Jason Joel Desrouleaux, better known by his stage name Jason Derulo, is an American singer, songwriter and dancer. Since the start of his career as a solo recording artist in 2009, Derulo has sold over 50 million singles and has achieved 10 career platinum singles.
After producing records for several artists and writing songs for Cash Money Records co-founder Birdman, he signed to minor recording label Beluga Heights. After Beluga Heights became part of the Warner Music Group, Derulo released his debut single "Whatcha Say" in May 2009. It sold over five million digital downloads, gaining an RIAA certification of triple platinum, and reaching number 1 in the U.S. and New Zealand. His debut album, Jason Derulo, was released on March 2, 2010. His second studio album, Future History, was released on September 16, 2011 and Derulo's third U.S album Talk Dirty was released on April 15, 2014.