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The Game Back On Top But Well Short Of A Million

THE GAME is back at the top of the US album charts but his new release failed to muster the one million-plus sales the rapper was hoping for. His new album DOCTOR'S ADVOCATE debuted at...

Akon Refuses Guest Offers

R+B singer AKON refuses to perform guest appearances for his chart contemporaries, insisting he will only contribute if he produces the track. The LONELY hitmaker duets with EMINEM and SNOOP DOGG on SMACK THAT and...

Akon Only Has Time For His Own Music

R+B singer/producer AKON is so bored of today's music scene he only listens to his own tunes. The Senegal-born star, who has teamed up with EMINEM for smash hit single SMACK THAT, is bored of...

Akon Takes Eminem To Number One

EMINEM is back at top of the UK singles chart after his SMACK THAT collaboration with AKON knocked Irish boyband WESTLIFE off the top spot. The Detroit rapper has been dogged by rumours of retirement...

Timberlake Claims A Third Week At Number One In America

JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE is still all loved up at the top of the US pop charts after claiming a third week at number one with MY LOVE. There's no change among the top three with AKON...

Stefani's Baby Disrupts Recording Sessions

R+B star AKON struggled with recording sessions for GWEN STEFANI's second album, because her baby son KINGSTON constantly cut her vocals short. The LONELY hitmaker is producing tracks for the follow up to LOVE ANGEL...

Timberlake Still On Top With My Love

JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE's 2006 hold on the top of the US pop charts continues - his new single MY LOVE has scored a second week at number one. The track, featuring rapper TI, hit the top...

Eminem Working On New Album

Rap superstar EMINEM has cancelled his retirement plans and is making a new album, according to hip hop pal AKON. The LONELY hitmaker collaborated with Eminem on new single SMACK THAT, and claims the credit...

Dead Body Haunts Akon And Eminem Video

R+B star AKON understands why he felt like someone was watching him from the shadows of his new video shoot for SMACK THAT - the spirit of the murder victim buried beneath his feet was...

Ludacris Fights Off Akon + Timberlake To Make Money Again

LUDACRIS is still making money at the top of the US pop chart after claiming a second week at number one with MONEY MAKER. The rapper fought off challenges from JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE and AKON to...

Akon To Turn His Life Story Into A Movie

R+B star AKON is turning his life story into hard-hitting new biopic ILLEGAL ALIEN, which will shed light on his early upbringing in Africa. The LONELY hitmaker was born and raised in Senegal before his...

Akon Recreates 48 Hours In New Video

R+B sensation AKON is recreating cult movie 48 HOURS in his new video SMACK THAT with EMINEM and actor ERIC ROBERTS. The Senegalese singer takes on EDDIE MURPHY's convict REGGIE HAMMOND from the 1982 film,...

Slip-n-slide Star Arrested Over Shooting

SLIP-N-SLIDE rapper PLIES was arrested in connection with a nightclub shooting in Florida which left five people injured yesterday morning (02JUL06). The hip-hop star was detained, along with three other men, after a dispute broke...

Jay-z And Nas Settle Their Differences

Rappers JAY-Z and NAS have ended their longrunning feud - and they thrilled fans by uniting onstage at a New Jersey concert on Thursday night (27OCT05). As the headliner of local radio station Power...

West Hits Eight, Madonna Makes It 51 + Shakira Breaks Records

Rapper KANYE WEST has notched up an eighth week at the top of the US singles chart as his GOLD DIGGER hit continues to stave off the competition. CHRIS BROWN's RUN IT! holds the...

Mtv Shows Back On After Storm

LATEST: MTV bosses have been given the all-clear to resume pre-show celebrations for Sunday's (28AUG05) Video Music Awards by weather experts in Miami Beach, Florida. Parties and performances planned at the Doubletree Surfrider hotel...

Blunt Matches Dion

Singer/songwriter JAMES BLUNT has topped the UK singles and album charts for the fifth successive week - a feat last made by CELINE DION. Blunt's YOU'RE BEAUTIFUL held off competition from DANIEL POWTER's BAD...

Akon Inspired By Boys Night Out

R+B newcomer AKON felt inspired to write his latest song BELLYDANCER after a raucous night out with his male pals. The LONELY hitmaker, who spent time in prison for car theft charges, couldn't wait...

Lonely Akon Hunts Big-bottomed Babe

R+B star AKON is living up to the title of his hit single LONELY, and is desperately seeking a big-bottomed woman to keep him company. The American singer has a list of specifications his...

Jesse Mccartney Punks Akon

US pop pin-up JESSE McCARTNEY got the opportunity to play a prank on rapper AKON recently, after he was caught out on ASHTON KUTCHER's hit show PUNK'D. During a recent episode of the show,...

Akon Credits Prison Spell With Inspiring Music Career

R+B star AKON credits his spell in prison for car theft with inspiring his burgeoning music career. The LONELY sensation - real name ALIAUNE THIAM - was sentenced to three years in a New...

Bobby And Akon In 'Bling' Battle

R+B stars BOBBY V and AKON are so desperate to outdo each other with their burgeoning bank balances, they've descended into a bitter battle of the "bling". Musical integrity and acclaim is not enough...

Mani Dreams Of Ridding The UK Of Pop Stars

PRIMAL SCREAM bassist GARY 'MANI' MOUNFIELD has demanded the right to kill AKON for not being rock 'n' roll enough. The former STONE ROSES star, who hails his current group as the last true...

Crazy Frog Still Number One

The CRAZY FROG ringtone rendition of AXEL F continues its reign at the top of the UK singles chart for a third successive week - this time holding off a challenge from singing sensation JAMES...

Crazy Frog Remains The Number One UK Single

The CRAZY FROG ringtone rendition of AXEL F continues its reign at the top of the UK singles chart for a third successive week - this time holding off a challenge from rock titans U2....

Frog Stays On Top Of Coldplay

COLDPLAY's bid to take revenge on the CRAZY FROG ringtone in their UK singles chart battle has ended in disappointment. The British rockers comeback single SPEED OF SOUND fell from second to seventh place,...

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