Dancehall legend, Grammy Award winner and much loved international hit maker Sean Paul will bring his UK tour to the Bonus Arena, Hull this May.
Tickets for the standing/seated show on 28 May go on general sale at 9am on Friday, 15 February.
The upcoming shows come on the heels of a string of much talked about 2018 UK dates, including a show-stopping set to an 80,000-strong audience at Wembley Stadium for Capital’s Summertime Ball.
Sean Paul is undeniably one of the most instantly recognizable and popular voices in music and he has continued his remarkable strike rate over the recent years with a string of hits including Sia (feat. Sean Paul) – ‘Cheap Thrills’: 285 million streams On Spotify + over 1.3m Sales on iTunes, Cheap Thrills – No. 1 on the US Chart and over 14 other countries across the world | No. 2 on the UK Chart (In chart for 23 weeks), Clean Bandit – ‘Rockabye’ (feat. Sean Paul and Anne-Marie) which spent nine consecutive weeks at No. 1 on the UK singles chart and has been streamed 838 million times on Spotify, Jay Sean (feat. Sean Paul) – ‘Make My Love Go’: 91 million streams On Spotify, Little Mix (feat. Sean Paul) – Hair: 84 million streams On Spotify and Matoma & Sean Paul – Paradise: 40 Million Streams on Spotify.
In 2002 ‘Dutty Rock’ (fuelled by the massive hit singles ‘Gimme The Light’ and ‘Get Busy’) went double Platinum in the US and UK with worldwide sales of 3.4 million+ while 2006’s ‘Temperature’ reached x4 Platinum in the US with sales of over 4m.
Over the span of his career, Sean Paul has worked with some of the world’s biggest artists including Beyoncé, Rihanna, Nicki Minaj, Busta Rhymes, Sia, Kelly Rowland, Enrique Iglesias, Dua Lipa, 2Chainz and Damian ‘Junior Gong’ Marley. Aside from being a top-notch performer, Sean Paul is a much sought after music producer and has created music with a number of top Jamaican artistes.
Standing tickets will be priced £38 each plus booking fees, with seated tickets available at £43 each plus booking fees.
Tickets go on general sale at 9am via www.bonusarenahull.com Alternatively call 0844 8440444. Calls cost 7p per minute plus your phone company’s access charge.
Bonus Arena is a state-of-the-art, music and events complex with a capacity of up to 3,500 people that will allow Hull to attract large corporate conferences, exhibitions and trade tours as well as major touring concerts, stand-up comedy, family shows and sporting events. The plans include the building of the new arena, alongside the rebuilding of Osborne Street car park and additional public spaces in a currently derelict area on Myton Street behind Princes Quay shopping centre. The arena is scheduled to open during the summer of 2018. The building is owned by Hull City Council and will be managed by SMG Europe, a world leader in venue management, operation and marketing with more than 220 venues worldwide, including Manchester Arena, Metro Radio Arena Newcastle, First Direct Arena Leeds, The Baths Hall and The Plowright Theatre Scunthorpe.