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Lady Gaga Recording On Tourbus

20th April 2010

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...

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Kelly Rowland's 'Unpleasant' Flight

16th April 2010

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...

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Akon: 'Aguilera Is Copying Gaga'

15th April 2010

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...

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Akon To Play Scrapped Sri Lankan Show In The Maldives

31st March 2010

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...

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Most Searched Cheryl Cole

27th March 2010

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...

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Lady Gaga To Design Sunglasses?

26th March 2010

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...

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Tourism Chief Regrets Akon Concert Cancellation

25th March 2010

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)...

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Akon Postpones Sri Lanka Trip After Video Fuss

24th March 2010

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)...

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Akon Apologises For Video Controversy In Sri Lanka

24th March 2010

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...

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Akon Banned From Sri Lanka

24th March 2010

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...

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Akon Denied Visa For Sri Lanka Concert

23rd March 2010

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...

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Akon's Buddha Desecration Sparks Riot In Sri Lanka

22nd March 2010

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...

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Akon To Record Hindi Bollywood Track

10th March 2010

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...

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Akon Quits New Radio Job

24th February 2010

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...

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Akon: 'Lady Gaga Retired Me'

17th February 2010

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...

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Akon Lands Radio Job

8th February 2010

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...

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Akon's Artistic Video

1st February 2010

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...

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Akon's Quick Track

4th January 2010

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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Akon And Rhymes Join Funeral Campaign

16th December 2009

AKON and BUSTA RHYMES have helped raise more than $20,000 (£12,500) for poverty-stricken families in Detroit, Michigan, who can't afford to bury their loved ones.The stars joined a campaign launched by Universal/Motown Records music executive...

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David Guetta's Secret Rowland Duet

24th November 2009

David Guetta is working on some "top secret" songs with Kelly Rowland.The 'When Love Takes Over' DJ - who recorded the hit record with the former Destiny's Child singer - has revealed he has joined...

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Akon Concert Marred By Fighting

27th October 2009

AKON tried to stop a concert in Australia from descending into violence by leaping offstage and ordering brawling fans to "calm down".The R&B star was performing at Melbourne's HiSense Arena as part of his co-headlining...

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Unsatisfied Michael Jackson

27th October 2009

Michael Jackson was "never satisfied" with his music.According to singer-and-producer Akon - who worked with the 'King of Pop' on many tracks for possible future release - the legendary pop star was never happy with...

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Akon Hits Back At Ex's Child Support Claims

19th October 2009

AKON has criticised his ex-girlfriend after she threatened to take their dispute over child support payments public by running an advertisement in the Los Angeles Times.Farrah Coleman, who has one child with the singer, claims...

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Jean And Akon Strip For Mtv Awards

13th October 2009

WYCLEF JEAN and AKON stunned the audience at the MTV Africa Music Awards (MAMAs) this weekend (10-11Oct09) by stripping off on stage.The cheeky pair hogged the limelight at the awards show in Nairobi, Kenya by...

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Rihanna To Blast Brown On Lp

15th September 2009

Rihanna is set to blast ex-boyfriend Chris Brown in her new songs.The 'Umbrella' singer is yet to speak about her volatile relationship with the 20-year-old singer - who recently pleaded guilty to assaulting her and...

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Ne-yo & Akon Give Rihanna An Edge On New Album

15th September 2009

AKON and NE-YO are helping RIHANNA bounce back from her CHRIS BROWN drama - with an "edgier" and "angrier" sound.The singer has yet to speak out about her ex-boyfriend's attack on her, but Ne-Yo has...

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Michael Jackson Tribute Moves To London

11th September 2009

The tribute concert being held for Michael Jackson is being moved from Vienna to London.The late pop icon's brother Jermaine Jackson - who is organising the event with Georg Kindel - has announced the show...

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Jermaine Jackson Wants Chris For Tribute

9th September 2009

Jermaine Jackson has confirmed he wants Chris Brown to play at the Michael Jackson tribute concert.The 'Run It' singer - who is on probation for attacking ex-girlfriend Rihanna earlier this year - was included in...

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Beyonce Knowles Up For Mobo Trio

27th August 2009

Beyonce Knowles has been nominated for three MOBOs.The 'Beautiful Nightmare' singer is up for Best Video for 'Single Ladies (Put A Ring On It)', Best International Act and Best Album for 'I Am... Sasha Fierce'...

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Guetta & Akon Sex Up The U.k. Charts

24th August 2009

French DJ DAVID GUETTA has hit the top spot in the U.K. charts for the second time this year (09) - his new track with AKON has shot to number one.Guetta's latest collaboration, Sexy Bitch,...

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