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About Adnan Karim
Adnan Karim (Kurdish: عه‌دنان كه‌ریم) (born 1963) is a prominent Kurdish singer from Kirkuk, Iraq. In 1963 Adnan Kerim was born in one of Kurdistan`s oil rich and ancient towns, Karkouk, which is situated in the Kurdistan quarter of Iraq. He came from a poor family but they did everything to ensure that their children had a good education and a tolerable existence. The Arabic governmental policies forced the family to flee to one of the cradles of Kurdistan's patriotism, Sulaimani. Adnan continued his educational path in Sulaimani and graduated as an artist. Adnan grew up with his family in an environment rich with culture, so in his early teenage years his loved for Kurdistan traditional music and story telling was deep. The popular established travelling bands with their excellent musicianship and brilliant singing voice of folksongs and ballads that performed at private and public concerts left a deep influence on him and his musical talent.Adnan Kerim first public performance as a musical artist goes back till 1979. For him, it signified the discovery of his musical talent which later carried him into the limelight and popularise his music not only with Kurds but with other music lovers. Kurds love his music because in his music they fined an authenticity to traditional Kurdish tones. Its well attuned instrumental sound which gives a genuine sound. This sound gives the audiences a feeling of a deep, melancholic life. His music is appreciated across two continents. His voice is soft and deep and accompanied by oriental instruments, which has their roots bedded in Kurdish music leads listener to a spiritual enrichment. Because of Saddam Hussein's chemical weapons attack and the resulting murder of many Kurdish fork, Adnan Kerim escaped to Sweden in 1992 to have a free life. At the same time Adnan continued with his music and art activities. During his time in Sweden he enrolled in many courses such as the playing methods. A deepening of his understanding and skills in order to develop his own talent. Adnan Kerim uses first and foremost Kurdish classical poetry which stretches back to the 17th century. His much-loved and well known poets like: MEWLEWI, MAHWI, NALI, SALIM, etc. His singing in different Kurdish dialects with an excellent prosody (patterns of sound and beats in poetry) so that every one who listens to him can be caught up in provincial feeling so the listeners accepts him as one of their local singers. He prefers to sing accompanied by different instruments with different sounds. He composes his own music and often plays the instruments himself. Adnan Kerim has up to now taken part in many culture and international arrangements. In the year 2000, Adnan, together with a few musicians, had a successful and much talked about concert in the famous concert hall in Stockholm. He also performed with Living Fire Ensemble in Gothenburg on 02.12.06 and in Stockholm on 02.12.07. His sounds are released on CD or a cassettes and it has the following titles: Birtan ekem-Raz-, Lawiki Helebce (longing after your secret). Cassette. Shewi Yelda, (the long night) CD. Eroy oxer(farewell) CD. Shiney ba (the whisper of the wind) CD. Live in concert 2002 Stockholm (living fire ensemble) CD.

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Rank Name Total
1. Kathem Al Saher 202608
2. Rahma Mezher 201063
3. Shatha Hassoun 19437
4. Adnan Karim 3978
5. Majid Al Muhandis 3353
6. Rida Al Abdullah 2912
7. Chopy Fatah 1245
8. Darin Zanyar 1135
9. Hussam Al Rassam 820
10. Nazem El Ghazali 751

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172. Muhammad Owais Raza 4249
173. Anna Vissi 4039
174. Bendeniz 4028
175. Dinu Lipatti 3983
176. Adnan Karim 3978
177. Miral Faisal 3927
178. Sıla Gençoğlu 3908
179. Helena Paparizou 3859
180. Marwa Ben Sghaier 3816

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