Akon scores double top

Akon antics: With first week sales of 87,695, Akon's second single Lonely - featuring Sweety The Chick - dethrones seven week chart champ Tony Christie's Amarillo, writes Alan Jones.

Actually, the warbled parts of Lonely - similar in concept to KanYe West's use of Luther Vandross's version of A House Is Not A Home in his Slow Jamz hit - only sound like Sweety The Chick, and are speeded-up samples of Bobby Vinton from his 1964 US number one Mr ...

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