Famous R&B superstar Akon have arrived Maldives to enjoy the sunny side of life. He arrived from Singapore after entertaining fans with concerts in Singapore and the Gulf states. He will spend 5-day break at a luxury resort in North Malé Atoll before flying back to USA.
Akon tweeted “In the beautiful Maldives Islands!” with the picture below.
Aliaune Damala Badara Akon Thiam (40), professionally known as simply Akon, is a Senegalese American R&B and hip hop recording artist, songwriter, record producer and businessman. He rose to prominence in 2004 following the release of Locked Up, the first single from his debut album Trouble.
His shimmering, soulful voice has propelled countless hits across genres—from pop and R&B to hip hop and dance. In addition to his own chart-dominating singles “Smack That” and “I Wanna Love You”, he’s made a staggering 300 guest appearances for icons including Michael Jackson, Lady Gaga, Gwen Stefani, Lil Wayne, R. Kelly, and Eminem. With 12 million albums sold worldwide, five Grammy Award nominations, and 45 Billboard Hot 100 songs under his belt, he’s simply unstoppable. Once Akon reached the top, he went even further landing on a global path set for fourth full-length album and latest opus 2012′s Stadium [Universal Republic Records].
He is considered to be one of the highest earning and richest R&B singers in the US.