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Fascinating Fact 2173

27th September 2006

Former TLC star ROZONDA 'CHILLI' THOMAS is launching a solo career with a little help from AKON - the WATERFALLS singer has signed a new record deal with the producer/songwriter's label Konvict Musik.

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Akon Recreates 48 Hours In New Video

23rd August 2006

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,...

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Slip-n-slide Star Arrested Over Shooting

3rd July 2006

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...

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Mcfly Clean Up At Smash Hit T4 Poll Winner's Party

21st November 2005

British band McFLY took home six awards at the Smash Hits T4 Poll Winners Party in London yesterday (20NOV05), beating out competition from US rockers GREEN DAY. McFly's haul included Best Single for ALL...

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Green Day And Coldplay Triumph At Mtv Europe Music Awards

4th November 2005

LATEST: Punk trio GREEN DAY and British rockers COLDPLAY were the big winners at the MTV Europe Music Awards (EMAs) in Lisbon, Portugal last night (03NOV05), taking home two accolades each. Green Day were...

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Jay-z And Nas Settle Their Differences

29th October 2005

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...

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

27th October 2005

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...

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Fascinating Fact 228

21st September 2005

R+B singer AKON is set to host the Music Of Black Origin (MOBO) Awards at London's Royal Albert Hall tomorrow (22SEP05)....

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Mtv Shows Back On After Storm

27th August 2005

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...

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Blunt Matches Dion

15th August 2005

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...

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Akon Inspired By Boys Night Out

11th August 2005

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...

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Lonely Akon Hunts Big-bottomed Babe

10th August 2005

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...

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Jesse Mccartney Punks Akon

26th July 2005

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,...

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Akon Credits Prison Spell With Inspiring Music Career

6th July 2005

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...

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Bobby And Akon In 'Bling' Battle

4th July 2005

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...

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Mani Dreams Of Ridding The UK Of Pop Stars

22nd June 2005

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...

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Crazy Frog Still Number One

20th June 2005

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...

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Crazy Frog Remains The Number One UK Single

13th June 2005

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....

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Frog Stays On Top Of Coldplay

5th June 2005

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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Coldplay Beaten By Ringtone

29th May 2005

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...

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Oasis Land Seventh Number 1

23rd May 2005

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...

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Akon Sold Stolen Cars To The Rich And Famous

16th May 2005

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,...

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Akon: 'Music Industry Is All About Hustling'

16th May 2005

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...

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Akon Sits Atop The UK Singles Chart For A Second Week

16th May 2005

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,...

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Akon And Schaffrath Deny Romance

12th May 2005

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...

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Akon Slams 'Hardcore' Rappers

10th May 2005

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,...

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Akon Scores Double Chart Triumph

9th May 2005

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...

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Hilton Arrives Late For Hosting Duties

25th April 2005

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...

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Christe Still Number One

25th April 2005

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...

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