- Publish Date
- Wednesday, 16 November 2016, 3:10PM
He might have been nominated for 5 Grammy awards but that hasn't stopped him sending a message to the people of New Zealand following the earthquakes earlier this week.
"My heart goes out to you guys" he said to facebook user Rachel Mataira while she was broadcasting on Facebook Live.
Rachel was attending the United Nations Climate Change Confrence in Marrakech when she met Akon.
The video is going viral and since uploading it has had over 10,000 views.