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Sean Paul
Sean Paul at the B-live concert September 2007.
Background information
Birth name Sean Paul Henriques
Born (1973-01-09) January 9, 1973 (age 49)
Origin Kingston, Jamaica
Genres Reggae, dancehall
Occupation(s) Deejay, singer
Instruments Vocals
Years active 1996–present
Labels VP, Atlantic

Sean Paul Ryan Francis Henriques (born 9 January 1973), otherwise known as Sean Paul, is a Jamaican reggae and dancehall musician. Paul played himself in the 1998 movie Belly. In 2000 he released his first album, Stage One. In 2003 Paul had his first number one single. He rapped on Beyoncé Knowles' 2003 number one single "Baby Boy". In 2003 he also rapped on Blue Cantrell's UK number one single "Breathe". In 2006 Paul rapped in Rihanna's single "Break It Off". He rapped on Pitbull's 2011 single "Shake Señora" with T-Pain. Paul's sixth album Full Frequency will be released on February 18, 2014. The first single off the album, "Other Side of Love", was released to iTunes on September 10, 2013. It reached number one in the UK R&B Chart. Full Frequency includes songs with Nicki Minaj, 2 Chainz, Juicy J, and Iggy Azalea.


  • Stage One (2000)
  • Dutty Rock (2002)
  • The Trinity (2005)
  • Imperial Blaze (2009)
  • Tomahawk Technique (2012)
  • Other Side of Love (2014)


  • 2004: Grammy Award - Best Reggae Album (Dutty Rock)
  • 2005: Billboard Music Award - Best selling Reggae Artist of the Year
  • 2005: Billboard Music Award - Top Selling Reggae Album of the Year (The Trinity)
  • 2006: Priya Awards - Best Hardman
  • 2006: American Music Awards- Favorite Pop/Rock Male Artist
  • 2006: Billboard Music Awards - Hot 100 single of the year "Temperature"
  • 2007: Jamaican Awards - Best male reggae singer
  • 2012: MTV Video Music Awards Japan - Best Reggae Video
  • 2012: MOBO Awards - Best Reggae Act
  • 2013: MOBO Awards - Best reggae act

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