Aliaune Damala Badara Akon Thiam is an American singer, songwriter, record producer, entrepreneur, philanthropist 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 KonLive Distribution. The labels served as a stepping stone for many soon-to-be successful acts, most notably Lady Gaga, T-Pain, R. City, Kardinall Offishall and Red Café, among others. 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 3× platinum, three songs certified as 2× platinum, more than ten songs certified as 1× platinum and more than ten songs certified as gold in digital sales. Akon has sung songs in other languages including Tamil, Hindi, and Spanish.

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Top SongsAlbum
I'm HomeThat's My Hood Vol 22:25
Inolvidable (Remix) (feat. Sean Paul)Carbon Fiber Hits4:39
Girls (feat. Akon) (Video Edit)50 Bounce Tunes, Vol. 1 - Best of Electro, Dubstep, Hands Up Techno & Hardstyle 20123:02
Don't Let UpTrouble Deluxe Edition4:02
introLockdown : The Double Album0:51
Ball Fa EvaKonvict Allstars3:38
I Won'tTrouble3:20
Top ChefKonvict Allstars4:38
Hurt Somebody (Explicit Version) (feat. French Montana)Hurt Somebody3:55
Plenty Mo' (Radio Edit) [feat. Joce'n'Reza]Plenty Mo' (Official German Remix) [feat. Joce'n'Reza]4:29
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