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Akon Willing To Kidnap Bono For Duet

12th November 2010

R&B superstar AKON has set his sights on a duet with U2 - joking he'll go as far as kidnapping frontman BONO to ensure the rocker sings on his next album.The Smack That hitmaker is...

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Akon's Jackson Duet To Be Released

12th November 2010

AKON's duet with MICHAEL JACKSON is finally set to hit the airwaves - HOLD MY HAND has been chosen as the first single from the late star's upcoming posthumous album.Bosses at the Sony record label...

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Michael Jackson's Next Single To Be 'Hold My Hand'

12th November 2010

Michael Jackson stated he wanted his comeback single to be 'Hold My Hand'. The 'King Of Pop' indicated he wanted the track - which features rapper Akon and was recorded in 2007 - to be...

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Fascinating Fact 10319

11th November 2010

KATY PERRY and AKON performed at the Victoria's Secret fashion show in New York on Wednesday (10Nov10). Stars at the bash included Gerard Butler, Russell Simmons, Adrian Grenier and Malin Akerman.

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Katy Perry Stars In Victoria's Secret Show

11th November 2010

Katy Perry was the star performer at the annual Victoria's Secret fashion show last night (10.11.10).The 'California Gurls' singer - freshly back from her honeymoon with new husband Russell Brand - looked stunning as she...

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Akon Sets Up School In Senegal

9th November 2010

R&B superstar AKON has poured the profits from his live shows into funding a new school in Senegal.The singer, who was born in the U.S. and raised in Senegal, has used his own money to...

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Akon's Princely Past

4th November 2010

Akon used to pretend he was an African prince to get girls.The 'Lonely' singer split his time between Senegal and the US while growing up and admits he would play on his African roots as...

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Akon Scraps Australian Concert

27th October 2010

R&B star AKON has been banned from performing at a gig in Melbourne, Australia after his 2009 concert in the city was marred by violence.The singer was due to play at the Summerbeatz festival at...

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Akon's Global Album

13th October 2010

Akon's new album is influenced by the many styles of music he has been exposed to touring the world.The 'Sexy Chick' hitmaker drew influence from across the globe to produce 'Stadium' which sees his established...

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Fascinating Fact 10122

12th October 2010

KATY PERRY and AKON will rock the catwalk at this year's (10) Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show, which will air on TV next month (Nov10).

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Katy Perry's Secret Show

12th October 2010

Katy Perry and Akon will perform at this year's Victoria's Secret Fashion Show. The 'California Gurls' singer and the rapper will provide the musical entertainment at the annual event for the lingerie giants, which will...

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Lily Allen And Jay Sean Given Bmi Awards

6th October 2010

Lily Allen, Jay Sean and Sting all received songwriting awards last night (05.10.10).The pop stars were all given awards for the amount of radio and TV play they have had in the US at the...

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Justin Bieber Plans Twi-night With Pattinson

6th October 2010

Justin Bieber wants Robert Pattinson to be his "wingman" and help him pick up girls on nights out. The teenage pop star - who is rumoured to be dating 16-year-old Jasmine Villegas, who co-starred in...

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Akon: 'I'm Bieber's Dad'

15th September 2010

R&B star AKON has made a shocking confession - JUSTIN BIEBER is his son!The I Wanna Love You hitmaker was pranked by Bieber this summer (10) after the teen pop sensation got hold of his...

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Perfume Designer Lady Gaga

14th September 2010

Lady Gaga is to release her own range of fragrances.The eccentric singer - famed for her outrageous fashion sense - has signed a deal with cosmetics firm Coty Inc. to create perfumes under her name,...

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The Things They Tweet 1205

13th September 2010

"I am proud of @ladygaga. Hardest working woman in music. You deserve this." AKON, who first signed LADY GAGA to his record label, is pleased with the POKER FACE superstar's big night of awards at...

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Justin Bieber Gets In Balloon Bother

10th September 2010

Justin Bieber narrowly escaped arrest after throwing a water balloon at a US State Trooper.The singer was about to be cuffed by the officer, who was left fuming after being soaked below the belt by...

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Quincy Jones Kicked Into Touch

10th September 2010

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...

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Akon Hit With Lawsuit Over Belgian Concert

26th August 2010

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...

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Top Earner Jay-z

18th August 2010

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...

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Excitable Producer David Guetta

17th August 2010

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...

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Redone Launches Label

9th August 2010

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...

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Lady Gaga's 13 Vma Nominations

4th August 2010

Lady Gaga is leading the way at this year's MTV Video Music Awards with a record 13 nominations.The kooky singer - who won three gongs for her 'Poker Face' and 'Paparazzi' videos at last year's...

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Justin Bieber Pranked Akon

2nd August 2010

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?'...

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David Guetta Sets Download Record

28th July 2010

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'...

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Lady Gaga Reveals New Tune

29th June 2010

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...

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David Guetta And Madonna's Duet Problems

2nd June 2010

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...

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The Things They Say 16550

18th May 2010

"She is the future legend of this time. I think Madonna was the legend of their time and Gaga is definitely hers at this particular moment. She will definitely be one of those leading icons...

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Akon Files Suit Over Konvict Fragrance

26th April 2010

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...

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Aguilera Brushes Off Gaga Copycat Slurs

22nd April 2010

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...

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