Akon
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1973-04-16
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Akon

Biography

Aliaume Damala Badara Akon Thiam (born April 16, 1973), better known as Akon, is an American singer, rapper, songwriter, businessman, record producer and actor. He rose to prominence in 2004 following the release of "Locked Up", the first single from ...

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Biography

Aliaume Damala Badara Akon Thiam (born April 16, 1973), better known as Akon, is an American singer, rapper, songwriter, businessman, record producer and actor. He rose to prominence in 2004 following the release of "Locked Up", the first single from his debut album Trouble.

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Akon Tracks

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Kardinal Offishall
Dangerous (feat. Akon)
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Dangerous (feat. Akon)
Kid Ink
Rumorz (feat. Akon)
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Rumorz (feat. Akon)
Gwen Stefani
The Sweet Escape
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The Sweet Escape
Gwen Stefani
The Sweet Escape
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The Sweet Escape
K Camp
Comfortable (Remix) (feat. Akon & 50 Cent)
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Comfortable (Remix) (feat. Akon & 50 Cent)
David Guetta
Sexy Chick (feat. Akon)
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Sexy Chick (feat. Akon)
Akon
I Wanna Love You (feat. Snoop Dogg)
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I Wanna Love You (feat. Snoop Dogg)
Young Jeezy
Soul Survivor (feat. Akon)
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Soul Survivor (feat. Akon)
Babysham
Ghetto Story (Remix) (feat. Akon)
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Ghetto Story (Remix) (feat. Akon)
Gwen Stefani
Sweet Escape
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Sweet Escape
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1Xtra's Essential RnB
1Xtra's Essential RnB


Past BBC Events

Shontelle & Akon Live Lounge
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2009-06-08T02:59:10
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Jun
Shontelle & Akon Live Lounge

Shontelle & Akon Live Lounge

8 June 2009
Akon Live Lounge
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BBC Maida Vale Studios, London
2008-11-03T02:59:10
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Akon Live Lounge

Akon Live Lounge

3 November 2008


Akon Biography

Aliaume Damala Badara Akon Thiam (born April 16, 1973), better known as Akon, is an American singer, rapper, songwriter, businessman, record producer and actor. He rose to prominence in 2004 following the release of "Locked Up", the first single from his debut album Trouble.

He has since founded two successful record labels, Konvict Muzik and Kon Live Distribution. His second album, Konvicted received three nominations for the Grammy Awards in two categories, Best Contemporary R&B Album for Konvicted album and Best Rap/Sung Collaboration for "Smack That" and "I Wanna Love You".

He is the first solo artist to hold both the number one and two spots simultaneously on the Billboard Hot 100 charts twice. Akon has had four songs certified as 3x platinum, three songs certified as 2x platinum, more than ten songs certified as 1x platinum and more than ten songs certified as gold in digital sales. Akon has sung songs in other languages including Tamil, Hindi, and Spanish. He was listed by the Guinness Book of World Records as the #1 selling artist for master ringtones in the world.

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