really looking forward to performing for his Italian fans, but the promoter was not able to fulfil our production requirements,” said Steve Wilson a member of Sean Paul’s management team. “We are asking fans to keep watch for official Sean Paul dates at allseanpaul.com,” Wilson said.
Making International Hits
A savvy collaborator, Sean Paul has been enjoying a raft of chart-riding tracks for the past six months. His first Number One on the Billboard Dance Club Songs chart Cheap Thrills by Sia, also entered the Billboard Hot 100’s top 10 this week. His tracks Hair by Little Mix and Make My Love Go with Jay Sean are numbers 26 and 76 respectively on UK’s Official Singles Chart.
Kingston, Jamaica - Globe-trotting dancehall superstar Sean Paul kicks off his 2016 performances on a high note as he is scheduled to perform in Isreal on Saturday, January 23.
Making his second* trip to the country, the Temperature singer is expected to turn up the heat inside the Yad Eliyahu Stadium in Tel Aviv with chart topping hits such as Get Busy, Other Side of Love, Want Dem All along with some of his recently released tracks to include Never Give Up, Take It Low and Give Thanks for Life. He will be joined by his world renowned band and dancers.
New Hits, YVA Nomination and Full Speed Canada Tour
Kingston, Jamaica - Jamaican dancehall, hip hop and reggae artiste, Sean Paul, is ready to kick off his first tour for 2016 next month. Dubbed the Sean Paul Full Speed Canadian 2016 Tour, he is expected to headline shows on March 12-30.
The tour dates and cities he will perform include: Montreal on March 12; Boisbriand on March 13; Toronto on March 15; Hamilton on March 16; Guelph on March 17, London on March 18; Thunder Bay on March 20; Winnipeg on March 22; Brandon on March 23; Saskatchewan on March 25; Regina on March 26; Calgary on March 27; Edmonton on March 28 and Fort McMurray on March 30.