Posts tagged "Jay Sean"

Jay Sean’s “Take That Off” Video Plays Like Bad Sex You’d Rather Never Repeat

Things seemed so promising for Jay Sean, a truly all around nice guy who scored his first American hit back in 2009 with “Down,” a song that climbed all the way to #1. Unfortunately, Cash Money never really seemed to know what to do with the crooning Brit, and his follow-up LP Freeze Time got…

Robbie Daw / January 2, 2014

Whatcha Say: Selena Gomez, Katy Perry & Ariana Grande Got Our Readers Talking

The Pop world is always filled with exciting stories, and this week did not disappoint! Selena Gomez definitely had the best week ever, as the young popstress celebrated her 21st “Birthday” as well as her official debut album Stars Dance being the number one album in the country – crushing Jay Z’s Magna Carta Holy Grail reign. Speaking of Disney starlets, newcomer Zendaya i…

Bianca Gracie / August 2, 2013

Jay Sean’s “Luckiest Man” Video Vignette: Idolator Exclusive

Jay Sean’s new album Neon hits retailers this week, and it’s a cool collection of R&B from the Cash Money crooner, with the Rick Ross-assisted lead single “Mars.” As part of his promotional campaign for the LP, the singer shot “video vignettes” for select songs on the album — and we…

Idolator Staff / July 31, 2013

Jay Sean Gets Intergalactic (And Shirtless) In His Slick “Mars” Video: Watch

Jay Sean is distancing himself from the catchy urban-pop sound of earlier singles like “Down” in favor of more soulful sound on new album Neon. Perhaps the best example of the Brit’s change in direction is the Rick Ross-assisted lead single “Mars” — a smoky declaration of love best played in the early hours of the…

Mike Wass / July 30, 2013

Jay Sean’s ‘Neon’: Album Review

Jay Sean begins Neon feeling uncertain: “Am I chasing the wind? I’ll know at the finish line,” he sings in its airy title track, as if trying to reassure himself. Acoustic strums urge him to proceed, but even when cavernous drums hit and he claims that his risk paid off — “And everything’…

Christina Lee / July 30, 2013

Jay Sean And Pitbull Party Miami-Style In “I’m All Yours” Video

British R&B singer Jay Sean resurfaces in the video for “I’m All Yours”, the lead single off his forthcoming album Worth It All (which was once referred to as Freeze Time). The clip features the Brit enjoying his time on this side of the Atlantic as he drives around Miami in fancy cars and parties all night long…

Becky Bain / May 23, 2012

Mariah Carey And Others React To Whitney Houston’s Death

We are truly shocked and saddened by the untimely death of Whitney Houston, and it looks like we aren’t alone. Many of the pop legend’s collaborators, peers and fans took to Twitter to express their grief upon hearing of the passing of this extraordinary talent. Read their reactions below.

Becky Bain / February 11, 2012

Jay Sean’s “I’m All Yours” Music Video: Go Behind The Scenes (PHOTOS)

Jay Sean was up before dawn yesterday to shoot the music video for “I’m All Yours”, the next single from his secretly renamed upcoming LP by produced by OFM (who you may know from “Down”, “Do You Remember” and “The Formula”). The Young Money crooner’s vid will feature at least five exotic cars (worth almost a…

Erika Brooks Adickman / February 2, 2012

Jay Sean Discusses ‘Freeze Time’ & The End Of The World: Idolator Interview

Earlier this month, Jay Sean wrapped up a US tour with Joe Jonas and JoJo, and we sat down with the “Down” singer just hours before their very last gig together, in New York. “I’m kind of sad about it actually,” the hit-making UK singer/songwriter admitted. “It’s been a really, really fun time.”…

Robbie Daw / October 26, 2011

The Morning Mix: PJ Harvey Wins Mercury Prize

Did You Hear?

