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Quincy Jones Kicked Into Touch

Michael Jackson fired Quincy Jones because he thought the producer was out of touch. The music veteran - who produced the singer's breakthrough 'Off The Wall' album and 'Thriller', the biggest selling album of all...

Akon Hit With Lawsuit Over Belgian Concert

AKON is facing legal action after allegedly failing to perform a concert in Belgium last year (09).Bosses at promotion agency Lofraco Belgium claim the R&B singer was due to play a show in October but...

Top Earner Jay-z

Jay-Z is the highest-earning man in hip-hop. The '99 Problems' rapper - who is married to singer-and-actress Beyonce Knowles - has topped Forbes list of hip-hop 'Cash Kings' for the third year out of four...

Excitable Producer David Guetta

David Guetta has the Black Eyed Peas and Madonna in stitches when they record together, because he gets so over-excited when making tracks. French DJ and producer David is behind some of biggest hits of...

Redone Launches Label

Lady Gaga's co-writer and producer has launched his own record label. RedOne - who has also worked alongside the likes of Michael Jackson, Kylie Minogue and Akon - has joined forces with Universal Music to...

Justin Bieber Pranked Akon

Justin Bieber pretended to be Akon's illegitimate son.The 16-year-old singer prank-called the music star after stealing his number from the phone of his manager Scooter.Scooter recalled: "He was like, 'Daddy, why don't you love me?'...

David Guetta Sets Download Record

David Guetta is the most downloaded dance artist in history. The chart-topping French DJ - who has achieved three number one hits in the UK, collaborating with Kelly Rowland, Akon and the Black Eyed Peas'...

Lady Gaga Reveals New Tune

Lady Gaga has shown her fans a brand new song.The 'Bad Romance' singer uploaded a link to a video which showed her performing previously unheard track 'You and I' at Elton John's White Tie and...

David Guetta And Madonna's Duet Problems

David Guetta and Madonna have recorded a "huge" track together but it may never be released.The DJ worked on a song with the Queen of Pop but it's believed the single will never be aired...

Akon Files Suit Over Konvict Fragrance

R&B singer AKON has filed a lawsuit against his former business partners alleging they used his name for a new perfume without permission.The Grammy-nominee and founder of record label Konvict Muzik was recently in talks...

Aguilera Brushes Off Gaga Copycat Slurs

CHRISTINA AGUILERA has brushed off accusations from AKON that she's copying the look and sound of LADY GAGA - insisting she's not worried about the criticism.The R&B singer, who takes credit for discovering Gaga after...

Lady Gaga Recording On Tourbus

Lady Gaga is recording her new album on her tourbus. The 'Telephone' singer has a mini studio included as part of her convoy - which is presently travelling across the world in her The Monster...

Kelly Rowland's 'Unpleasant' Flight

Kelly Rowland rowed with cabin crew on a "sh**ty" flight into Sydney, Australia yesterday (15.04.10).The former Destiny's Child singer reportedly flew into a rage as she got off her flight from Melbourne and criticised staff...

Akon: 'Aguilera Is Copying Gaga'

AKON is convinced LADY GAGA has scared all her music rivals into copying her sound - insisting CHRISTINA AGUILERA is "trying to do the exact same thing musically".The R&B singer takes the credit for discovering...

Akon To Play Scrapped Sri Lankan Show In The Maldives

AKON has found a new country to host the Sri Lankan concert he was forced to abandon last week (ends26Mar10) following a protest by local Buddhists - he will now play the planned show in...

Most Searched Cheryl Cole

Cheryl Cole is the celebrity most searched for on mobile phones.The Girls Aloud singer has been named as the personality most searched for by people playing on the internet on their telephone handsets, and her...

Lady Gaga To Design Sunglasses?

Lady Gaga is set to create her own range of sunglasses.The 'Telephone' singer - who is famed for her eccentric fashion and is often seen in elaborate eyewear - is reportedly teaming up with Linda...

Tourism Chief Regrets Akon Concert Cancellation

Sri Lanka's tourism minister has expressed his disappointment over the cancellation of AKON's tour of the country following public outrage about a sacrilegious video.The R&B singer was due to perform in Colombo next month (24Apr10)...

Akon Postpones Sri Lanka Trip After Video Fuss

R&B star AKON has scrapped plans to play in Sri Lanka after government officials denied him a visa following public outrage over a sacrilegious video.The singer was set to perform in Colombo next month (Apr10)...

Akon Apologises For Video Controversy In Sri Lanka

AKON has apologised for using a Buddha statue in the video for SEXY CHICK after it sparked protests in Sri Lanka - but insists he was unaware the spiritual monument was featured in the promo.Locals...

Akon Banned From Sri Lanka

Akon has been banned from playing in Sri Lanka. The R'n'B singer has been denied a visa to perform in the country on April 24 after protests erupted over a music video deemed offensive to...

Akon Denied Visa For Sri Lanka Concert

AKON's upcoming concert in Sri Lanka has been thrown into jeopardy after government officials denied the R&B singer a visa to enter the country.The Smack That hitmaker has come under fire from locals in the...

Akon's Buddha Desecration Sparks Riot In Sri Lanka

Four people have been injured at a Sri Lankan broadcaster's headquarters after Buddhist protesters campaigning against an upcoming AKON concert hurled rocks at the building.Promoters of the R&B singer's April (10) concert in the capital...

Akon To Record Hindi Bollywood Track

R&B star AKON is following in the footsteps of SNOOP DOGG - he's recording a track for a Bollywood film.Rapper Snoop, real name Calvin Broadus, recorded a song for Indian film Singh is Kinng in...

Akon Quits New Radio Job

R&B star AKON has quit his London radio show after just one broadcast.The Smack That hitmaker recently signed up to host a two-hour programme every Saturday night on Capital FM. His radio debut aired on...

Akon: 'Lady Gaga Retired Me'

AKON is considering an early retirement thanks to LADY GAGA - because signing the pop sensation to his record label has set him up financially for life.Akon signed the Poker Face hitmaker to his KonLive...

Akon Lands Radio Job

R&B star AKON is set to take over the airwaves in London - he's landed a job presenting a weekly radio show in the British capital.The Smack That hitmaker has signed up to host a...

Akon's Artistic Video

Akon thinks his latest video for 'Oh, Africa' is a work of art. The 'Smack That' singer, who worked with 'Knock You Down' hitmaker Keri Hilson on the track, admitted that the new song looks...

Akon's Quick Track

Akon wrote and recorded the single 'Sexy Chick' with David Guetta in one night. The track - a collaboration between the US rapper and the European DJ, also released as an explicit version called 'Crazy...

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