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Kingston, Jamaica; Jamaican- based, recording artist, Sean Paul, persists as a standard bearer for Jamaican music internationally. 

This week, Sean Paul’s Cheap Thrills collaboration with Australian pop-singer Sia has reached #5 on the Billboard US chart having spent 21 weeks on the chart, thus far. Having peaked at number one and spent two consecutive weeks in the position, the track is now at #2 on the Billboard Canada Hot 100 music chart. 

With his Temperature and Get Busy tracks having topped the Billboard charts in 2006 and 2003, respectively, Sean Paul is no foreigner to the charts and his success continues to reign after almost twenty years in the music industry.

The multi-platinum artiste had singles Temperature and Get Busy topping the Billboard charts in 2006 and 2003, respectively. Sean Paul even made history in the Billboard records in 2014 when the Bailando collaboration with Enrique Iglesias secured the longest run on Billboard’s Hot Latin Songs chart.  

US-based Fader magazine has been celebrating Sean Paul all this week on its online platform www.thefader.com. The award-winning music and lifestyle publication decided to pay “homage to the dancehall star turned global pop icon”.  One issue from the week’s series speaks to Sean Paul’s successes with collaborations and quite befitting as his recent Hair collaboration with all-girl group Little Mix, has also been doing well. Among others, so is the Jay Sean collaboration Make my Love go

The artiste’s Outta Control tour made stops in Austria, Germany, France, Italy, Belgium and the Netherlands with its first leg culminating in Enghien, France.   

Sean Paul’s Tornado, Trumpets, and Wine it, have been receiving positive feedback worldwide in 2016 and his latest LUV remix with Tory Lanez projects good response from his worldwide fan base. 



US-based Fader magazine celebrates Sean Paul all this week on it online platform www.thefader.com. The award-winning music and lifestyle publication will for July 11 to 15, pay “homage to the dancehall star turned global pop icon”.


Fader writer, Anupa Mistry, said the decision to celebrate Sean Paul came at the realisation that a number of the magazine’s staff are huge fans of the Grammy Award winning, multi-platinum reggae artiste. Sean Paul is the first artiste to be given the honour of a themed-week Fader series.


The series will also highlight those impacting his art; like former hairstylist and his dancers, who Mistry said “showed us how to flirt with our waists” in his videos.


Fader magazine is published six times a year and its online editorial attracts more than three million page-views on a monthly basis.


To start the week of Sean Paul, Mistry discusses the deejay’s longevity in the business and his “brilliant resume” distended by worldwide chart-topping collaborations across genres.


Offering insight into the life of the superstar, the Fader endorsed “[People remember Sean Paul’s braids] because, yeah, it was a cultural thing, but I also think braids give you an edge, like tattoos or something,” as they advocated that Sean Paul’s iconic braids were a key part of his identity early-on in his career.


For this work week, Fader promises to have stories never before seen of Sean Paul.


Sia’s Cheap Thrills, which features Sean Paul, continues to perform well on the Billboard Hot 100 music charts in US and Canada, among other charts worldwide. Trumpets and his other singles and collaborations are contributing to the artiste’s continued success on the music charts. The Ride It singer is wrapping his three-week summer 2016 Outta Control Europe Tour, which has been well received on stops including France, Germany, Italy, among others.


The Grammy Award winning Jamaica- based artiste recently signed with legendary recording label Island Records, and persists as a standard bearer for Jamaican music on the international scene.

Kingston, Jamaica;The hangar could barely contain the thousands in attendance, and it certainly could not contain the vibe as Sean Paul closed the sixth staging of the Jamming Festival in Bogota, Colombia on June 5, 2016.

The festival featured an eclectic mix of musicians from all over the world, but reggae comprised a big portion of the presentation. The genre was represented by dancehall group T.O.K., Ivory Coast reggae singer, Alpha Blondy, and US- based reggae/hip-hop duo Born Jamericans.

After hours of music and scintillating performances, the massive crowd in the hanger waited anxiously for the appearance of the Jamaican-born, multi-platinum selling, Grammy-winning dancehall superstar, Sean Paul. And he did not disappoint.

Sean Paul’s band, Badda Banz, unleashed a sonic bomb in the enclosed venue before his super hot dancers, known as Badda Galz, exploded onto the stage. The audiovisual elements flooded the hangar heightening the sensory experience of the patrons. Just when the intense mix of sounds and scenes was at its highest, Sean Paul appeared on an elevated platform centre-stage.

It is clear that the band, the dancers and Sean Paul are in sync. At a fervent pace, the deejay dropped recent hit tracks like Trumpets with Sak Noel & Salvi and Cheap Thrills with Sia.

Foundation fans squealed as Sean spat out Get Busy, Gimmi Di Light and Like Glue . The mainstream hits Temperature and We Be Burnin’ captured the same frenzied response as Give It Up to Me, So Fine, She Doesn’t Mind and Got to Luv U along with countless more during his hour plus long set.

The pace was as unrelenting as the audience. When the confetti exploded, and the lights came up, everyone was all smiles, including Sean Paul, who expressed his delight in having the opportunity to perform for his fans in Colombia.

“I love giving all my energy and feeling the crowd give their energy back,” noted Sean after the show. “It was fun to introduce the audience to new songs, and new dance moves fresh from Jamaica too,” he added.

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.

Sean Paul 2016 Europe Summer Tour
Sean Paul Outta Control Europe Tour
Kingston, Jamaica: European fans of the Grammy Award winning reggae dancehall artiste Sean Paul will have three weeks to see his show this summer. The Outta Control 2016 Summer Europe kicks off in Vienna, Austria on June 26 and culminate in Corsica, France on July 12.

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.

Read more: Sean Paul Returns to Israel


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