WorldCat Identities

Akon (Rapper)

Overview
Works: 299 works in 682 publications in 5 languages and 18,415 library holdings
Genres: Rap (Music)  Rock videos  Rock music  Popular music  Rhythm and blues music  Alternative rock music  Remixes (Music)  Underground dance music  Nonfiction films  Songs, Spanish 
Roles: Performer, Author, Actor, 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
Thriller 25 the world's biggest selling album of all time by Michael Jackson( Visual )

11 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 908 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 sweet escape by Gwen Stefani( Recording )

8 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 837 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 )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 646 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The highly anticipated new album from the late King of Pop
Euphoria by Enrique Iglesias( Recording )

5 editions published in 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 633 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 596 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Now that's what I call music!( Recording )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 550 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 2005 in English and held by 530 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."
Konvicted by Akon( Recording )

26 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 530 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

DVD Features: 1. The Journey Documentary -- 2. "Smack That" Video -- 3. "I Wanna Love You" Video -- 4. "Don't Matter" Video
Nothing but the beat by David Guetta( Recording )

7 editions published in 2011 in English and French and held by 516 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
Now that's what I call music!( Recording )

3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 503 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."
Curtis by 50 Cent( Recording )

8 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 470 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
Seen it all : the autobiography by Young Jeezy( Recording )

8 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 469 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Now recording under the name Jeezy, the Grammy-nominated rap superstar returns to the spotlight with his fifth studio album. The first single, which is also the title track, includes an appearance from Jay-Z
Freedom by Akon( Recording )

25 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 452 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)
Just go by Lionel Richie( Recording )

4 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 444 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
X by Chris Brown( Recording )

7 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 436 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chris Brown releases his most personal project to date. His sixth studio album shows his change, progression, and growth as an artist. Also included are the singles Fine China; Don't Think They Know; and Love More
The declaration by Ashanti( Recording )

3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 425 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 425 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a perfect world by Keri Hilson( Recording )

4 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 404 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Her smooth vocals and verve spark the bumping club jams and sexy midtempo grooves."--USA Today
O.N.I.F.C by Wiz Khalifa( Recording )

7 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 387 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
The block by New Kids on the Block( Recording )

5 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 385 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
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Alternative Names
Akon Amerikaans zanger

Akon amerikai énekes, dalszerző, producer

Akon ca sĩ nhạc hip hop

Akon cantante pop de Estados Unidos

Akon cantautore, compositore e produttore discografico statunitense

Akon Senegalese American R&B and hip hop artist

Akon senegalski raper i piosenkarz R&B

Akon US-amerikanischer Rapper

Aliaune Badara Akon Thiam

Thiam, A. (Aliaune)

Thiam, Aliaune

Thiam, Aliaune 1973-

Акон

Ейкън

Ејкон

Эйкон

Էյքոն

אייקאן

אייקון

إيكون

ایکان خواننده-ترانه‌سرا، موسیقی‌دان، و خواننده آمریکایی

ایکون

एकन

একন

எகான்

ఎకాన్

เอค่อน

ეიკონი

에이콘

エイコン

阿肯

Languages
English (125)

German (6)

Spanish (2)

French (1)

Dutch (1)

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