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It’s with deep regret that Paperchase Touring announce Jay Sean will be unable to perform in Brisbane on Friday November 19th and in Sydney on Saturday November 20th due to a death in his family. Jay Sean will be joining the Summerbeatz Tour in Perth on November 23rd and Melbourne on November 25th.

Paperchase Touring sends their condolences to Jay Sean and his family during this difficult time.

Paperchase Touring and Entertainment regretfully advise that Soulja Boy will not be appearing on the upcoming Summerbeatz 2010 Tour. Unfortunately and beyond the promoter’s control, the artist has decided to not make the trip to Australia. Paperchase Touring apologise to all the fans for any inconvenience and disappointment this cancellation may have caused.

Alternatively Paperchase Touring is proud to announce that one of the most successful rappers and entertainers of all time, Ja Rule will replace Soulja Boy on the upcoming Summerbeatz tour.

To date, Ja Rule has sold over 35 million albums worldwide and has performed in concerts to adoring fans all over the world for the last decade. He has won MTV Awards, Source Hip-Hop Awards, World Music Awards, BET Awards and been nominated for various Grammys.

Ja Rule’s commercial success reaches far beyond the music studio. He has been a pitchman for Calvin Klein and Coca-Cola, and has appeared in various movies including “Fast And the Furious”, “Scary Movie 3”, “Assault on Precinct 13”, and “The Cookout”. Ja Rule will be performing all his hits including “Livin It Up”, “Always On Time”, “I’m Real”, “Thug Lovin”, “Mesmerize”, “Clap Back”, “Wonderful” and heaps more!

Joining Akon, Ciara, Flo Rida, Jay Sean, Travie McCoy and Stan Walker, Summerbeatz promises to deliver an unforgettable pop music experience!

Global superstar AKON and Urban/Pop Princess CIARA join Flo Rida, Jay Sean, Soulja Boy, Travie McCoy, Stan Walker and DJ Nino Brown for Summerbeatz 2010. With over 4 hours of live music, Summerbeatz will be heating up the stage with some of the world’s most popular chart topping musical talent all on one bill!

With 8 million record sales under his belt and sold out shows across the world, Akon is one of the biggest recording artists today. His recent live performances at Supafest left Australian audiences elated at his high energy show. He has achieved gold and platinum certifications in twenty-three countries with the album KONVICTED and its singles — the No. 1 hits “Don’t Matter,” and Grammy nominee “I Wanna Love You;” along with the No. 2 Grammy-nominated “Smack That” featuring Eminem. His collaboration with David Guetta “Sexy Bitch” was a worldwide smash hit, and his first album was the two-million-selling 2004 release TROUBLE, which included the smashes “Locked Up” and “Lonely.” Akon’s hot new single ANGEL taken from his forthcoming album STADIUM is at radio now. (Akon will not be performing in Melbourne.) Akon is also playing a show in Newcastle with Jay Sean.

Ciara is a global superstar whose infectious tunes have resulted in multi-platinum albums, smash singles and a truckload of awards. Her dazzling dance moves have mesmerized audiences worldwide. Her striking good looks have led to modelling opportunities and her magnetic screen presence has jumpstarted a promising acting career. The Atlanta-based artist exploded on the scene in 2004 with her ubiquitous single “Goodies.” Subsequent singles “1, 2 Step,” “Oh” and “And I” pushed her debut album, also titled Goodies, to triple platinum status. Goodies instantly established Ciara as a musical force with her silky voice, no-nonsense attitude, and fluid dance moves. Ciara’s second album, 2006’s Ciara: The Evolution, was also certified platinum, marked her progression as a songwriter and spawned another round of hit singles: the creative “Like A Boy,” the sensual “Promise” and the ode to hood love “Can’t Leave ‘Em Alone” with 50 Cent. Her third album, 2009’s imaginative Fantasy Ride, included the infectious and platinum single “Love Sex Magic” with Justin Timberlake. Her brand new album “Basic Instinct” is due for a January 14th, 2011 release.

