Pot of Gold (Akon song)

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"Pot of Gold"
Pot of Gold (Akon song).jpg
Single by Akon
from the album Trouble
Released November 15, 2005
Format CD single
Recorded 2004
Length 3:23
Label SRC, Universal
Songwriter(s) Aliaune "Akon" Thiam, Shakim Williams
Producer(s) Shakim Williams
Akon singles chronology
"Soul Survivor"
"Pot of Gold"

"Soul Survivor"
"Pot of Gold"
Music video
"Pot of Gold" on YouTube

"Pot of Gold" is the fifth and final single from Senegalese singer-songwriter Akon's debut studio album, Trouble. Released as a European-only single, the song failed to chart significantly anywhere, peaking at number 77 in the United Kingdom and at number 95 in Germany. The single was not released in the United States, making it Akon's only single to date not to be. A music video for the track, directed by Gil Green, was released to Akon's YouTube account on October 24, 2005. Two versions of the video were filmed: a clean version, and an explicit version, which has never been broadcast on television.

Track listing

UK CD1[1]
  1. "Pot of Gold" (Radio Edit) - 3:23
  2. "Belly Dancer (Bananza)" (Remix) (Feat. Kardinal Offishall) - 3:27
UK CD2[2]
  1. "Pot of Gold" (Radio Edit) - 3:23
  2. "Lonely" (AOL Sessions Live) - 3:41
  3. "Locked Up" (AOL Sessions Live) - 2:58


Chart (2005) Peak
Germany (Official German Charts)[3] 95
UK Singles (Official Charts Company)[4] 77


  1. ^ CD Single Sleeve
  2. ^ CD Single Sleeve
  3. ^ "Musicline.de – Akon Single-Chartverfolgung" (in German). Media Control Charts. PhonoNet GmbH.
  4. ^ "Official Singles Chart Top 100". Official Charts Company.

External links

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