Sean Kingston

Sean Kingston

Kisean Anderson (born February 3, 1990), known professionally as Sean Kingston, is a Jamaican-American singer, songwriter, rapper and record producer whose first album, Sean Kingston, was released in 2007.

Kisean Anderson was born on February 3, 1990, in Miami, Florida, and moved to Kingston, Jamaica, when he was six.[2] He attended high school in Ocho Rios.[3] His grandfather was the noted Jamaican reggae producer Lawrence Lindo,[4] who worked under the stage name Jack Ruby. [5][2][6]

In a venture between Epic Records and Koch Records, Kingston recorded and released the single “Beautiful Girls” in May 2007.[8] The song peaked at the top of the Billboard Hot 100. “Beautiful Girls” was a success internationally, topping the charts in Australia, Canada, New Zealand, the Republic of Ireland, Spain and the United Kingdom. In the latter country, the song spent four weeks at the summit of the UK Singles Chart.[9] 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. In 2008, he was one of the opening acts for the Australian leg of Kelly Clarkson‘s My December Tour.[10] Since Sean is a Jamaican singer, he got his stage name from the capital of Jamaica called Kingston.

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