Here's What The Kids’ Choice Awards Orange Carpet Looked Like 10 Years Ago

Ed Hardy, sequins, and lots of sundresses

Gucci Mane Is A Smooth Criminal On New Song With Chris Brown And Akon

Hear the trio channel Michael Jackson on this slow burner

This Hitmaker Passed On Drake Before Lil Wayne Signed Him

Akon recalls passing on the chance to sign Drake, but says he doesn't regret it.

Akon's Comeback Album Is A Genre-Spanning Five-Part Release Called Stadium

Akon has announced his first new album in seven years, a five-part, multi-genre release called Stadium.

Akon Has Two Tigers, And Apparently They Poop A Lot

BREAKING: Some TMZ paparazzo tracked down Akon, and asked him about his apparently nonstop pooping pet tigers, Tony and Simba. Watch the video, here.

Akon Passed On Signing Drake, Kardinal Offishall Says

'It's one of those things that worked out beautifully for Drake with YMCMB. He's got a good camp,' Kardi tells 'RapFix Live.'

Verse Simmonds Recruits Akon, Snoop Dogg For Sex Love & Hip-Hop

Verse spits about his favorite topics on what he tells MTV News is his 'biggest mixtape' yet.

Akon Signs Verse Simmonds To KonLive

'Boo Thang' singer 'going to be the next biggest thing,' Akon says.

Lady Gaga 'Has Full Control,' Akon Says

'Kon was 'fully involved' in her first two albums, but now 'creatively, 100 percent, it's all Gaga,' he tells MTV News.

Akon Calls Nick Cannon 'Famous' Collabo 'Overdue'

'He does a lot of family-friendly stuff and I'm trying to go into that realm,' 'Kon tells MTV News.

Lady Gaga's 'Born This Way' Shows 'Depth Of Gaga As A Songwriter,' Akon Says

'Unfortunately, people pay more attention to what she is wearing,' adds Gaga's label boss.

Akon, Jason Derulo Make 2010 The Year Of The Self-Referential Song

Lady Gaga, Janet Jackson, Eminem also among the artists who have shouted out their own names in their tunes this year.

Dr. Dre's 'Kush' Premieres: The Party Can Finally Begin

Video featuring Snoop Dogg and Akon shows revelers frozen in time until the Doctor arrives.

Akon Recalls Meeting Michael Jackson For The First Time

Before recording 'Hold My Hand,' the two spent quality time together.

Michael Jackson 'Hold My Hand' Video Tugs At Heartstrings

Posthumous clip mixes classic footage of Jackson with newly shot film of fans.

Teaser For Michael Jackson's 'Hold My Hand' Video Released

A 30-second preview of MJ's duet with Akon promises epic images.

Akon Won't Release Unfinished Michael Jackson Tracks

'Hold My Hand' was done, but the rest are 'just ideas, concepts, harmonies,' Akon tells MTV News.

Lady Gaga's Born This Way Will 'Grab All The Monsters,' Akon Says

'She is amazing when it comes to just taking things to the next level,' label boss says of Gaga's 2011 release.

Akon Weighs In On New Michael Jackson Tracks

Their collaboration, 'Hold My Hand,' was 'preapproved,' Akon tells MTV News about Michael track.

Akon Disagrees With Will.i.am Over Michael Jackson's Posthumous Release

'These records would have come out whether he was alive or dead,' 'Kon says.

New Dr. Dre Song 'Kush' Leaks Online

Snoop Dogg, Akon featured on track, which may appear on Dre's long-awaited Detox album.

Michael Jackson's 'Hold My Hand' Debuts Online

Song featuring Akon is first single off posthumous album Michael.

Michael Jackson's Michael Track Listing Reveals Akon, 50 Cent Collabos

Akon collaboration, 'Hold My Hand,' will debut Monday.

Katy Perry Serenades Models At Victoria's Secret Fashion Show

'Firework' singer performs her hits while lingerie-clad models walk the runway.