Sami Yusuf

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Sami Yusuf (born 21 July 1980) is a British singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and composer. He gained international attention with the release of his debut album, Al-Muʽallim, in 2003. As of 2020, he has released eight studio albums, five live albums and one compilation album. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Sami Yusuf has received more than 1,675,180 page views. His biography is available in 40 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 37 in 2019). Sami Yusuf is the 877th most popular singer (up from 964th in 2019), the 319th most popular biography from Iran (down from 311th in 2019) and the 5th most popular Iranian Singer.

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  • 1.7M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 51.33

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 40

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 7.61

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.48

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of Sami Yusufs by language

Over the past year Sami Yusuf has had the most page views in the with 169,516 views, followed by Turkish (123,760), and Arabic (95,864). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Egyptian Arabic (607.63%), Japanese (93.10%), and Kurdish (Kurmanji) (69.02%)


Among singers, Sami Yusuf ranks 877 out of 4,381Before him are Sissel Kyrkjebø, Renate Müller, Oleg Gazmanov, Bryan Johnson, Reinhard Mey, and Adam Lambert. After him are Chiquito de la Calzada, Luis Alberto Spinetta, Sabahudin Kurt, Aino Ackté, Liane Augustin, and Katja Ebstein.

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Among people born in 1980, Sami Yusuf ranks 41Before him are Jordana Brewster, Luís Fabiano, Jesse Jane, Roman Weidenfeller, Kim Tae-hee, and Cristian Chivu. After him are Tomáš Rosický, Emre Belözoğlu, Seydou Keita, Ashley Cole, Robbie Keane, and Jo Jung-suk.

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In Iran

Among people born in Iran, Sami Yusuf ranks 319 out of 631Before him are Mohammad-Reza Mahdavi Kani (1931), Jalal Al-e-Ahmad (1923), Farrokhroo Parsa (1922), Kamal-ol-molk (1848), Ibn Bibi (1250), and Abdolkarim Soroush (1945). After him are Mohammad Ali Fardin (1930), Mohsen Makhmalbaf (1957), Mohammad Javad Zarif (1960), Fatemeh Pahlavi (1928), Navvab Safavi (1924), and Jafar Sharif-Emami (1910).

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Among SINGERS In Iran

Among singers born in Iran, Sami Yusuf ranks 5Before him are Googoosh (1950), Hayedeh (1942), Mohammad-Reza Shajarian (1940), and Arash (1977). After him are Rita (1962), Ebi (1949), Dariush (1951), Shahram Nazeri (1950), Andy (1958), Laleh (1982), and Shohreh (1959).