Sean Kingston Biography
Sean Kingston, real name Kisean Anderson, is a reggae singer and rapper from Jamaica, United States. Sean Kingston came on this earth on February 3, 1990, in Miami, Florida. Sean Kingston family shifted to Kingston, Jamaica, in Sean Kingston early childhood. Sean Kingston changed his name from Kisean Anderson to Sean Kingston to pay his tribute to his city.
Sean Kingston Career in Music
Sean Kingston released his first single album, named Beautiful Girls, in the year 2007. The album was released under the collaboration of two companies, Epic Records and Koch Records respectively. The song in the album was inspired by a hit song ‘Stand by Me’ sung by Ben E. King in 1961. The song was a chart buster on the US Billboard Hot 100 and had maintained number one position for three weeks continuously. It was the chartbuster on UK Singles chart also.
Another song, Me Love, had been taken from the loose derivative work of Led Zeppelin’s "D'yer Mak'er", released in the year 1973. ‘Me Love’ was the huge hit in Australia and had replaced the number one position of Fergie from the Singles chart. Fergie lost number one position after retaining it for nine weeks continuously.
With this, the song was quiet popular on the Canadian Hot 100 as it retained the number one position their for six weeks continuosly. On the other hand, ‘Beautiful Girls’ was the number one position holder song for longest period than any other song released in the year 2007 on the Canadian Charts.
Sean Kingston Concerts and Opening Acts
- Sean Kingston did the opening act for Gwen Stefani’s The Sweet Escape Tour in the year 2007.
- Sean Kingston was also part of The Beyonce Experience tour in the year 2007. Sean Kingston did the opening act for some selected dates in the tour.
- With this, Sean Kingston took part in one episode of Yo Gabba Gabba in the year 2007.
- Recently, Sean Kingston did a concert in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, on Febraury 6, 2009. And, Sean Kingston is doing a supporting act in ULUVUS at Lao ITECC, Vientiane, Lao PDR on February 8, 2009.
Sean Kingston Discography
Sean Kingston Albums
A list of the albums released in the succesful career of Sean Kingston is given below:
- Sean Kingston was released in the year 2007.
- Latest one,Tomorrow, was released in the year 2009.
Sean Kingston Solo singles
In his successful musical career, Sean Kingston offered many solo singles to his audience. A list of those single songs is given in accordance to the releasing year:
- Chart Busters ‘ Beautiful Girls’, ‘Me Love’, and ‘Take You There’ from the album Sean Kingston were released in the year 2007.
- A remix song ‘There’s Nothin’ that featured The D.E.Y and Juelz Santana was released in the year 2008.
- A song ‘War’ from the album ‘Tomorrow’ was the last one from the singer’s side. The song was released in the year 2009 only.
Sean Kingston Featured Singles
With this, Sean Kingston did some featuring songs in the albums of some popular singers. A list elaborating the details of those songs is given below:
- In the year 2007, a song ‘ Love Like This’ from the album, Pocketful of Shine, by Bedingfield featured Sean Kingston
- Same year, song like‘What is it’ from the album ‘Cyclone’ also featured Sean Kingston.
- In 2008, Sean Kingston did his supportive act in the song ‘Yamaha Mama’ from the album iSouljaBoyTellEm and That’s Gangta’ from the album ‘II Thrill’
Sean Kingston Guest Appearances
Sean Kingston also made some guest appearances like:
Sean Kingston made guest appearances in the songs ‘Too Young’ from the album ‘Payday’, ‘Shorty got Back’ , ‘Ridin Slow’, and ‘Doin' Dat’. The songs were sung by various artists in the years 2007.
- In year 2008, he did some short acts in the songs like ‘On the Corner’, ‘Off the Matter’, and ‘Still in Love’.
Sean Kingston Awards and Nominations
- Sean Kinston got MOBO Award for the Best Reggae Acts in the year 2007.
- Same year, Sean Kingston got Teen Choice Award for Best Choice R&B Track ‘Beautiful Girls’ and was nominated in Choice Summer Track for the same song ‘Beautiful Girls’.
- Last, Sean Kingston was nominated for the Image Award in the category of ‘Outstanding New Artist’ in the year 2008.