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40
About Akon Aliaune Badara Akon Thiam, better known by his middle and stage name Akon (pronounced /ˈeɪkɒn/), is a Senegalese-American R&B singer-songwriter, record producer, businessman, and philanthropist. 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 30 million dollars 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 artist such as Lady Gaga, T-Pain, Leona Lewis.

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United States of America Musicians Ranking

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Rank Name Total
36. Eagle-Eye Cherry 50
37. Frank Sinatra 48
38. Beyoncé Knowles 48
39. Roger Hodgson 44
40. Akon 38
41. Jennifer Lopez 34
42. Jesse McCartney 31
43. Kesha Rose Sebert 18
44. Mika 16

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Rank Name Total
756. KK 39
757. Shani Rigsbee 38
758. R. D. Burman 38
759. Wilson Simonal 38
760. Akon 38
761. Aziz Mian 37
762. Boa Kwon 37
763. Reza Yazdani 37
764. Djavan 36