This week saw Jason Derulo’s current single ‘Trumpets’ pass 200,000 UK sales as it continues to command a Top 5 chart position after first hitting the charts eight weeks ago. Together with the phenomenal sales of his recent singles ‘Talk Dirty’ (#1 with 480,000sales to date) and ‘The Other Side’ (#2, 380,000 sales), it means that the sales of tracks taken from his current album ‘Tattoos’ have now exceeded a million.
Jason Derulo has become a major chart sensation since he first burst onto the scene in 2009 with his debut track ‘Whatcha Say’. After three chart-topping singles (‘In My Head’, ‘Don’t Wanna Go Home’ and ‘Talk Dirty’) and a further five Top 5 hits, he has now sold over 3.5 million singles in the UK alone. His continuing success on these shores is also demonstrated by his Top 10 airplay hits, three Top 10 albums which are approaching sales of 500,000 and 1.4 million unique UK fans across Twitter and Facebook.
His superstar status is also soaring internationally too. His recent singles have hit the upper reaches of the charts across Europe, at home in the States, as well as Canada, Australia and New Zealand with worldwide sales now standing at 26 million singles and1.2 million albums. His YouTube channel has been viewed 700 million times, while his combined Facebook and Twitter following now exceeds an audience of 15 million people.
The coming months are sure to see Jason capitalise on his current popularity. In March, he’ll embark upon his first full UK tour in three years which includes a London date at the Hammersmith Apollo. To coincide he’ll also release the single ‘Stupid Love’ onMarch 24th.
Jason Derulo’s upcoming UK tour dates are part of a five-week European tour. He’ll play the following shows:
19th – Cardiff, Motorpoint Arena
20th – Manchester, O2 Apollo
22nd – Birmingham, NIA
24th – London, Hammersmith Apollo
25th – Newcastle, O2 Academy (ADDED DATE)
27th – Leeds, O2 Academy
28th – Bournemouth, BIC
30th – Dublin, O2 Arena
31st – Glasgow, O2 Academy
Any remaining tickets are available now, priced at £38.50 and £28.50.