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Akon Mobbed In London

27th January 2009

R&B singer AKON found himself at the centre of a frightening scene in London recently - when an encounter with fans went awry. The Smack That hitmaker was strolling through the city centre at the weekend...

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Akon Puzzled About His Age

22nd January 2009

R+B star AKON has no idea how old he is. His birth certificate suggests he was born in April, 1977, which makes him 31 - but he refuses to believe he's that old; in 2006,...

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Katy Perry Mistakenly Given Best Song Award

18th January 2009

US singer Katy Perry has wrongly been awarded the best international song prize at a French awards show.The NRJ awards is one of the country's most prestigious shows which picks winners of the awards on...

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Akon Avoids Jail Time After Pleading Guilty In Fan-tossing Case

17th December 2008

R+B singer AKON has avoided time in jail after pleading guilty to second-degree harassment for tossing a fan off stage at a concert last summer (07). The Senegalese-American singer - real name Aliaune Thiam -...

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Akon Pleads Guilty To Throwing Fan Off Stage

17th December 2008

R 'n B star Akon has been ordered to do community service after pleading guilty to throwing a teenage fan off stage last year.Audience member Abby Rosa claims to have suffered concussion when a teenage...

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The Things They Say 10558

15th December 2008

"I'd like to see MICHAEL JACKSON most. This inauguration will be making history, and we need the biggest artist in history to go up and do something." AKON would like to see the King of...

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Akon: 'Jackson Will Never Tour Again'

15th December 2008

R+B singer AKON is convinced pop superstar MICHAEL JACKSON will never commit to another world tour - because constant media intrusion has destroyed his confidence. The Thriller hitmaker has been the centre of growing speculation...

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Akon Takes Credit For New Rap Trend

10th December 2008

AKON is taking credit for the success of KANYE WEST's newest album - he is convinced he paved the way for the rapper to try out melodic vocals. The Stronger hitmaker has opted for a...

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Leona Runs To Top Of Singles Chart

7th December 2008

The new release from Leona Lewis, Run, has gone in at number one in the UK singles chart in its first week.The former X Factor winner, who is now making waves on both sides of...

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Akon: Meeting Jackson Was My 'Weirdest Experience'

6th December 2008

R+B star AKON is eager to get back in the studio with MICHAEL JACKSON - because it was the "weirdest experience" he's had with another musician. The pair teamed up on the track Hold My...

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Akon Eyes Acting Career

5th December 2008

R+B star AKON is the latest musician with hopes of turning his hitmaking success into an acting career. The Smack That star admits he's already making plans to retire - and he's considering a move...

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Akon Gutted At Failed Jackson Duet

4th December 2008

R+B singer AKON has denied his collaboration with MICHAEL JACKSON was pulled due to the King of Pop's recent legal problems - insisting their recording sessions were scrapped because of an internet leak. The Smack...

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Akon Won't Tone Down His Act

3rd December 2008

R+B singer AKON has refused to tone down his rowdy stage shows - because the controversy surrounding his antics has inspired him to become more imaginative with his moves. The Smack That singer hit headlines...

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The Things They Say 10425

3rd December 2008

"British hip-hop has never been exposed in the U.S. and we're trying to take that step and do that. I think the (slang) has a lot to do with it." R+B star AKON is eager...

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Akon: 'Stefani Will Have More Kids'

3rd December 2008

R+B singer AKON is convinced GWEN STEFANI will continue to expand her family with husband GAVIN ROSSDALE - because she "loves being a mother." The couple welcome their first child, Kingston, in 2006 and the...

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Akon Splits Jay-z + Beyonce In The Studio

2nd December 2008

R+B singer AKON is desperate to break-up superstar couple JAY-Z and BEYONCE KNOWLES - he wants to team up with the pair separately in the music studio. The Smack That hitmaker admits the married couple...

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Akon Tips Scherzinger As Bond Girl

2nd December 2008

R+B star AKON is one step ahead of SEAN COMBS and JAMIE FOXX as they compete to become the first black JAMES BOND - he's slated PUSSYCAT DOLLS singer NICOLE SCHERZINGER to be 007's next...

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Akon Court Appearance Postponed

2nd December 2008

AKON's court appearance in relation to a 'fan-tossing' incident in New York last year (07) has been postponed until later this month (Dec08). The Smack That hitmaker has pleaded not guilty to one misdemeanour count...

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Take That Have Greatest Day With Number One Single

30th November 2008

Greatest Day, the new single by Take That, has debuted at the top of the UK singles chart.The reunited boyband claimed their 11th number one single to knock Beyonce off the top spot.The quartet's new...

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Fascinating Fact 6451

27th November 2008

R+B star AKON will perform a free show for fans at New York's China Club on Monday (01Dec08) to celebrate the release of his new LP FREEDOM the following day....

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Akon's Election Vow

4th November 2008

R+B star AKON has become the latest celebrity to threaten to quit the U.S. if Democrat BARACK OBAMA fails to win the presidential election. Americans go to the polls on Tuesday (04Nov08) to decided whether...

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Fascinating Fact 6297

4th November 2008

Hitmakers AKON and NE-YO have given soul man LIONEL RICHIE a boost - by writing songs for the HELLO singer's new album. The two modern R+B stars are among the guests collaborating with Richie on...

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The Things They Say 10048

30th October 2008

"I would love to be the first black JAMES BOND." R+B hitmaker AKON has high aspirations....

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Nelly Forms Rap Supergroup

23rd October 2008

NELLY has teamed up with AKON, T-PAIN and PHARRELL WILLIAMS to form a rap supergroup. The Hot In Herre hitmaker, who was previously rumoured to be working with T.I., revealed his plans to join forces...

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Fascinating Fact 6180

16th October 2008

Universal Music Group chairman and CEO DOUG MORRIS was honoured with the Spirit of Life Award by the City of Hope's Music and Entertainment Industry group on Wednesday (15Oct08) at a ceremony in Santa Monica,...

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Akon Is Dizzee With Admiration For U.k. Rapper

2nd October 2008

R+B star AKON is desperate to work with British rap sensation DIZZEE RASCAL - because he is sure the star will be a huge hit in the U.S. Akon is a huge fan of the...

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Akon Signs Sway To Label

25th September 2008

R+B star AKON has signed British hip-hop artist SWAY to his record label. Akon was so impressed by the star's material he has signed him to his Kon Live label. Sway - real name Derek...

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British Hip-hop Star Sway Signed By Akon

25th September 2008

UK hip-hop star Sway has become the first European artist to be signed by Grammy-nominated R 'n' B artist Akon.Mobo-winner Sway has joined Akon's Kon Live and Konvict Muzik roster and will now receive US...

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Fascinating Fact 6001

19th September 2008

R+B star AKON has performed on 145 different artists' hits....

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Young Jeezy Takes Us Top Spot As Ti Holds On

11th September 2008

Young Jeezy has claimed his second US number one album while TI has retained the top spot in the Billboard Hot 100 singles chart.The Recession, Young Jeezy's new album, debuted at the top of the...

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