Sami Yusuf

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Sami Yusuf (Persian: سامی یوسف‎, Azerbaijani: Sami Yusuf born 1980) is an Iranian-born British singer-songwriter, composer, producer and multi-instrumentalist musician of Azerbaijani descent.

In 2003 Yusuf released his first album "Al-Mu`allim" at the age of 23, selling over seven million copies. Following the release of his second album "My Ummah" in 2005, Yusuf was heralded as "Islam's Biggest Rock Star" by Time magazine for his success in attracting a relatively young fan base from diverse regions across the world, many of whom were of Muslim backgrounds. Yusuf has sold over 21.5 million albums. In October 2010, Yusuf’s third official album "Wherever You Are" was launched, manifesting his self-coined genre "Spiritique". "Salaam" is his fourth official studio album, that was released in December 22, 2012. Yusuf is involved in humanitarian initiatives, supporting, among others, Islamic Relief and Save the Children.

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Year Title Rating Releases
2003 Al-Mu'Allim 2
2005 My Ummah 3
Without You 1

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