Sorry, Blame It On Me
by Akon

Album: Konvicted (Deluxe Edition) (2007)
Charted: 22 7
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Songfacts®:

  • In this song, Akon expresses contrition for some of his recent behavior, notably a performance at a club in Trinidad And Tobago where he danced very suggestively on stage with a 15-year-old girl. When video of the incident circulated on the Internet, conservative pundits criticized his behavior and he lost an endorsement deal with Verizon. Much of the song is addressed to his family, who he laments not spending enough time with. >>
    Suggestion credit:
    isaac - pittsburgh, PA
  • This song can be viewed as an apology to Gwen Stefani, who Akon was supporting on her Sweet Escape Tour when the incident in Trinidad And Tobago took place. Gwen lost out as Akon's actions brought a lot of negative publicity to the tour, and Verizon pulled their sponsorship.

Comments: 12

  • Oluwapelumi from NigeriaThis is the best way to apologize......swears
  • Tami Tanze from Jos Nigeria I think the girl shouldn't have gone to the stage and there was carelessness in the path of her parents too
  • AnonymousBest song ever.
  • Ahmed from Edo StateI love your song
  • Akon Is My Super Star But I Was Disappointed To Watch That Video from Nigeria, Plateau State. Josit very wrong bit I hope his wife forgave him
  • Goodness from Osun State OkukuI'm In Love With The Song
  • AnonymousThis song makes me realise that we have many people looking forward to us,dat we have not know.And song make it easy sorry.
  • Siahara Shyne Carter from United States-> This song makes me cry lol It shows How unstable is his life with his Family. He made this song to say "Sorry" To His WIFE & DAUGHTER

    I played it once BUT I don't have, to say Sorry to People!

    IT'S THIER OWN FAULT
  • Vince from Portland, Or@J - About ten years ago Akon was on tour with Gwen Stefani and he did a simulated sex dance on stage with a 15-year-old girl at a show in Trinidad and Tobago. I think the girl was a preacher's daughter. There was all kinds of negative publicity so I think Verizon pulled out of sponsoring Gwen Stefani's tour.
  • J from Www.myspace,com/juliamusicnote, MoWhat's the story behind the Gwen Stafani lines?
  • Cory from Hell, Kywas this song long composed? did he mean to do anything stupid in Trindad to gain publicty or to promote this song. akon is fooling us he did all the wrongs intentionally and pretend as if he is inspired to write this song by these incidents. i get it, he is never sorry, can't you see that. that how celibrities are. they are big fat liars and pretenders. don't be a victim of this song!
    - Fulu Thompho, limpopo, South Africa


    Maybe he's really sorry you self-centered son of a mexican
  • Fulu Thompho from Limpopo, South Africawas this song long composed? did he mean to do anything stupid in Trindad to gain publicty or to promote this song. akon is fooling us he did all the wrongs intentionally and pretend as if he is inspired to write this song by these incidents. i get it, he is never sorry, can't you see that. that how celibrities are. they are big fat liars and pretenders. don't be a victim of this song!
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