Akon is an American R&B recording artist cum songwriter who came into limelight with the release of the single "Locked Up" in 2004. He further received three Grammy nominations for his second album was "Konvicted". ,
He has worked other imminent artists such as Lady Gaga, Whitney Houston, Gwen Stefani, and Lil Wayne. He is also the owner of 2 hugely victorious record labels - Konvict Muzik & Kon Live Distribution.
Akon has rather made over Rs 285 crore in the last three years.
His latest album Freedom has been given a Platinum status and Akon on an average makes about Rs 1.2 crore per show.