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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,...

Coldplay Beaten By Ringtone

COLDPLAY's eagerly-awaited comeback single has been beaten to the top of the UK singles charts by a ringtone, which has made history by becoming the first tune used on mobile phones to cross to the...

Oasis Land Seventh Number 1

English rockers OASIS are celebrating after they claimed their seventh UK number one with their latest single LYLA. The first track from their forthcoming album DON'T BELIEVE THE TRUTH, which hits stores next week...

Akon Sold Stolen Cars To The Rich And Famous

R+B star AKON has accused a stream of celebrities and sports stars of buying the luxury stolen cars he used to sell illegally. Although the LONELY sensation is refusing to unveil the guilty parties,...

Akon: 'Music Industry Is All About Hustling'

R+B singer AKON has compared working in the music industry to his former life of crime. The LONELY star was jailed for three years in the late 1990s for his part in an American...

Akon Sits Atop The UK Singles Chart For A Second Week

R+B singer AKON has notched up a second week at the top of the British singles chart with his smash hit LONELY. The US rapper fought off competition from GORILLAZ track FEEL GOOD INC,...

Akon And Schaffrath Deny Romance

R+B singer AKON and German porn star MICHAELA SCHAFFRATH used a live radio interview in Germany to blast reports they are dating. The LONELY hitmaker and the adult actress - better known as GINA...

Akon Slams 'Hardcore' Rappers

R+B star AKON has criticised successful rappers for promoting violence instead of encouraging their fans to take a more positive outlook on life. The singer, who currently tops the UK singles and album chart,...

Akon Scores Double Chart Triumph

R+B singer AKON has ended crooner TONY CHRISTIE's seven-week reign atop the British singles chart. And the American star, whose new entry LONELY was unveiled as the country's biggest selling song of the week...

Hilton Arrives Late For Hosting Duties

PARIS HILTON left producers concerned when she arrived an hour late for her presenting duties in on a live TV show last night (24APR05). The hotel heiress was booked in for a brief spot...

Christe Still Number One

Veteran crooner TONY CHRISTIE has maintained his iron grip on the UK singles chart for a sixth consecutive week - holding off ELVIS PRESLEY, Bodyrockers and NINE INCH NAILS. The re-issue of 1971 classic...

Tony Christie Tops Historic UK Singles Chart

Veteran crooner TONY CHRISTIE has made British chart history - his track with comedian PETER KAY, (IS THIS THE WAY TO) AMARILLO, has topped the first chart to include internet downloads. Aside from being...

Vinton Returns To The Top Of The Charts

Rock 'n' roller BOBBY VINTON is back in America's top 10 for the first time in more than 30 years. The BLUE VELVET singer's 1964 hit MR LONELY has been sampled and speeded up...

Nelly And Mcgraw Top UK Charts

Country and western singer TIM McGRAW made his first ever entry into the UK chart with his crossover duet with NELLY. The American singer is a massive star in his native America, but had...

Akon's Post-prison Release Strip Club Visit

R+B star AKON celebrated his release from prison in the late 1990s by watching a bevy of beauties disrobe at a strip club. The singer - who's amassed a strong US fanbase following the...

C-murder To Release New Album From Behind Bars

Rapper C-MURDER has announced plans to release a new album - despite being locked away behind bars. C-MURDER, brother of hip-hop mogul MASTER P, will release THE TRUEST S**T I EVER SAID on 22...

Akon's Manager Gunned Down

The road manager for R+B singer AKON has been shot to death outside a New Jersey bar. ROBERT 'SCREW' MONTANEZ was killed on Wednesday (15DEC04), after preventing a man from robbing CAPONE-N-NOREAGA rapper CAPONE...

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