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Sean Paul

1973 - Today

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Sean Paul Ryan Francis Henriques (born 9 January 1973) is a Jamaican rapper and singer who is regarded as one of dancehall and reggae's most prolific artists.He released his first album, Stage One in 2000, however it was in 2002 that he gained international fame after releasing album Dutty Rock. Paul's singles "Get Busy" and "Temperature" topped the Billboard Hot 100 chart in the United States and most of his albums have been nominated for a Grammy Award for Best Reggae Album, with Dutty Rock winning the award. Paul has also been featured in many other singles including chart-toppers "Baby Boy" with Beyoncé, "Breathe" with Blu Cantrell, "What About Us" by The Saturdays, "Rockabye" by Clean Bandit (featuring Paul and Anne-Marie), "Cheap Thrills" by Sia and "Fuego" by Major Lazer. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Sean Paul has received more than 7,462,794 page views. His biography is available in 51 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 50 in 2019). Sean Paul is the 952nd most popular musician (down from 937th in 2019), the 19th most popular biography from Jamaica (up from 21st in 2019) and the 5th most popular Jamaican Musician.

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  • 51

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  • 4.48

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  • 4.63

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Among musicians, Sean Paul ranks 952 out of 2,662Before him are Airto Moreira, Eddy Grant, Pitbull, Francis Cabrel, Larry Coryell, and Diana Krall. After him are Barney Kessel, David Paich, Layne Staley, Zakk Wylde, Jóhann Jóhannsson, and Donald "Duck" Dunn.

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Among people born in 1973, Sean Paul ranks 93Before him are Sami Hyypiä, Rose McGowan, Christian Horner, Essam El Hadary, Semmy Schilt, and Ichiro Suzuki. After him are Yorgos Lanthimos, Gabriela Spanic, Verka Serduchka, Björn Kuipers, Nikolaj Lie Kaas, and Asia Carrera.

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In Jamaica

Among people born in Jamaica, Sean Paul ranks 19 out of 168Before him are Violet Brown (1900), Patrick Ewing (1962), Madge Sinclair (1938), Desmond Dekker (1941), Martine Beswick (1941), and Mary Seacole (1805). After him are DJ Kool Herc (1955), Stephen Hopkins (1958), Max Romeo (1944), Bunny Wailer (1947), Merlene Ottey (1960), and Shaggy (1968).

Among MUSICIANS In Jamaica

Among musicians born in Jamaica, Sean Paul ranks 5Before him are Bob Marley (1945), Peter Tosh (1944), Lee "Scratch" Perry (1936), and Desmond Dekker (1941). After him are DJ Kool Herc (1955), Prince Buster (1938), Monty Alexander (1944), King Tubby (1941), Horace Andy (1951), Ziggy Marley (1968), and Damian Marley (1978).

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