With shows in Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne and Perth, Summerbeatz promises to deliver an unforgettable pop music experience.

Akon will not be performing in Melbourne. Promoter Dwayne Cross released the following statement “It’s with great regret that we announce that Akon will not be performing in Melbourne on the Summerbeatz 2010 Tour. This is due to restrictions put on us by the Melbourne venue Rod Laver Arena. We have toured Akon in Australia many times before and we are extremely disappointed that Melbourne misses out on seeing such an amazing and popular performer, however, this situation is completely out of our hands. We look forward to Akon performing in Sydney, Brisbane and Perth”

Following on from the success of two of the largest urban/pop events ever staged in Australia – Winterbeatz and Supafest, Paperchase Touring and Entertainment in association with Jive are thrilled to announce Summerbeatz 2010 featuring record breaking rapper Flo Rida, worldwide chart topping sensation Jay Sean, Grammy nominated sensation Soulja Boy, Gym Class Heroes charismatic frontman Travie McCoy, plus Australia’s own Stan Walker, and DJ Nino Brown. With over 4 hours of live music Summerbeatz 2010 promises to heat up the stage with a line-up of some of the world’s most popular chart topping musical talent all on one bill. With shows in Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne and Perth, Summerbeatz promises to deliver an unforgettable pop music experience.

Flo Rida’s debut single “Low” smashed records around the world in 2008, and became the most downloaded digital track in history. Beginning his career as a hype man for Fresh Kid Ice of 2 Live Crew, Flo Rida’s hard work and journey to success finally paid off. The rapper followed up the worldwide smash hit with the chart-topping singles “Elevator” , “In the Ayer”, “Right Round” (another record breaker!), and “Sugar”. His latest single “Club Can’t Handle Me” featuring DJ-sensation David Guetta is currently sitting at Number 4 on the Aria Charts.

Jay Sean’s smash hit single “Down” was one of the biggest selling songs of 2009 selling a staggering 3 million copies in the US alone! Becoming the first UK urban artist to top the US Hot 100, Jay Sean again made history with the release of his second single “Do You Remember” which saw him become the first British artist in recent memory to score two simultaneous US Top 10 singles. The first UK artist to be signed by iconic hip hop imprint Cash Money, the savvy hitmaker, by way of London, already had numerous Top 10 hits in the UK before the success of “Down” saw him rapidly ascend into a bonafide mainstream pop/R&B star of truly global proportions. Jay is currently working on his new album slated for a November release. His brand new single “2012 (This Ain’t The End)” features lady of the moment Nicki Minaj and is currently at Australian radio.

Travie McCoy’s smash hit single “Billionaire” is currently sitting at the top of the charts the world over. As the charismatic front-man of Gym Class Heroes, Travie McCoy released his debut solo album “Lazarus” in June 2010. Melding elements of rap, rock, R&B and funk into one cohesive and melodic sound, Gym Class Heroes have diverse appeal based on their impressive music dexterity. With 4 successful albums under their belt as a group, Travie McCoy has stepped into the solo light with his debut single “Billionaire”, peaking at #3 on the Australian Aria chart.

In just under a year, Stan Walker has achieved the near impossible; the nineteen year-old singer has evolved from a mere contender, into one of the most refreshing and shining examples of talent the Australian music industry as to offer. Stan’s undeniable vocal-gift and engaging boy-next-door charm have already resulted in him successfully releasing a couple of top selling singles (the double Platinum “Black Box” and Gold “Unbroken”) and a platinum selling album (“Introducing Stan Walker”). Stan’s success so far was noted around the world, and in no time at all offers to work with him on his new album flooded in from around the globe. Stan handpicked only the most suitable collaborators including Ryan Tedder (Beyonce, Leona Lewis), Stuart Chricton (Kylie Minogue, Sugababes) and Audius (Delta Goodrem, Jessica Mauboy). “From The Inside Out” is out now and debuted at Number 2 on the Aria Chart.