:: PJ Harvey has beat out leading contenders Adele and Katy B to win this year’s Mercury Prize, given to the best British album of the year. Harvey — now a second-time winner — was given the prize for her LP Let England Shake. [PopDust]

:: Go behind-the-scene…

Becky Bain / September 7, 2011

Joe Jonas Announces Joint Tour With Jay Sean

Joe Jonas celebrated his 22nd birthday yesterday, and today’s he’s got something else to get excited about: a new tour with Jay Sean! The two crooners are teaming up for a joint tour across North America this Fall. The 19-date trek will start September 6 in Boston and conclude exactly one month later on October…

Becky Bain / August 16, 2011

Weird Al Yankovic Brings The Accordion To Pop Music With “Polka Face”

We wouldn’t exactly call ourselves fans of polka music — that is, not unless Weird Al Yankovic is the one blaring on the accordion. Yankovic’s new parody-filled album Alpocalypse drops June 21, and its another boisterous collection of Top 40 hits re-imagined as polka tunes. Listen to “Polka Face” — inspired, duh, by Lady Gaga’…

Becky Bain / June 15, 2011

Jay Sean Tries To Move On In “Where Do We Go” Music Video

In “Where Do We Go”, Jay Sean has ditched the Auto Tune for a bare-bones ballad, the first look from his Mistress mixtape. Shot in Miami, the vid for this acoustic tune (directed by Derick G) follows the lost and lovelorn British singer as he maneuvers from the studio through the streets of South Beach,…

Erika Brooks Adickman / June 6, 2011

Jay Sean And Lil Wayne Take It To The Club In The “Hit The Lights” Video

The Billie Woodruff-directed video for Jay Sean’s current single “Hit The Lights,” the “2012” singer’s second release off upcoming album Freeze Time, has everything you’d expect: sexy babes, lots of dancing, an appearance from Sean’s Young Money boss Lil Wayne and, of course, plenty of lights. Watch below.

Robbie Daw / March 23, 2011

Nicki Minaj, Drake And More Celebrate At Lil Wayne’s Welcome Home Party (PHOTOS)

Last night, Lil Wayne was living it up down in Miami at his Welcome Home Party thrown by Cash Money Records, just three days after his release from Rikers Island. Weezy made his grand entrance with a lady on each arm (dressed in Marie Antoinette wigs and corsets) and a lit cigar in hand. Of…

Erika Brooks Adickman / November 8, 2010

Jay Sean Aims To Cash In With “Like This, Like That”

When Cash Money mogul Birdman took aim at the pop chart with “Written On Her”, he turned to Jay Sean to provide butter-smooth (and radio-friendly) vocals. Now Birdman is returning the favor, contributing a few verses for Jay’s new single “Like This, Like That”. The British crooner told Rap-Up that he’s planning to showcase hi…

Idolator Staff / October 28, 2010

Ciara Celebrates Her Birthday And Supports ‘Save The Music’ In One Night (PHOTOS)

In one night, Ciara managed to celebrate her 25th birthday at Greenhouse night club and attend the “Ultimate Face-Lift” Lord & Taylor event to benefit VH1’s Save The Music. Donning two completely different curve-hugging dresses for the occasions, the “Gimme Dat” singer looked stunning at both events. Check out the birthday girl’s hectic night and…

Erika Brooks Adickman / October 27, 2010

Jay Sean Covers Nicki Minaj’s “Your Love” — Hey, It’s Not The End Of The World

Given that his ode to doomsday didn’t quite cause the earth-shattering cataclysm he predicted, Jay Sean is following up his “2012 (It Ain’t the End)” collaboration with Nicki Minaj by taking it one step further. This time, he’s covering her hit “Your Love” at BBC Live Lounge, sans Nicki. It’s only fair — he did…

Idolator Staff / October 23, 2010

Whatcha Say: The Good, The Bad And The Cascada In This Week’s Reader Comments

This week Nicki Minaj padded her resume with more tongue-twisting guest verses, Cascada continued to remind us of Lady Gaga, Sky Ferreira unveiled her new single and Lee DeWyze announced his debut album will drop in the Idol-friendly month of November. Head below to see how our readers reacted to all this pop commotion!

Robbie Daw / August 20, 2010

Jay Sean And Nicki Minaj Party Across The Globe In “2012 (It Ain’t The End)”

Last month Jay Sean boasted that his Nicki Minaj collaboration “2012 (It Ain’t The End)” is going to be stuck in everybody’s head for the rest of the summer. And while the song isn’t exactly blowing up iTunes (it’s currently floundering at #55 on the digital store’s chart), the Erik White-directed music video has now…

Robbie Daw / August 16, 2010
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