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Sean Kingston

Miami, Florida (2007 – present)

Kisean Jamal Anderson (born February 3, 1990 in Miami, Florida), better known by his stage name Sean Kingston, is a Jamaican-American reggae fusion singer and rapper. He released his debut single, Beautiful Girls, in May 2007 and it managed to rise to number one on the Billboard Hot 100 and stayed there for three weeks. He released his self-titled debut album in June 2007, and then his sophomore studio album, Tomorrow, was released in September of 2009. He has plans to release his third studio album in 2010. In 2007, Kingston was the opening act for Gwen Stefani’s The Sweet Escape Tour and for select dates on Beyoncé’s The Beyoncé Experience Tour. Kingston also co-wrote Jason Derülo’s number one hit Whatcha Say.

Born on February 3, 1990, Sean Kingston spent his early youth in the Half Way Tree section of his parents’ hometown of Kingston, Jamaica – hence his name, before moving to Ft. Lauderdale, Florida at age six. By 1996, Sean’s love of music led him to a prodigious performance of Whitney Houston’s “I Will Always Love You”, forever changing his path. “My mom heard me, and she started bringing me around to family members. Then, I graduated from singing, and started picking up rapping from listening to Ice Cube and Slick Rick.” The gangster raps of Cube and the storytelling of Rick the Ruler had a profound effect on the boy, who also was exposed to heavy doses of Buju Banton, Dennis Brown, and Rakim from his young parents. Not only did their music affect Sean, but so did their traits.


Kisean Anderson (born February 3, 1990), better known by his stage name Sean Kingston, is a Jamaican-American singer and songwriter whose first album, Sean Kingston, was released in 2007.

Kingston was born on February 3, 1990, in Miami, Florida, and moved to Kingston, Jamaica, when he was six. He attended high school in Ocho Rios. His grandfather was the noted Jamaican reggae producer Lawrence Lindo,[4] who worked under the stage name Jack Ruby. Afterwards, Kingston spent three weeks in jail for burglary, and he lived in a car while his mother was incarcerated for identity theft.


He has always wanted to be a singer/rapper. It was his dream job.
He was originally going to name his debut album Musical Youth.
Sean Kingston's Top 5 Beautiful Girls:
Tyra Banks
Rihanna
Christina Milian
Megan Rocelle
Beyonce
In 2007, he released his self-titled, debut album, Sean Kingston.
A few months after Beautiful Girls was released 2007, a new online video service called Votigo began a cover contest in which fans could submit covers of the song for a chance to get a call from Sean Kingston.
In 2007 he appeared in an episode of Yo Gabba Gabba.
In October 2007 Kingston was the opening act for Gwen Stefani's The Sweet Escape Tour.
His associated acts are Buju Banton, J.R. Rotem, and Paula DeAnda.
His labels are Beluga Heights, Epic, and Koch.
He was featured in Baby Bash's song, What Is It.
Sean Kingston's partner is a man named J.R. Rotem. He met Rotem on Myspace.
Sean Kingston sold 231,500 albums, with his hit song Beautiful Girls in the U.S.
Kingston was featured on Too Young with Lil Fizz.
Sean Kingston bumped into the Mayor of NYC, Michael Bloomberg, at the “New Yorkers for Children” benefit on Tuesday September 18 where he performed to help raise money for educational programs for NYC area foster care kids.
Sean Kingston received an award for Choice Summer Track "Beautiful Girls" in the 2007 Teen Choice Awards.
In the 2007 Teen Choice Awards, Sean Kingston received an award for Choice R&B Track "Beautiful Girls".
Sean Kingston was featured in Love Like This with Natasha Bedingfield.
Kingston was nominated for Best Reggae Artist in the 2007 MOBO Awards.
When Sean was 15, his mother and sister were sent to prison.
Kingston's hit single, Beautiful Girls, is a lyrical association with Ben E. King's 1961 hit, Stand By Me.
Kingston's hit song, "Beautiful Girls" has stayed number one on the Canadian hit list for over six weeks, which is the longest a song has ever stayed number one in 2007.
Many of the lyrics in his song, "Colours" are about his experiences living with his mother and sister in jail.
Kingston prefers writing songs without using curse words.
Famous Jamaican legendary producer, Jack Ruby, is Sean Kingston's grandfather.
Sean Kingston is known for switching between an Urban-American dialect and a Jamaican accent in his music.
In 2007, Sean Kingston released his self titled, debut album, "Sean Kingston."
Kingston was featured in the remix of Fergies' song, Big Girls Don't Cry.
He uses the name Sean Kingston to represent Kingston, the capital of Jamaica.
Kingston writes his own songs.
When Sean was six, he moved to Kingston, Jamaica and was raised there.

 

Adult Hits

Beautiful Girl

Hip Hop/RNB

Letting Go (Dutty Love)

Rock

Beat It (feat. Chris Brown and Wiz Khalifa)

Today's Hits

Eenie Meenie (feat. Justin Bieber)
Fire Burning
Me Love
Take You There
There's Nothin

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