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Akon Court Appearance Postponed

AKON's court appearance in relation to a 'fan-tossing' incident in New York last year (07) has been postponed until later this month (Dec08). The Smack That hitmaker has pleaded not guilty to one misdemeanour count...

Take That Have Greatest Day With Number One Single

Greatest Day, the new single by Take That, has debuted at the top of the UK singles chart.The reunited boyband claimed their 11th number one single to knock Beyonce off the top spot.The quartet's new...

By on 30 November 2008

Akon's Election Vow

R+B star AKON has become the latest celebrity to threaten to quit the U.S. if Democrat BARACK OBAMA fails to win the presidential election. Americans go to the polls on Tuesday (04Nov08) to decided whether...

Nelly Forms Rap Supergroup

NELLY has teamed up with AKON, T-PAIN and PHARRELL WILLIAMS to form a rap supergroup. The Hot In Herre hitmaker, who was previously rumoured to be working with T.I., revealed his plans to join forces...

Akon Is Dizzee With Admiration For U.k. Rapper

R+B star AKON is desperate to work with British rap sensation DIZZEE RASCAL - because he is sure the star will be a huge hit in the U.S. Akon is a huge fan of the...

Akon Signs Sway To Label

R+B star AKON has signed British hip-hop artist SWAY to his record label. Akon was so impressed by the star's material he has signed him to his Kon Live label. Sway - real name Derek...

British Hip-hop Star Sway Signed By Akon

UK hip-hop star Sway has become the first European artist to be signed by Grammy-nominated R 'n' B artist Akon.Mobo-winner Sway has joined Akon's Kon Live and Konvict Muzik roster and will now receive US...

By on 25 September 2008

Young Jeezy Takes Us Top Spot As Ti Holds On

Young Jeezy has claimed his second US number one album while TI has retained the top spot in the Billboard Hot 100 singles chart.The Recession, Young Jeezy's new album, debuted at the top of the...

By on 11 September 2008

New Akon Footage 'Proves He Didn't Hit Fans'

LATEST: R+B star AKON has hit back at claims he assaulted two female fans at a concert last month (30Aug08) and released video footage of the event to prove he is innocent. Edited footage of...

Akon Caught 'Fan-throwing' Again

R+B singer AKON has been caught on camera pushing two female fans into the audience at a recent gig just days before hearing he could stand trial for a similar incident last year (07). The...

Akon To Stand Trial In December Over Endangerment Charges

LATEST: R+B singer AKON is to stand trial over charges relating to a 2007 "fan-throwing" incident. The Smack That hitmaker has been charged with one misdemeanour count of endangering the welfare of a minor and...

First Billboard No 1 For Ti Is Record Breaker

Rapper TI has made history as he scored his first Billboard Hot 100 number one for Whatever You Like.The 27-year-old's single, which was downloaded 205,000 times, jumped 70 places to hit top spot after three...

By on 28 August 2008

Akon Fan-throwing Case Postponed

LATEST: AKON's court date to face misdemeanour endangerment and harassment charges in relation to a "fan-throwing" incident has been postponed until next month (Sep08). The Smack That hitmaker was performing in Fishkill, New York, in...

Katy Perry Continues Reign At Top Of Us Charts

Katy Perry's I Kissed A Girl has celebrated a seventh week at the top of the US singles chart.The 23-year-old, who is expected to achieve her first UK number one single this weekend, has held...

By on 07 August 2008

Akon Shocked By Jackson's Pyjama Outing

R+B star AKON was shocked when he went to see a film with MICHAEL JACKSON - because the pop legend insisted on wearing his pyjamas to the movie theatre. Akon - who recently collaborated with...

Katy Perry Kisses Remain At Top Of Us Charts

Katy Perry's I Kissed A Girl has remained the number one single in the US for the sixth week in a row.The controversial single held off the challenge of Rihanna's Take A Bow to keep...

By on 01 August 2008

Akon: 'Houston's New Song Not About Exes'

AKON has denied WHITNEY HOUSTON's new track LIKE I NEVER LEFT is about the singer's former lovers. The R+B star teamed up with the pop legend to record the song for Houston's forthcoming new album....

Akon Signs Jackson?

R+B singer AKON is set to oversee MICHAEL JACKSON's comeback album, after hinting he has signed the King Of Pop to his own record label. Jackson enlisted the talents of the Smack That hitmaker to...

Akon Eyed Retirement After Jackson Duet

R+B star AKON considered retiring from the music business after recording a duet with MICHAEL JACKSON - because he had fulfilled one of his lifelong ambitions. The Smack That hitmaker teamed up with the pop...

Akon's Trial Delayed

LATEST: R+B star AKON's court hearing for alleged misdemeanour endangerment and harassment charges has been delayed. The Smack That hitmaker pleaded not guilty to charges of endangering the welfare of a minor and second-degree harassment...

Collins To Collaborate With Akon + Pharrell Williams

Legendary singer PHIL COLLINS is considering giving his music a modern twist by collaborating with hip-hop stars AKON and PHARRELL WILLIAMS. The musician admits he is "flattered" to hear the duo is keen to work...

Akon Happy To Leave Fans Guessing Over Convict Past

LATEST: R+B singer AKON is refusing to confirm or deny reports alleging he lied about his past as a convict, because he is convinced the claims have had a "positive" affect on his career. The...

Akon Plans Country Music Career

AKON is set to go country using a pseudonym, so no one knows it's him behind the heartbreak songs. The R+B sensation has been trying to keep his country music plans under wraps, but word...

Akon Lies About Prison Record

Rapper AKON lied to fans about serving time in prison, newly-released documents reveal. The Senegalese star, real name Aliuane Badara Thiam, claimed he was the "ringleader of a notorious car theft operation" and served a...

Akon Scours Europe And Africa For New Artists

R+B singer AKON is looking to Europe and Africa in a bid to find the next "mega superstar". The Locked Up hitmaker has expanded his record label Konvict Muzik Company with the launch of a...

Akon's Secret Country Record

R+B star AKON has recorded a "secret" country and western record and released it under an alias in a bid to be the first successful black artist in the genre. The Lonely singer is a...

Akon To Write A Book

R+B star AKON is adding author to his resume after signing a deal with rapper-turned-publisher C-MURDER. The Lonely singer will release a book, Thug Politics, later this year (08) through C-Murder's company TRU Publishing, following...

Akon Fans Riot At Danish Concert

R+B singer AKON's free concert at a shopping mall in Denmark descended into violence on Wednesday (20Feb08) when fans began rioting as police evacuated the venue due to a fire alarm alert. The Smack That...

Lewis Teams Up With Akon

British singer LEONA LEWIS has teamed up with R+B star AKON to revamp her album for the American market. The 22-year-old became music mogul Simon Cowell's latest protegee after winning U.K. TV talent show The...

Akon's Fan-throwing Case Postponed Until March

LATEST: AKON's court date to face misdemeanour endangerment and harassment charges has been adjourned until March (08), after the R+B star's lawyer appealed to have the case postponed. The Smack That hitmaker was performing in...

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