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Shaggy part of summer parties in US

Published:Tuesday | June 2, 2015 | 6:00 AM

Shaggy has been part of the summer kick-off party events in the United States, along with Nicki Minaj, Chris Brown, Kelly Clarkson, Pitbull, and Jason Derulo.

Over the weekend, he headlined two major concerts. On Saturday, he was in Las Vegas, Nevada, at the iHeart Radio Pool Party held at Caesars Palace. Hosted by Nick Jonas, the concert, which was streamed live, also featured Chris Brown, Nicki Minaj, Kelly Clarkson, and David Guetta on an outdoor stage. Shaggy served the crowd with numerous hits, opening with Boombastic and including It Wasn't Me, Angel (with Rayvon), and recent hit song I Need Your Love.

He then went on to New York for the KTU Phoria concert held by KTU 103.5 FM at Nikon Jones Beach Theatre, Long Island, where he performed with Pitbull, Kelly Clarkson, and Jason Derulo.

Supported by his DJ Kue and Rayvon, Shaggy included I Need Your Love in his set.

Shaggy recently returned from an Australian tour and has a packed summer schedule. His next concert will be on June 6 at Xfinity Centre in Mansfield, Massachusetts, where he headlines JAM'N 94.5 Summer Jam with Trey Songz, Natalie LaRose, Fetty Wap, and Jordin Sparks. Immediately following Summer Jam, Shaggy is off to Colombia for another performance and also to continue the promotion for I Need Your Love, currently at 73 on Billboard Top 100.