Christopher Martin and Gentleman have seen significant success in their careers as individual artiste but recently teamed up and merged their solo success and created a number one hit song called To The Top. The video, shot in Marrakech, Morocco saw the two blending their musical styles with the captivating backdrop of the ancient city. And this November Christopher Martin and Gentleman will further emphasize their collaborative genius on stages all over Europe.
Christopher Martin will start his tour of Europe, solo, for five shows beginning on October 30 in Mannheim, Germany. Martin then moves to Cologne, Germany on November 2, Oslo in Norway on November 5, back to Cologne on November 6 and finally in Helsinki, Finland on November 7. The intensity of the tour will increase when Martin joins Gentleman on his Diversity tour from November 18 to December 22. This is the second leg of the tour with the fist leg, a six-week summer tour, being sold. out The upcoming tour will see Christopher Martin and Gentleman taking the stage in 9 countries for 22 shows. The two will perform in Germany, Switzerland, France, Holland, Spain, Luxemburg, Poland, Macedonia, and the Czech Republic.
Gentleman’s latest album Diversity entered the German Album Charts directly in pole position. This year MTV pays tribute to the artist and, for the first time, Gentleman is nominated in the category "Best German Artist" for the MTV European Music Awards in Madrid on November 11, 2010.
Asked how he feels about being part of such a high profile tour, Christopher Martin says he is glad for the chance to show the world his music: “I am really happy for this opportunity, the song I did with Gentleman has really opened many doors for me and this tour will open more doors. I have never been on a tour of this magnitude, I know it will be a challenge but I am ready for it, keeping fit and getting ready to give the European fans my all.”
Christopher Martin, who has notched up numerous hits both in Europe and Jamaica, is now considered one of the new crop of stars who will carry on the legacy of Jamaican music in Europe.