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Sean Kingston settles with woman who accused him of rape

SEATTLE, Aug. 31 (UPI) -- Rapper Sean Kingston settled with a woman who accused him, his bodyguard and a member of his band of raping her in a Seattle hotel room, TMZ reported.
Sean Kingston denies he took part in alleged 2010 Seattle rape

Sean Kingston denies he took part in alleged 2010 Seattle rape

SEATTLE, Aug. 30 (UPI) -- Rapper Sean Kingston denied allegations he, his bodyguard and a member of his band raped a young woman in a Seattle hotel room in 2010, court records show.
Gomez, Hudson to be presenters at the AMAs

Gomez, Hudson to be presenters at the AMAs

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 18 (UPI) -- Selena Gomez, Alanis Morissette, Benjamin Bratt, Cheryl Hines and Jennifer Hudson are to be presenters at the American Music Awards, producers said Friday.
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Will.i.am, Hudson to mentor kids on show

Will.i.am, Hudson to mentor kids on show

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 14 (UPI) -- Recording stars Will.i.am and Jennifer Hudson will serve as mentors on the new U.S. music reality series "Majors & Minors," Hub TV Network said Wednesday.
Hip-hopper Sean Kingston healing at home

Hip-hopper Sean Kingston healing at home

MIAMI, July 2 (UPI) -- Friends say rapper Sean Kingston is home from the hospital and looking ahead to returning to the studio once he is fully recovered from a jet ski accident.
Sean Kingston on the mend

Sean Kingston on the mend

MIAMI, June 3 (UPI) -- Sean Kingston remains hospitalized in Miami after a jet ski crash, but he is showing signs of improvement, sources close to the singer told TMZ.
Singer Kingston critical but stable

Singer Kingston critical but stable

MIAMI, May 31 (UPI) -- Hip-hop artist Sean Kingston was critical but stable at a Miami hospital Tuesday after crashing his personal watercraft into a bridge, his publicist said.

Sean Kingston hurt in Miami water accident

MIAMI, May 30 (UPI) -- "Beautiful Girls" singer Sean Kingston was critically injured when his personal watercraft crashed into the Palm Island Bridge near Miami, officials said.
Bieber announces N. American tour dates

Bieber announces N. American tour dates

NEW YORK, March 16 (UPI) -- Canadian-born singing sensation Justin Bieber has announced dates for his first headlining North American concert tour.
'Feeling' still No. 1 on U.S. record chart

'Feeling' still No. 1 on U.S. record chart

LOS ANGELES, July 30 (UPI) -- The Black Eyed Peas's "I Gotta Feeling" is No. 1 on the U.S. album chart for a fifth consecutive week, Billboard.com reported Thursday.
'Feeling' No. 1 on the U.S. record chart

'Feeling' No. 1 on the U.S. record chart

LOS ANGELES, July 23 (UPI) -- The Black Eyed Peas's "I Gotta Feeling" is No. 1 on the U.S. record chart, Billboard.com reported Thursday.
'Feeling' is No. 1 on U.S. record chart

'Feeling' is No. 1 on U.S. record chart

LOS ANGELES, July 16 (UPI) -- The Black Eyed Peas's "I Gotta Feeling" is No. 1 on the U.S. record chart this week, Billboard.com reported Thursday.
'Feeling' is No. 1 on U.S. record chart

'Feeling' is No. 1 on U.S. record chart

LOS ANGELES, July 9 (UPI) -- The Black Eyed Peas's "I Gotta Feeling" is No. 1 on the U.S. record chart, Billboard.com reported Thursday.
'Pow' stays No. 1 on U.S. record chart

'Pow' stays No. 1 on U.S. record chart

LOS ANGELES, June 25 (UPI) -- The Black Eyed Peas's "Boom Boom Pow" and "I Gotta Feeling" topped the U.S. record chart for a second week, Billboard.com said Thursday.
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Sean Kingston performs in concert during the Y100 Jingle Ball Show at the Bank Atlantic Center in Sunrise, Florida on December 15, 2007. (UPI Photo/Michael Bush)
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Sean Kingston (born Kisean Anderson; February 3, 1990) is a Jamaican-American singer. He pursued a music career and debuted in 2007 with the album Sean Kingston.

Kingston was born on February 3, 1990, in Miami, Florida and moved to Kingston, Jamaica when he was six. He attended high school in Ocho Rios. His grandfather by marriage was the noted Jamaican reggae producer Lawrence Lindo, who worked under the stage name Jack Ruby. At age 11, Kingston spent 21 days in jail for breaking and entering, and Kingston lived in a car while his mother was incarcerated for identity theft.

Sean Kingston was discovered through MySpace by Tommy Rotem at Beluga Heights, and signed to the label in a partnership deal with Sony. Beluga is a label notable for its focus on discovering and developing artists. In an interview with HitQuarters label head and producer J.R. Rotem described this process with regards to Kingston:

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