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"Coup de Coeur"

ET SI AKIL DEVAIT ETRE UN ANIMAL, IL SERAIT SANS DOUTE A CAUSE DE SON ELEGANCE, UNE PANTHERE NOIRE. S'IL DEVAIT ETRE UNE VOITURE, IL SERAIT A CAUSE DE SA PUISSANCE, UNEFERRARI. S'IL DEVAIT ETRE UNE EMOTION DIVINE, IL SERAIT LA VOIX DE L'ANGE GABRIEL. CETTE VOIX D'UNE INCROYABLE PUISSANCE, DE SURPRENANTES NUANCES, MELANGE DE SOUL ET DE GOSPEL, LUI QUI EST LE PETIT FILS D'UN PASTEUR, NE LAISSE PERSONNE INDIFFERENT
Eric Montana - Show Magazine


"MondoHomo Festival"

WOWING CROWDS FROM THE UNITED KINGDOM TO SOUTH KOREA TO TUNISIA, AKIL IS CERTAINLY
INFLUENCED BY OLD SCHOOL CROONERS LIKE SAM COOKE AND JACKIE WILSON
Ryan Lee
- David Magazine


"Everything You Need"

AVEC AKIL WINGATE POUR LE CHANT (SUR EVERYTHING YOU NEED)...LE RESULTAT EST EXPLOSIF, UNE VOIX QUI SCOTCHE, UNE PERFORMANCE VOCALE ENTRAINANTE,ENTRE JAMES BROWN ET LEE FIELDS, « EVERYTHING YOU NEED », EST LE TITRE QUI REPONDRA A VOTRE BESOIN DE FAIRE
MONTER LA FIEVRE DU SAMEDI SOIR
ALEX DEBRES - Coda Magazine


"Akil Brings Down the House"

AKIL BRINGS DOWN THE HOUSE WITH AN OVER-THE-TOP RENDERING OF ‘I WILL SURVIVE.’IN
FACT, AKIL LIVENS THINGS UP EVERY TIME HE STEPS ON STAGE AND OPENS HIS MOUTH TO SING.
HIS GOSPEL-LIKE VERSION OF ‘MAYBE I’M AMAZED’ WAS ANOTHER HIGHLIGHT OF THE EVENING
Nancy Stetson - Naples Daily News


"Akil Sets Off Sparks"

AKIL SETS OFF SPARKS WITH SOULFUL DIVA VOCALS - Isaac McCalla


Discography

David Guetta F*CK ME! I'M FAMOUS "Save My Soul" Logic featuring Akil Wingate

Alexandre Auger featuring Akil Wingate "Everything You Need"

Alexandre Auger featuring Akil Wingate "Give Love"

Alexandre Auger featuring Akil Wingate "You're Not Alone"

Alexandre Auger featuring Akil Wingate "Hearts On Fire"

Greg Access featuring Akil Wingate "Scandalous"

The Love Dealers featuring Akil Wingate "Jump On It"

Tristan Garner featuring Akil Wingate "Give Love"

Mojado/Hardwell featuring Akil Wingate "Too High"

Sebastien Benett featuring Akil Wingate "You're Not Alone"

Sebastien Benett featuring Akil Wingate "All I Have"

Aaron McClelland/Fonzerelli featuring Akil Wingate "Hearts On Fire"

Gregori Klosman featuring Akil Wingate "Miss You"

Akil Wingate and Franck Dona "If"

Yves LaRock featuring Akil Wingate "Without Love"

Dave Kurtis featuring Akil Wingate "Burning"

Akil Wingate "Broken"

Akil Wingate "One Day In Your Life"

Akil Wingate "It's Okay"

Akil Wingate "Higher"

Robert M featuring Akil Wingate "All Day All Night"

Dirty Rush featuring Akil Wingate "Wonderful Love"

Akil Wingate and Fragma "Where Do We Go"

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Bio

Akil Wingate is a singer-songwriter and musician who divides his time between Paris and Los Angeles. He is the voice and the songwriter behind top European dance hits with industry heavyweights David Guetta, Joachim Garraud, Avicii, Hardwell, Tristan Garner, Yves LaRock, Sebastien Benett, Robert M, Greg Access, Dave Kurtis, Aaron McClelland and numerous others.

Often compared vocally to Tina Turner, Prince and Terrence Trent D’arby; Akil fuses rock, soul, gospel, hip hop and electro to forge a lush indie sound. Fans and new listeners will be treated to moving, inspirational music fit for the intimate confines of their headphones or the throbbing vibrations of the dance floor.

Currently on tour to promote his new album Avarice, Akil has performed every year since 2009 at Paris’ Technoparade before crowds exceeding 1 million dancing fans. He also tours extensively throughout Europe, making frequent stops in the Russian Federation, Poland, and the Baltic States. His new tour will see him push into UK and American venues with his stellar live band.