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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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Whitney Houston's Akon Fear

29th July 2009

Whitney Houston was apprehensive about working with Akon.The singer wanted to recapture the sound of her 1999 hit 'My Love Is Your Love', which she worked on with Wyclef Jean, on her new album 'I...

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Akon To Welcome Baby Boy

20th July 2009

AKON has confirmed he's set to become a father for the sixth time - the R&B singer is expecting a baby boy with a Ugandan woman he met during a tour of the country.Reports in...

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Bone Thugs-n-harmony, Akon Hit By New Lawsuit

16th July 2009

A U.S. music publisher has accused BONE THUGS-N-HARMONY, AKON and producer SWIZZ BEATZ of ripping off a 1970s song in a new lawsuit.Songster alleges the rap group stole portions of the band Rasa's 1978 tune...

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Akon Denies Running From Child Support Payments

14th July 2009

AKON's lawyers have denied the R&B superstar is running away from his responsibilities - after the mother of one of his children alleged it's impossible to serve the star with child support papers.Sara Coleman has...

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Akon: 'Jackson Wanted Comeback Concerts For Kids'

6th July 2009

MICHAEL JACKSON was determined to electrify the stage for his comeback concerts so his children could finally witness the legacy he was preparing to leave behind, according to R&B singer/producer AKON.The King of Pop had...

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Michael Jackson's 'Bank Loan Aliases'

3rd July 2009

Michael Jackson allegedly used 20 aliases to apply for bank loans.The late singer - who died from a suspected cardiac arrest last week - reportedly used several variations of his name because his credit history...

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Usher & Akon Honour Young People In New York

6th June 2009

Stars including USHER, AKON and rap mogul RUSSELL SIMMONS were on hand to present special prizes to inspirational youngsters at the Do Something Awards in New York on Thursday night (04Jun09).The ceremony at Manhattan's Apollo...

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Akon Applauds Houston's Comeback

5th June 2009

R&B singer/producer AKON is confident WHITNEY HOUSTON will make a triumphant return when her highly-anticipated album debuts in September (09) - insisting she'll pick up "right where she left off".Akon has been producing records for...

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Akon: 'Jackson Will Lip Sync Live'

30th May 2009

AKON has disappointed scores of fans who have splashed out on tickets for MICHAEL JACKSON's comeback concerts by insisting the King of Pop won't be singing live.The R&B star, who has previously collaborated with the...

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Akon Speaks About Dolla At Gun Violence Forum

29th May 2009

AKON paid tribute to his slain protege DOLLA as he spoke to students about gun violence on Thursday (28May09) for his community service work.Akon is currently completing 65 hours of anti-violence campaigning after pleading guilty...

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Dolla Suspect Pleads Not Guilty To Murder

23rd May 2009

The man charged with killing AKON protege DOLLA has pleaded not guilty to two counts of assault with a firearm and one count of murder. The rising star, real name Roderick Anthony Burton II, was fatally...

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Dolla's Alleged Killer Charged

21st May 2009

The man who allegedly shot and killed AKON protege DOLLA has been charged with two counts of assault with a firearm and one count of murder. Police caught up with 23-year-old Aubrey Berry, who stands accused...

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Akon Fathering Sixth Child?

20th May 2009

R&B singer AKON is set to become a father after impregnating a Ugandan woman during his recent tour of the country, according to reports. The Lonely hitmaker, real name Aliaune Thiam, is alleged to have enjoyed...

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Akon Turns Perfumer

14th May 2009

R&B singer AKON is joining the throng of entrepreneurial celebrities in the perfume industry - he's launching two new fragrances later this year (09). The Smack That hitmaker recently formed Konvict Cosmetics, and he is planning...

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Akon Flies To Africa For Label Launch

13th May 2009

R&B singer AKON is launching his clothing line in Africa. The Smack That hitmaker debuted his Konvict & Aliaune Clothing collection in the U.S. in 2007, and now fans in Africa can get their hands on...

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Akon Is The Sound Of Soccer

12th May 2009

AKON is to become a soccer icon - the R&B singer has been asked to direct the music for the upcoming 2010 World Cup. The Senegalese star will record a theme song for the event, due...

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Lady Gaga Tops UK Singles And Album Charts

5th April 2009

Pop singer Lady GaGa claims number one spot in both UK singles and album chartPop singer Lady GaGa has claimed the number one spot in both the UK singles and album chart.The New Yorker remained...

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Lady Gaga Has Poker Face To Beat Chart Rivals

29th March 2009

New York star Lady GaGa has retained the UK number one spot with Poker Face for a second week.The singer - real name Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta - scored her second British number one single...

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Akon Confused By Knight Link To Employee's Robbery

26th March 2009

AKON is confused by reports linking the robbery of his in-house producer DETAIL to an alleged feud with rap mogul MARION 'SUGE' KNIGHT - because their dealings have always been "peaceful". The producer's home in Van...

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Akon Employee Targetted By Armed Robbers

25th March 2009

A male employee of R&B star AKON has been robbed at gunpoint at his California home. The unnamed worker's house in Van Nuys was targetted by robbers on Tuesday (24Mar09) night, with thieves taking an estimated...

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Second Number One Single For Lady Gaga

23rd March 2009

US star Lady GaGa has claimed her second UK number one single with Poker Face, despite the song entering the chart ten weeks ago.The New Yorker's hit climbed from fourth to knock last week's number...

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Akon 'Willing To Work With Brown'

12th March 2009

AKON has claimed that he would be willing to work with CHRIS BROWN in the future.Brown has been mired in controversy since stories in the press alleged he physically assaulted his girlfriend RIHANNA.However, the R&B...

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Akon: 'I'd Work With Brown'

11th March 2009

R&B hitmaker AKON is refusing to turn his back on beleaguered singer CHRIS BROWN, insisting he'd be happy to collaborate with the troubled teen. A number of stars have spoken out to condemn Brown, who is...

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Akon & Union Urge Rihanna To Stay Strong

17th February 2009

R&B superstar AKON and actress GABRIELLE UNION have offered RIHANNA words of support following her alleged fight with ex boyfriend CHRIS BROWN - urging her to stay strong. Rihanna has been in hiding since she and...

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Suge Knight 'Beaten Up By Akon's Business Manager'

16th February 2009

Hip-hop mogul MARION 'SUGE' KNIGHT is recovering from facial injuries after he was allegedly beaten up in a fight with a member of AKON's entourage. The former Death Row Records owner was attending a private party...

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Akon Went Gaga Waiting For Lady's Hit

15th February 2009

Pop sensation LADY GAGA shocked her mentor AKON - it took a year for her smash hit JUST DANCE to take off. The Smack That star signed New York singer GaGa - real name Stefani Germanotta...

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The Things They Say 11223

13th February 2009

"I always wanted to be a brain surgeon as a little boy, but then I realised how many more years I would have to give up at school and I changed my mind." AKON abandoned...

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Lady Gaga Asks Akon For Fashion Tips

3rd February 2009

Pop star LADY GAGA is begging AKON to pass on his fashion tips - she's aiming to follow in the R&B singer's footsteps and launch her own clothing line. The Just Dance hitmaker regularly hits the...

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