American singer,sonwriter and dancer Jason Derulo is this year’s international guest star and he is also set to feature on a special episode themed the global fusion edition.
The 27 year old mega platinum star is said to be jetting into the country this weekend ahead of his week long recording at Coke Studio.
According to reports,Future and Ed Sheeran were being considered for the season but due to other commitments, they couldn't make it.
Derulo's music is generally pop, but also incorporates R&B and hip hop influence. He has predominantly named Michael Jackson as his inspiration, according to his online bio. Derulo states: "He is the reason I am who I am today. When I was four years old, I saw him for the first time. I saw how he moved the crowd and how people were just so touched." His other musical influences include Elvis Presley, Madonna, Prince, Usher and Justin Timberlake.
Currently, Jason's latest music offering Swalla (feat. Nicki Minaj and Ty Dolla $ign) is a favourite of fans after it topped various music charts.
Jason is one of the international acts to be featured in the premiere music show, which also had top acts like Trey Songz, Neyo and Wycleff Jean. Some of the African stars on the show include Avril, Kahligraph Jones, Maphorisa (South Africa), Bruce Melodie (Rwanda), Kill Beatz (Ghana), Slap Dee( Zambia) and Busiswa (South Africa).