Jason Desrouleaux (born September 21, 1989 in Miami, Florida), better known as Jason Derülo, is a Haitian American singer-songwriter, dancer, choreographer, producer and actor signed to JR Rotem's label Beluga Heights. He has been writing hit singles for acts such as Lil Wayne, Pleasure P, Pitbull, Stat Quo, Iyaz and Birdman since 2007, and released his eponymous self-titled debut album in March 2010. His debut single from the album, Whatcha Say, was released to radio in June 2009, it sampled the Imogen Heap song Hide and Seek and became a huge digital hit, selling over 2 million records, gaining an RIAA certification of 2x platinum, and reaching #1 in the US and several other countries. He released the second single from his album, "In My Head", on December 8, 2009. It debuted at #63 on the Billboard Hot 100, and has since reached #9. He is currently promoting his album by appearing as one of the opening acts for Lady Gaga's The Monster Ball Tour.
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Jason Joel Desrouleaux (born September 21, 1989), better known by his stage name Jason Derülo, is an American singer-songwriter, actor and dancer. After producing records for several artists and writing songs for Cash Money Records, co-founder of the label Birdman, Young Money Entertainment owner Lil Wayne and rapper Diddy, Derülo signed to minor recording label Beluga Heights. After Beluga Heights became part of the Warner Music Group, Derülo released his debut single, "Whatcha Say" in May 2009, which sold over five million digital downloads, gaining an RIAA certification of double platinum, and reaching number 1 in the U.S. and New Zealand. Derülo released his second single, "In My Head", in December 2009. His debut album, Jason Derülo, was released on March 2, 2010. He released his second studio album, Future History on September 16, 2011.