Sean Paul is set to receive a national honor in the coming weeks.
The Grammy Award-winning entertainer, whose given name is Sean Paul Francis Henriques, will be receiving the Order of Distinction in the rank of commander
(CD) for contribution to the global popularity and promotion of reggae music on October 21 at King’s House.
The 46-year-old singles “Get Busy” and “Temperature” topped the charts in the United States, and most of his albums have been nominated for the Grammy’s Best Reggae Album, with Dutty Rock winning the award.
Sean Paul has also been featured in many other singles including chart-toppers “Baby Boy” by Beyoncé,
What About Us by The Saturdays, and Rockabye by Clean Bandit.
Sean Paul has won many awards throughout his career however the entertainer said he is humbled by the Order of Distinction in the rank of commander.
“It was a surreal moment. Each year I would hear names and watch on TV as people received their awards and
I’ve always followed my heart and tried not to allow my actions to impact people in a negative way. I’ve made sure I followed a more positive path.
I have concentrated on those positive things and that has helped me to forward to this
point,” he told The Jamaica Observer.