Posts tagged "Akon"

WATCH: Ben Affleck, Matt Damon and More Celebs Join Together in Bono’s Ebola PSA

Celebrity A-listers have joined the One Campaign in a chilling PSA to help gain support and fight against the Ebola crisis in West Africa. Ben Affleck and Matt Damon are just two of the many big names to join the campaign, which was co-founded by U2's Bono with the goal of taking action to end…

By: Kendall Fisher / November 19, 2014

Chris Brown’s Girlfriend Karrueche Tran Threw Him a ‘Welcome Home’ Party

Chris Brown was released from jail earlier this week after serving 108 days for violating his parole, and things seem to be looking up for the beleaguered R&B star. His on-again girlfriend Karrueche Tran threw the 25-year-old a surprise "Welcome Home" party in Beverly Hills yesterday, and friends like Amber Rose, Tyga and Akon came…

By: Barbara DeFranco / June 6, 2014

Watch: The Career Evolution Of Lady Gaga

Famous for wearing a meat dress and arriving to the Grammys in an egg, Lady Gaga is definitely one of the most bizarre celebrities around. Born as Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta, Gaga began playing music at the young age of 4 before writing and performing her first piano ballad just 10 years later. But how…

By: Cara Prichard / June 27, 2013

Penn Badgley, Ginnifer Goodwin Help Launch H&M’s ‘Fashion Against AIDS’ Campaign (PHOTOS)

When a good cause is paired up with some remarkably beautiful and famous faces, only good things can happen. So, for H&M's unveiling of their Fashion Against AIDS line, they didn't just go with one celebrity spokesperson -- they got a handful. Whether it's male or female, Hollywood's most fashionable like Gossip Girl's Penn Badgley

By: Mike Hess / March 31, 2011

Akon Says Christina Aguilera Is Copying Lady GaGa’s Style

Is Christina Aguilera copying Lady GaGa? Singer/songwriter Akon seems to think so. Akon, who signed Lady GaGa to his Kon Live Distribution label in 2008 claims that Christina is trying way too hard to copy GaGa's style. From Vibe magazine: Aw man, that’s not even any competition [...] You are actually giving Christina too much…

By: Alex Blagg / April 13, 2010

Noah Cyrus Stars In “That’s Awkward…” (VIDEO)

Remember when Noah Cyrus dressed up as a baby hooker on Halloween? Well, the innapropriateness of her behavior continues, as seen in this video of Miley's 9-year-old sister singing a certain rap song. It's called "Smack That," by Akon, you may have heard of it, with classy lyrics like "Smack that, all on the floor.

By: Betsy Waldman / December 15, 2009

VIDEO: Akon Talks About Working With Michael Jackson

Akon stopped by the Today Show this morning to talk about his friend Michael Jackson and his memories of his time spent with the King Of Pop. The rapper first worked with MJ on the remix of his ’80s hit “Wanna Be Startin’ Something” for last year’s Thriller 25th Anniversary Edition. Akon recalled how the…

By: Celebuzz / July 6, 2009

Akon Sentenced in 2007 Teen-Toss Incident

R&B hitmaker and awards show staple Akon has been sentenced for a controversial incident that occurred last year: The Senagalese-American singer hoisted a teenage boy over his shoulders during a concert and tossed the kid off stage. The teen in question allegedly threw an object at Akon during a June 3, 2007, gig in Fishkill,…

By: Betsy Waldman / December 17, 2008

Video Music Awards 2008: Arrivals

Let the games begin! Stars have begun piling into Paramount Studios in Hollywood for tonight's 2008 Video Music Awards ceremony. Perhaps no celebrity made a more impressive splash than rapper T-Pain, who arrived at the event venue atop an elephant. (Hmm; pachyderms seem to be a running theme with this year's VMAs.)Also making their presence…

By: Celebuzz / September 7, 2008