WorldCat Identities

Akon (Rapper)

Overview
Works: 296 works in 679 publications in 5 languages and 17,873 library holdings
Genres: Rap (Music)  Rock music  Popular music  Rhythm and blues music  Alternative rock music  Remixes  Songs, Spanish  Underground dance music 
Roles: Performer, Author, Singer, Composer, Instrumentalist
Classifications: M1630.18, 782.42164
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Akon
 
Most widely held works by Akon
The sweet escape by Gwen Stefani( Recording )
8 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and German and held by 868 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Her second solo release contains outtakes from her first solo effort, as well as brand new tracks. The Sweet Escape features the first single Wind It Up, along with a variety of guest artists
Michael by Michael Jackson( Recording )
6 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 662 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The highly anticipated album from the late King of Pop features collaborations with 50 Cent on Monster; Lenny Kravitz on (I Can't Make It) Another Day; and Akon, who has a duet with Jackson on the first single, Hold My Hand. Also contains the songs Behind the Mask and Much Too Soon, two songs that were recorded during the Thriller sessions
Euphoria by Enrique Iglesias( Recording )
5 editions published in 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 624 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Enrique Iglesias is a name that is synonymous with good Latin pop. For Euphoria, he either wrote or co-wrote almost all of the songs, half of which were done in English and the other half in Spanish. Includes the single I Like It featuring Pitbull
Now that's what I call music! ( Recording )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 611 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Konvicted by Akon( Recording )
35 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 585 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The sophomore album release from hip-hop and R&B singer Akon boasts guest appearances by Eminem, Snoop Dogg, and more. Features the hit single Smack That
Now that's what I call music! ( Recording )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 545 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A compilation of twenty chart-topping songs, including Daughtry's "It's Not Over," Nelly Furtado's "Say It Right," and Nickelback's "If Everyone Cared."
Now that's what I call music! ( Recording )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 538 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Contains twenty chart-topping songs recorded between 2005 and 2007, including Avril Lavigne's "Girlfriend," Pink's "U + Ur Hand," Justin Timberlake's "Summer Love," "Kelly Clarkson's "Never Again," and Carrie Underwood's "Before He Cheats."
Now that's what I call music! ( Recording )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 522 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A compilation of twenty chart-topping songs, including Gwen Stefani's "Hollaback Girl," Eminem's "Mockingbird," Backstreet Boys' "Incomplete," and Coldplay's "Speed of Sound."
Nothing but the beat by David Guetta( Recording )
7 editions published in 2011 in English and French and held by 520 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Following the global success of the album One Love, superstar DJ David Guetta returns with his fifth studio album. Along with the single Where Them Girls At, the CD features an amazing list of guest artists that includes Flo-Rida, Nicki Minaj, Jennifer Hudson, and Taio Cruz
Thriller 25 the world's biggest selling album of all time by Michael Jackson( Recording )
7 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 507 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The album consists of two discs; disc one contains the original nine tracks from Thriller, five remixed Thriller tracks, a song originally recorded in the Thriller era called "For All Time", a voice over by Vincent Price, and included renditions by will.i.am, Fergie, Kanye West, and Akon, with single releases alongside the album.[114] Disc two is a DVD which contains the three music videos from "Thriller" and Jackson's performance of "Billie Jean" at Motown 25
Curtis by 50 Cent( Recording )
6 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 498 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
50 Cent's highly anticipated 2007 album boasts production by Dr. Dre, Eminem, and Timbaland, as well as guest appearances by Akon, Justin Timberlake, Mary J. Blige, Robin Thicke, and more. Features the hot single Straight to the Bank
Freedom by Akon( Recording )
26 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 482 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Akon's third studio album features guest appearances from Lil' Wayne and T-Pain with the lead single, Right Now (Na Na Na)
The declaration by Ashanti( Recording )
3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 446 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
American hip-hop soul singer Ashanti presents her fourth studio album, which represents womanhood and empowerment. It touches base with low points in life that truly shape character and help you carry on in the face of controversy
Now that's what I call music! ( Recording )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 446 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In a perfect world by Keri Hilson( Recording )
4 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 441 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Her smooth vocals and verve spark the bumping club jams and sexy midtempo grooves."--USA Today
Just go by Lionel Richie( Recording )
4 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 423 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Richie's new album features the refreshing lead single Good Morning and a bunch of other upbeat tunes with his usual craftiness and fluidity. Production and songwriting merits are also plentiful on this recording with Richie receiving a major boost from Akon, Ne-Yo, and the Dream
Thriller by Michael Jackson( Visual )
6 editions published in 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 417 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Jackson's 25th anniversary edition of Thriller features the entire original album, plus collaborations with Akon, will.i.am, Paul McCartney, Kanye West, and Fergie, as well as a new track, For All Time. Includes a bonus DVD with the Thriller short films
The block by New Kids on the Block( Recording )
4 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 413 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
2008 brought the reunion of one of America's best-loved boy bands followed by their newest release, which contains the first hit, Summertime
Reincarnated by Snoop Dogg( Recording )
6 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 385 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Reaching an introspective point in his life, Snoop visited the island of Jamaica to record a roots reggae influenced album. Snoop came face to face with the spiritual strength of the island nation. Reincarnated tells the story of Snoop Dogg's personal journey of rebirth and blessing. Ultimately becoming Snoop Lion
O.N.I.F.C by Wiz Khalifa( Recording )
7 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 361 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The second studio album by hip-hop artist Wiz Khalifa. Wiz always has his eye on being a new standard by which cool is measured. Rapping since the third grade and starting to record music at fourteen, he has established himself as one of the rap game's brightest young stars to watch
 
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Alternative Names
Thiam, A. (Aliaune)
Thiam, Aliaune
Thiam, Aliaune 1973-
Languages
English (128)
German (7)
Spanish (2)
French (1)
Dutch (1)
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