Akon performs during a tribute to BMI Icon Award recipient Snoop Dogg during the 11th Annual BMI Urban Awards, Friday, Aug. 26, 2011, in Los Angeles. The show honored the songwriters and publishers of... more 
Akon performs during a tribute to BMI Icon Award recipient Snoop Dogg during the 11th Annual BMI Urban Awards, Friday, Aug. 26, 2011, in Los Angeles. The show honored the songwriters and publishers of the most performed urban songs on U.S. radio and television in the past 12 months. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Chris Pizzello
Sat, Aug 27, 2011 3:54 AM EDT