Chris Brown has the most nominations with 5 while Kanye West and Beyonce trail right behind him with 4 each. The 2011 Soul Train Awards will be taped in Atlanta November 17th, and will air on CENTRIC and BET on November 27th. Check out the complete list of nominees below. Best New Artist Bruno M... [more]
Akon has started something called the Konfidence Foundation to help underprivileged children in Africa. He has already used profits from touring to open an elementary school in Senegal and now, he's hoping to build both a university and a hospital there. Akon says, "We feel like education doesn'... [more]
over the past year. JAY-Z came out on top. According to "Forbes", Jay-Z earned an estimated $63 million over the past 12 months. Here's the top 10 list: #1.) JAY-Z, $63 million #2.) SEAN "DIDDY" COMBS, $30 million #3.) AKON, $21 million #4.) LIL WAYNE, $20 million #5.) DR. DRE, $17 million... [more]
which will cater to both men and women. A percentage of all sales will benefit Akon's Konfidence Foundation which helps underprivileged African children gain an education. You can purchase items at AkonFragrances.com.
Akon has signed up to host a two-hour show every Saturday night on London's 95.8 Capital FM. The station's program director, Paul Jackson, said "We are delighted to welcome one of the world's greatest R&B artists to 95.8 Capital FM. Akon has worked with legendary performers such as Lady Ga... [more]
for earthquake relief in Haiti. The official list of participants hasn't been released but that hasn't stopped many of the names from leaking. The whole thing was organized by Quincy Jones and Lionel Richie. Lionel wrote "We Are the World" with Michael Jackson, and Quincy produced the original ... [more]