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Country: United Kingdom

About Sami Yusuf
Sami Yusuf (born July 1980) is a British Muslim singer-songwriter, Yusuf's music comprises mostly of songs to do with Islam and being a Muslim in today's world . He also deals with many social and humanitarian issues in his music. Presently, he is fast becoming a very popular figure in the Islamic world, having made videos for several of his tracks; according to The Guardian, he "has good claim to being the most famous British Muslim in the world". In 2006 Time Magazine called him "Islam's biggest rock star".Biography Sami Yusuf was born in 1980 in the city of Tehran, Iran and moved to Britain when he was three, and he was raised in West London. He comes from an ethnic Azeri family. At a very young age he started to play various musical instruments and enthusiastic in keeping interest in singing and composing. He was accepted as a composition student at the Royal Academy of Music in London. In addition to his education in Western harmonics and composition, Sami has a solid understanding of the Iranian and Middle Eastern modes (or Maqams) and is thoroughly acquainted and familiar with both East and Western musical traditions.

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United Kingdom Musicians Ranking

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1. Cliff Richard 330328
2. Hank Marvin 232827
3. Engelbert H. 82161
4. Les McKeown 17385
5. Sami Yusuf 8230
6. Freddie Mercury 4592
7. Yusuf Islam 1685
8. John Lennon 1622
9. Sarah Brightman 1289
10. Thom Yorke 1072

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121. Mohsen Chavoshi 9149
122. Siti Nurhaliza 8886
123. Mustafa Ceceli 8692
124. Bryan Adams 8270
125. Sami Yusuf 8230
126. Mahsun Kırmızıgül 8213
127. Zeljko Joksimović 7907
128. Céline Dion 7900
129. Samira Said 7839

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4 Romania 53860 559038
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6 Portugal 30546 305575
7 Russia 23298 1341649
8 Iran 18209 4172561
9 United Kingdom 9200 894801
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11 United States of America 8533 1427598
12 Syria 8475 1395968
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15 Ukraine 4975 232648
16 Poland 3797 407094
17 Israel 3505 69970
18 Lebanon 3086 543858
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