August 27, 2016  

Akon Facing Legal Action Over Canceled Concert

August 27, 2010 (2:58 am) GMT
A Belgium concert promoter demands Akon to pay $250,000 in expenses and an unspecified 'multi-million' dollar figure in punitive damages.

is facing legal action after allegedly failing to perform a concert in Belgium last year. Bosses at promotion agency Lofraco Belgium claim the R&B singer was due to play a show in October but pulled out eight days ahead of the gig, citing "scheduling conflicts".

They allege the star's booking agents had already received a $125,000 payment for the concert before he backed out. The lawsuit, filed in the Supreme Court of the State of New York, claims breach of contract, fraud and concealment. Lofraco Belgium's lawyers are demanding $250,000 in expenses and an unspecified "multi-million" dollar figure in punitive damages, reports TMZ.com.

Akon is currently preparing a new album which is expected to come out later this year. and reportedly make contribution to the effort.

TODAY'S HEADLINES

  1. P. Diddy Squashes Breakup Rumors With a Super Sweet Birthday Message for Cassie
  2. Does 'American Horror Story' Reveal the Murder Weapon in This New Season 6 Teaser?
  3. Taylor Swift Sports Bigger Breasts in Tight Crop-Top. Did She Really Get a Boob Job?
  4. Get Your First Glimpse of Tom Hardy in Christopher Nolan's WWII Film 'Dunkirk'
  5. Miley Cyrus Sports New Gold Band on Ring Finger. Is She Secretly Married to Liam Hemsworth?
  6. Jennifer Lopez Posts Cryptic Message After Breakup as Casper Smart Is Reportedly Still in Denial
  7. Is Britney Spears' 'Glory' Track 'Liar' About Ex Justin Timberlake?
  8. Donald Glover Addresses Lando Casting Rumor in Han Solo Movie