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About Sami Yusuf
Sami Yusuf is an Iran-born British singer, songwriter, and composer – he is also a multi-instrumentalist and record producer. He calls his genre of music “spiritique”.
He had made plans to study law but abandoned that career pursuit after his debut album, “Al-Mu’allim”, released in 2003 became successful worldwide, garnering millions of album sales in the Middle East, North Africa and South-East Asia.
He achieved continuous success with his albums which followed: “My Ummah”, “Wherever You Are” and “Salaam”.
The single titled “Mast Qalandar” from his 2016 album “Barakah” eventually topped the iTunes World Music and BBC Music charts.
His parents have Azerbaijani ancestry. He studied music composition at the Royal Academy in England.
London’s Roehampton University awarded him with an honorary Doctor of Letters in 2009 for his impressive contributions to music.
Yusuf has been a regular feature on the list of the “World’s 500 Most Influential Muslims” – as of 2020, his name has appeared each year’s compilation, since 2010.
Yusuf is also a renowned humanitarian whose projects earned him an appointment to become a UN Global Ambassador for the World Food Programme in 2014.
Sami Yusuf Rank
Sami Yusuf's Popularity
Sami Yusuf is a famous Iranian-British singer and songwriter, who was born on July 19, 1980. As a person born on this date, Sami Yusuf is listed in our database as the 1st most popular celebrity for the day (July 19) and the 370th most popular for the year (1980).
People born on July 19 fall under the Zodiac sign of Cancer, the Crab. Sami Yusuf is the 2518th most popular Cancer.
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