A visionary of this generation, Akon has built a solid legacy as an artist, producer, songwriter, actor and philanthropist.

New music from Akon

Musically, Akon has continued to push the envelope and isn't showing signs of slowing down. New singles available now including "Want some" ft. Dj Chose, "Stick Around" ft. Matoma & "Good girls lie".

As soon as you hear Akon’s voice, you know it's him.

His shimmering, soulful voice has propelled countless hits across genres—from pop and R&B to hip hop and dance. In addition to his own chart-­‐dominating singles “Smack That” and “I Wanna Love You”, he’s made a staggering 300 guest appearances for icons including Michael Jackson, Lady Gaga, Gwen Stefani, Lil Wayne, R. Kelly, and Eminem. With over 35 million albums sold worldwide, five Grammy Award nominations, and 45 Billboard Hot 100 songs under his belt, he’s simply unstoppable.

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  • Platinum songs

    Akon had 10 songs certified 1x platinum, 10 songs with gold certification, 3 songs with 2 platinum and four songs with 3x platinum certification.

  • Record producer

    Akon had 10 songs certified 1x platinum, 10 songs with gold certification, 3 songs with 2 platinum and four songs with 3x platinum certification.

  • World record

    Akon was included in Guinness Book of World Records. He held the record of the number 1 selling artist for master ringtones.

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