|Birth name||Yıldız Tilbe|
July 16, 1966 |
Yıldız Tilbe (born 16 July 1966) is a Turkish pop folk singer and one of the best selling musical artists in Turkey, known especially for her eastern-infused ballads.
Early life and career
While performing at a nightclub in 1991, she met Sezen Aksu. For some time, she worked as a backing singer and collaborated with several other artists on their music projects. Yıldız released her debut album Delikanlım in 1994 and songs from this and later albums have received airplay overseas.
Antisemitism and Anti-Israel Views
In response to Israeli airstrikes on Gaza in early July 2014, Tilbe is reported to have said on social media site Twitter: "God bless Hitler, it was even too few what he did to the Jews, he was right" and "The Jews will be destroyed by Muslims, in the name of Allah, not much time left for it to be done".
|Year||Title (Turkish)||Title (English)||Sales||Source|
|1995||Dillere Destan||A Legendary Story|
|1998||Salla Gitsin Dertlerini||Let Your Worries Go|
|2002||Haberi Olsun||Let Him Know||2,500,000|||
|2003||Yürü Anca Gidersin||Go You'll barely reach It||2,500,000|||
|2004||Yıldız'dan Türküler||Folk Songs From Yıldız||650.000+|||
|2004||Sevdiğime Hiç Pişman Olmadım||Never Regretted Loving You||380,000|||
|2005||Papatya Baharı||Camomile Spring||300,000|||
|2006||Tanıdım Seni||Now I Know You||150,000|||
|2009||Aşk İnsanı Değiştirir||Love Will Change Man||100,000|||
|2010||Hastayım Sana||Sick for You|
|2011||Oynama||Do Not Play|
|2013||Dünden Bugüne Arabesk|
- Yildiz Tilbe op vaybee.de
- Yıldız Tilbe Biyografi.info
- Biografie op EuroPopMusic.eu
- "Aşk laftan anlamaz ki...". Milliyet.com.tr. Milliyet. 3 September 2002. Retrieved 31 July 2014.
- Bali, Rıfat (23 July 2009). "Present-Day Anti-Semitism in Turkey". Jcpa.org. Retrieved 12 July 2014.
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- "Popular Turkish singer causes outrage with anti-Semitic Gaza tweets". Hürriyet Daily News. 11 July 2014. Retrieved 12 July 2014.
- "Melih Gökçek: Yıldız Tilbe, seni alkışlıyorum". Time Türk. 11 July 2014. Retrieved 11 July 2014.
- "10 yılın tiraj rekortmenleri". Milliyet. 12 April 2000. Retrieved 31 July 2014.
- "Gül değil, kırçiçeği değil kardelen". Milliyet.com.tr. Milliyet. 27 April 2014. Retrieved 31 July 2014.
- MÜ-YAP Bağlantılı Hak Sahibi Fonogram Yapımcıları Meslek Birliği
- 2008 En Çok Bandrol Alan İlk 100 Yerli Albüm, MÜ-YAP
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