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Celebrities Blast Spears' Comeback Performance

BRITNEY SPEARS is reeling after rap stars AKON and COMMON blasted her much-hyped comeback performance at the MTV Video Music Awards in Las Vegas on Sunday (09Sep07). The singer, making her first major public appearance...

Akon 'Too Young' To Retire

R+B singer AKON has no plans for an early retirement from the music industry, because he's still "too young". The Smack That star, 26, doesn't understand how artists can talk about quitting their careers when...

Akon To Launch Reality Tv Show

AKON is set to add television producer to his resume - he's launching a reality show starring his two brothers. The Lonely hitmaker came up with the idea for the show - which follows his...

Akon: 'Prison Was Pleasant'

R+B hitmaker AKON was pleasantly surprised by his three-year stint in a U.S. prison - because the experience wasn't horrible or terrifying. The Lonely singer, who was jailed after he was found guilty of grand...

Akon Sick Of Lonely Hit

R+B star AKON is sick of his hit LONELY - insisting the song is "too catchy". The Senegalese singer admits he finds the tune annoying, but isn't surprised when fans choose to perform the song...

Akon Wants To Produce Hilton

R+B star AKON has offered his producing and songwriting skills to struggling solo singer PARIS HILTON. The socialite is planning her second album, despite poor sales of her debut eponymous disc and recently losing her...

Akon: 'Hip-hop Doesn't Need Offensive Words'

R+B singer AKON has echoed music mogul RUSSELL SIMMONS' call for hip-hop to be censored for broadcast, declaring the urban scene is "talented enough to write lyrics" without curse words. Simmons believes recording and broadcasting...

Akon's Hotel Party Shut Down By Police

R+B singer AKON ran into trouble with British police recently - when he decided to bring his whole concert afterparty back to his London hotel suite. The Lonely star partied into the night following his...

Akon Blasts Dance Girl's Parents

LATEST: R+B star AKON has shifted the blame for his raunchy dance with an underage girl on stage onto her parents. The Smack That hitmaker sparked controversy when he dirty danced with 14-year-old Danah Alleyne...

Akon Feared Unemployment

Hip hop star AKON launched a career in music because no one would hire him after he was released from prison in 2004. The Locked up rapper found himself unemployable after serving time for theft....

Akon Apologises To Stefani In Song

R+B star AKON has apologised in song to GWEN STEFANI for his raunchy dance with an underage girl at a Trinidad concert in April (07). The Smack That singer hit controversy when he dirty danced...

Akon's 'Fan-throwing' Injured A Woman

LATEST: A woman is demanding an apology from AKON claiming she was injured when the R+B singer allegedly threw a fan into the audience at a gig. Akon has been accused of hurling a 15-year-old...

Akon Insists Innocence Over Fan-tossing Allegations

LATEST: R+B singer AKON is adamant he is innocent of potential criminal charges after he allegedly threw a teenage fan into the audience of a New York concert. Video footage shows the Smack That hitmaker...

Daddy Yankee Honoured By Akon's Approval

Reggaetón star DADDY YANKEE now has the confidence to rap more in songs, after he received praise from hip hop star AKON. Yankee duets on new track Bring It On with the Smack That rapper...

Akon Investigated Over Fan-tossing Allegations

R+B star AKON is under investigation by New York authorities after footage emerged of him tossing a young fan into the crowd at a gig. The Smack That singer is seen throwing the audience member...

Maroon 5 Are Number One

American pop-rock group Maroon 5 are top of the British album charts for the second time with It Won't be Soon Before Long.Five years after debut studio album Songs About Jane hit the number one...

By on 28 May 2007

Linkin Park Send Arctic Monkeys Packing

US nu-metal outfit Linkin Park have earned their second UK number one album with Minutes to Midnight, ending Arctic Monkeys four-week reign at the top of the charts.The six-strong Californian group got their first number...

By on 21 May 2007

Mika And Calvin Harris Added To T4 On The Beach

Pop superstars Mika and Calvin Harris have been added to the bill for T4 on the Beach as part of the second line-up announcement for the Weston-super-Mare event.McFly and Maroon 5 also join the line-up...

By on 18 May 2007

Mcfly End Divas' Reign

Pop band McFly have scored their seventh number one single after beating Beyonce and Shakira's Beautiful Liar to the top of the UK chart.Double A-side Baby's Coming Back/Transylvania pushes the divas' joint effort into second,...

By on 14 May 2007

Akon Signs Up With Team Houston

R+B star AKON has found something to smile about after landing the job of helping to revive WHITNEY HOUSTON's career. The Senegalese hitmaker, who has come under fire for dirty dancing with a 14-year-old at...

Akon Apologises For Racy Dance

Akon has issued an apology for dancing provocatively with a young girl at a concert last month.The US rap artist was filmed dancing with the girl, who it later emerged was just 14, on stage...

By on 10 May 2007

Akon Apologises For Teen Dance Scandal

LATEST: R+B singer AKON has apologised to teenage fan Danah Alleyne following their raunchy dance at a Trinidad concert last month (Apr07), insisting he had no idea how young she was. The Smack That singer...

Akon Loses Verizon Sponsorship

LATEST: Communications firm Verizon have ended their deal with R+B singer AKON following his raunchy dance with a 14-year-old girl. Verizon had been promoting the Smack That hitmaker as a featured artist in their ringtone...

Investigation Into Akon Dirty Dancing

LATEST: The Prime Minister of Trinidad, PATRICK MANNING, has demanded a formal investigation into a raunchy dance routine between R+B singer AKON and a 14-year-old girl. The Lonely star sparked controversy after getting steamy on...

Akon Denies Stealing Loon's Tunes

R+B singer AKON has slammed allegations that he stole a song from rival rapper LOON. Loon claims that Akon fused stolen vocals from his hit song Who Is That, with those of another artist, T-Pain...

Natasha And Just Jack Set For Beach Fun

Natasha Bedingfield and Just Jack have been confirmed among the headline acts when T4 On The Beach returns this summer.The one-day event will take place in Weston-super-Mare, Somerset, on Sunday July 22nd and will also...

By on 26 April 2007

50 Cent To Release Curtis

US rapper 50 Cent will be releasing his third album Curtis on June 25th, marking the return of Eminem's favourite protege.50 Cent, real name Curtis Jackson, has achieved great success since emerging onto the US...

By on 25 April 2007

Anger Over Akon Dance

R+B star AKON has sparked controversy in Trinidad after taking part in a raunchy dance with a teenage girl. According to AllHipHop.com, the Smack That singer engaged in a dance that "simulated aggressive sexual acts"...

Akon Pretended To Be African Prince

R+B star AKON loved being the envy of all his classmates at school, and even convinced them he was an African prince. The Smack That singer - who was born in St. Louis, Missouri to...

Bright Eyes Scores Highest Us Chart Place

Bright Eyes has entered the US Billboard 200 at number four this week, the highest entry yet for a Bright Eyes album.Cassadaga is singer-songwriter Conor Oberst's most successful effort to date after his previous double...

By on 19 April 2007

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