"Sean Kingston" tops 7 million sales

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By: Joseph Cunningham

s_kingston.jpgSean Kingston's debut self-titled album has sold more than seven million copies worldwide.

Five months after its release, the album has accrued more than seven
million sales worldwide from ring tones, ring-backs, singles and albums in physical and digital sales; for songs including his global chart topping single "Beautiful Girl."

"Beautiful Girl" topped charts in 21 countries around the world. His second hit, "Me Love" has been certified gold. His latest top ten hit "Take You There" has also gone gold. That single is currently number ten on the Billboard Hot 100.

In related news, Kingston is now wrapping up a national US tour with Grammy-nominated R&B singer Chris Brown, following a national tour with Gwen Stefani. In March, he will kick off an international tour
performing throughout Europe, Australia and Asia. That tour will run until Spring.

And, he has been nominated in the 'Outstanding New Artiste' category for the 39th NAACP Image Awards that will air live on Thursday, February 14 on FOX.

Kingston recently won the US Teen Choice Award for 'Choice R&B Track' for "Beautiful Girls." Last year he won the UK MOBO Award for 'Best Reggae Act.'