Jason Derulo biography

Jason Joel Desrouleaux achieved stardom as an R&B and rap songwriter at a very young age. Born on September 21, 1989, in Miramar, Florida as the son of Haitian parents, Derulo displayed immense talent even as a school student. His first song was written at the age of eight. When he was in his teens, he started performing at art schools in Florida. Today, Jason Derulo is a highly renowned singer, songwriter, and dancer with a global reputation. The prolific music career of Derulo is an inspiration to many budding artists. He started his solo recording career in 2009. More than 30 million singles of this singer have been sold all around the world. He has eleven Platinum singles and won many awards and honors.

Jason Derulo wrote songs for various artists during the early stages of his career. After associating with many artists, Derulo signed a contract with Beluga Heights Records, a famous American record label founded by experienced record producer, J. R. Rotem. Later, when Warner Music Group acquired Beluga Heights, Derulo took up the role of a recording artist. In 2009, he launched his debut single titled Whatcha Say in May 2009. With five million digital downloads, this song became a super hit and received triple-platinum certification from RIAA. This single topped the charts in the USA and New Zealand.

The second single of Derulo, In My Head, was released in 2009. It was also a hit song in many parts of the world. The first studio album, titled Jason Derulo was launched in the next year. In 2011, he came up with his second album, known as Future History. He also launched another single, Don't Wanna Go Home immediately. It was the number one song in the UK. The third album of this artist, Tattoos, was launched in 2013. This album reached number three on the Billboard Hot 100. In 2015, it was repackaged and introduced with the title Talk Dirty in the USA.

In 2015, he launched a single Want to Want Me. The release of his fourth studio album, titled Everything Is 4 was done in the same year. The song Want to Want Me was included in this album. It was in the number five position on the Billboard Hot 100. This single peaked at number one on the UK Singles Chart as well.

The famous single Savage Love was a result of the collaboration with the beat producer Jawsh 685. The release of this song was done in 2020. On TikTok, this song was a super hit. BTS, the famous South Korean boy band, remixed this song. This remix reached the number two position in the US chart. In 2020, Jason Derulo joined hands with New Caledonian beat producer Nuka to release another single, Love Not War (The Tampa Beat).

Jason Derulo – Musical Style and Influences

Jason Derulo is a great exponent of pop music. He also integrates hip-hop and R&B to make his music unique. Michael Jackson was his greatest inspiration. According to Derulo, he was deeply influenced by the musical genius of the great Michael Jackson. Other singers, who made an impact on him, include Justin Timberlake, Elvis Presley, Usher, Prince, and Madonna. The experts like Jason Lipshutz say that Jason Derulo operates in two musical modes. The first one is “positive PG-romance dance-pop personality”. The second mode is “bumping, faux-crass club thumpers". This talented singer blends both these modes perfectly to provide an inimitable listening experience for music lovers.

Jason Derulo – Major Awards and Achievements

Jason Joel Desrouleaux has won numerous awards and honors for his contributions to the music industry. He won 2 Teen Choice Awards for Choice R&B Track and Choice R&B Album in 2010. He received 2 BMI Pop Music Awards for Songwriter of the Year and 50 Most Performed Songs of the Year. This American singer and songwriter also received Teen Choice Awards for the category, Choice Music: Star Male, Los Premios 40 Principales Awards, YouTube Music Awards, LOS40 Music Awards, and CMT Music Awards.

The notable award nominations of Jason Derulo include 7 Teen Choice Awards, 2 MTV Video Music Awards, 2 MTV Europe Music Awards, 1 ARIA Music Awards, 1 American Music Awards, 1 NAACP Image Award, and many more. Overall, Derulo is the recipient of 24 award nominations.

Jason Derulo – Albums and Other Creations

The first album of this seasoned singer and songwriter was released in 2010. The other 3 albums are Future History (2011), Tattoos (2013) / Talk Dirty (2014), and Everything Is 4 (2015). The major tours of Derulo include AOL AIM presents: Jason Derulo (2010–11), Tattoos World Tour (2014), Talk Dirty Tour (2014–15), Everything Is 4 Tour (2016), and 2Sides World Tour (2018–19).

The two compilation albums of Derulo are Reloaded and Platinum Hits. The list of Extended Plays includes Jason Derulo: Special Edition, Tattoos, Talk Dirty, and 2Sides (Side 1). The best singles as a leading artist comprise Whatcha Say, In My Head, Ridin' Solo, What If, Don't Wanna Go Home, Breathing, The Other Side, Talk Dirty, Marry Me, Want to Want Me, Wiggle, Get Ugly, Savage Love (Laxed – Siren Beat), Acapulco, and Take You Dancing. He also acted in many music videos and made guest appearances in other people’s videos.

Derulo has a huge fan following on social media platforms. His TikTok account ranks 14th in terms of the number of followers. He has 49.1 million followers on TikTok, 7.9 million followers on Instagram, 3.7 million followers on Twitter, and 15.7 million subscribers on YouTube. He and singer Jordin Sparks dated for around 3 years before parting their ways. Then, Derulo had a relationship with Jena Frumes. She gave birth to a child on May 8, 2021. This relationship also ended on September 23, 2021.

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