Welcoming Sean Paul to Sweden, the Jamaican dancehall singer performed during last night’s Idol. Sean Paul is here to promote the latest album Full Frequency, slated for release on Nov. 4. Included, is his latest single ‘Turn It Up.’
Sean Paul – Turn It Up
Sean Paul has collaborated with producers such as Stargate, The Cataracs and Benny Blanco. The first single ‘Other Side of Love’ topped the UK R&B singles chart earlier this fall and was produced by Benny Blanco and The Cataracs.
In an interview with Aftonbladet, Sean Paul hails Miriam as a probable Idol winner. He also commend the Swedish success duo Icona Pop. “They’re really great. I like their song. I love it, my mother loves it and my grandma loves it. I’ve heard my grandma singing ’I don’t care..’,” he says.
Looking back on Sean Paul’s chart career, these are his greatest achievements on the Swedish singles chart to date.
5. Sean Paul – We Be Burnin’ (2005)
‘We Be Burnin’’ was produced by Renaissance Crew Productions and was the first single off Sean Paul’s third installment The Trinity. The track spent 20 weeks on the Swedish singles chart, finally peaking at No.14. It was a UK No.2, eventually peaking at No.6 on the Hot 100.
4. Sean Paul – Like Glue (2003)
Lyrics from ‘Like Glue’ was originally included meant for ‘Gimme the Light,’ but transformed into a new song. T.O.K’s ‘Money 2 Burn’ is used as a sample on the track. The track spent 14 weeks on the singles chart, finally peaking at No.13.
3. Beyoncé feat. Sean Paul – Baby Boy (2003)
‘Baby Boy’ was included on Beyoncé’s album Dangerously in Love. The release succeeded Beyonce’s ‘Fighting Temptation’ and Sean Paul’s ‘Breathe.’ ‘Baby Boy’ was a huge hit across the globe. The track spent 19 weeks on the singles chart, finally peaking at No.5.
2. Simple Plan feat. Sean Paul – Summer Paradise (2012)
The French-Canadian pop punk band Simple Plan originally featured the Somali-Canadian rapper K’Naan on ‘Summer Paradise.’ Upon the worldwide release, guest vocals were provided by Sean Paul instead. The track spent 20 weeks on the singles chart, finally peaking at No.4.
1. Sean Paul – Get Busy (2003)
‘Get Busy’ is included on Sean Paul’s album Dutty Rock and the video was shot in Woodbridge, Ontario. Produced by Steven ‘Lenky’ Marsden, ‘Get Busy’ spent 27 weeks on the singles chart, finally peaking at No.4. A remix of the track was featured in the 2003 film Grind.