Jason Derulo, the American RnB singer has carved a great name from himself since his debut single ‘Whatcha Say’ in 2009. Having spent the past five years at the top of the charts with such hits as ‘Talk Dirty’ and ‘Ridin Solo’, he has established himself as a talent artist most famous for sampling tracks from previous songs and putting a heavy RnB twist on them. His just released third album Tattoos is rocketing up the charts and providing listeners with a new and fresh twist on the genre.
His most recent single ‘Talk Dirty’ was a massive international success especially in Australia making it to Number one on the ARIA charts. ‘Marry Me’ off Tattoos is his most recent popular hit within the US. The album was released on September 26 this year and debuted at a respectable number. A talented dancer and choreographer, it was thought he would never dance again after he broke one of his vertebrate rehearsing for a previous tour. He currently has his own label ‘Future History’ which he has signed singer Arlene Zelina to.
Derulo was born on September 21st, 1989, he got his start writing songs for such famous acts as Lil Wayne and Pitbull and Cassie. He also won the television competition ‘Showtime at the Apollo’ and was signed to a record deal. He first showcased his voice on the Birdman ‘Bossy’ track which he also wrote. His first single ‘Whatcha Say’ was released in 2009 under the Warner Music Group label. He has released three studio albums since then, all receiving commercial success. He is one of the few artists to regularly crack the number one spot on the ARIA charts in Australia.
His self titled album Jason Derulo was released in 2010 after the success of the two lead singles ‘Whatcha Say’ and ‘In My Head’. The singles reached number 1 and number 5 respectively on the Billboard 100 charts. The album reached number 9. His second studio album Future History was released in September 2011, it did not chart as well as his debut but still had a hit single in ‘Don’t Wanna Go Home’. It was also this year that he supported Lady Gaga on her Monster’s Ball Tour. His most recent album Tattoos was released in September 2013, the debut single ‘The Other Side’ reached 18 on the Billboard 100. The second single ‘Talk Dirty’ was released internationally in July topping the charts in Australia.
Jason Derulo is now taking his new album on the road in both Europe and Australia. The ‘Tattoos World Tour’ will start in Paris, France on February 22 and end in Glasgow in the UK on March 27th. The Australian leg of his tour will reach six cities starting in Melbourne on April 26and ending in Perth on May 10. The European Tour will hit such countries as the UK, France, Germany and Italy. It will hit a total of 23 cities for this leg of the tour.