Akon A-Kon, Acon, Akron, Aliaune "Akon" Thiam, Ey-con, Takon, エイコンBorn: 16 April 1977 in St. Louis, Missouri, USA. American R&B singer-songwriter and record producer. Akon was born to Senegalese parents and raised in a musical setting. He was taught to play several instruments including the djembe. He was born in St. Louis, Missouri, USA, so that he would not have to go through the immigration process, but he lived in Dakar, Senegal until the age of 7, split time between the US and Senegal until he was 15, then he moved permanently to Jersey City, New Jersey, USA. He rose to prominence in 2004 following the release of "Locked Up”, the first single from his debut album "Trouble". His second album, "Konvicted", earned him a Grammy Award nomination of the single "Smack That". He has since found two record labels, Konvict Muzik and Kon Live Distribution. He is known as one of the most successful and versatile R&B singers of the 21st century, grossing over US$30 million a year according to Forbes. Akon often sings hooks for other artists and is currently accredited with over 300 guest appearances and 40 Billboard Hot 100 songs. He is the first solo artist to hold both the number one and two spots simultaneously on the Billboard Hot 100 charts twice. He has had 6 Grammy Awards nominations and has produced many hits for artists such as Lady Gaga, Colby O'Donis and Leona Lewis. Son of Senegalese jazz drummer and percussionist Mor Thiam.
Gwen Stefani C. Stefani, G Stefani, G. R. Stefani, G. Stefani, G. Stefanni, G.Stefani, G.Stefanie, GW Stefani, Gwen, Gwen Renee Stefani, Gwen S., Gwen Stafani, Gwen Stefanie, Gwen Stefany, Gwen Steffani, Gwen Stenfani, Gwen Stephanie, Gweny Steph, Owen Stefani, Renee Gwen Stefani, Stefani, グウェン・ステファニーGwen Stefani (born October 3, 1969) is an American singer, songwriter and fashion designer. She is one of the founders (together with her brother Eric Stefani) and lead singer of the Ska-Pop band No Doubt. During the band's hiatus, Stefani embarked on her solo career and released her debut studio album, Love.Angel.Music.Baby. in 2004. The album earned multi-platinum certifications in several countries. Her second album, The Sweet Escape was released in 2006. After releasing another album with No Doubt in 2012, she again focused on her solo career. She was married to Gavin Rossdale from 2002 to 2015.