World Stage provided an experience like no other – Superstars performed with Doha’s skyline as the backdrop, bringing together the diversity of na...tions and languages on equal footing – all the world united to spend 5 unbelievable nights full of energy and music in amazing Qatar.
In December 2022, one of the best-selling R&B/hip-hop artists, Akon, graced the World Stage in Doha for the very first time. With international DJs; Jonas Blue, Oscar Akagy, Chuckie, Joselito, Vidal Rodriguez, and guest DJs, on an unforgettable night, the superstar left the audience in awe as they united under the stunning Doha skyline. The music echoed through the city, bringing people from different walks of life together for a once-in-a-lifetime experience. 

Brought to you by Qatar Airways and Qatar Tourism, sponsored by Ooredoo, Coca-Cola, and Qatar Duty-Free, and proudly organized by Alchemy Project.


About Akon

Known for its blend of African lyricism and urban beats, Akon's music reaches across genres and provides an example of the multicultural evolution of African-American music. Akon often sings hooks for other artists and is currently accredited with over 200 guest appearances and 32 Billboard Hot 100 songs. He is the first solo artist to accomplish the feat of holding both the number one and two spots simultaneously on the Billboard Hot 100 charts twice. Along the way, Akon has worked with some of the biggest names in hip-hop and R&B, including Snoop Dogg, Eminem, Gwen Stefani, and Michael Jackson.