CHART-topping Jamaican rapper Sean Paul is coming to Coventry this summer.
The Temperature star is playing at the Ricoh Arena on Sunday, August 19 and will be supported by BBC Radio 1 DJ Charlie Sloth, with two special guest acts to be announced.
Sean Paul shot to fame in the UK in 2003 with a flurry of Top 40 hits such as Gimme The Light and Get Busy.
Her then hit the number one spot with Breathe – a collaboration with Blu Cantrell that stayed at the top of the charts for a month.
Since then his presence within the music industry has grown – amassing 25 Top 40 hits in the UK Official Charts – thanks to his ability to work with international stars such Beyoncé, Rihanna and Nicki Minaj.
More recent hits include No Lie with Dua Lipa and Mad Love with David Guetta and Becky G.
Dan Nelmes from Coventry-based Showtime Live said: “This is a real coup for the Coventry and Warwickshire area, as it is a rare chance to see Sean Paul perform here in the West Midlands.
“He is one of the world’s best-known rappers who can mould his talent to just about any musical genre, which is why he has been able to stand the test of time and appeal to so many people.
“We are still confirming the support acts with two other well-known names set to join Charlie Sloth.”
Early bird tickets go on sale at 10am on Friday, May 18 priced at £27 plus a booking fee, and are available at www.showtimelive.co.uk or www.ricoharena.com
Tier 1 tickets will go on general sale at 10am on Monday, May 21.