Yıldız Tilbe

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Yıldız Tilbe
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Background information
Birth name Yıldız Tilbe
Born (1966-07-16) July 16, 1966 (age 47)
İzmir, Turkey
Genres Pop-folk
Occupations Singer
Years active 1991–present

Yıldız Tilbe (born 16 July 1966) is a Turkish pop folk singer and one of the best selling musical artists in Turkey,[1] known especially for her eastern-infused ballads.

Early life and career[edit]

Yıldız Tilbe is of Kurdish descent. Her father is from Ağrı and her mother is from Tunceli. [1] [2]

While performing at a nightclub in 1991, she met Sezen Aksu.[1] For some time, she worked as a backing singer and collaborated with several other artists on their music projects.[3] Yıldız released her debut album Delikanlım in 1994 and songs from this and later albums received significant airplay and sold well in both Turkey and internationally.[citation needed]

Tilbe writes most of her songs herself and she also composes for other artists, among which Tarkan.[3]


Year Title (Turkish) Title (English) Sales
1994 Delikanlım My Boy 3,500,000+[4]
1995 Dillere Destan A Legendary Story
1996 Aşkperest Love Obsessed 290,000
1998 Salla Gitsin Dertlerini Let Your Worries Go
2001 Gülüm My Rose
2002 Haberi Olsun Let Him Know 1,200,000+
2003 Yürü Anca Gidersin Go You'll barely reach It 2,000,000+
2004 Yıldız'dan Türküler Folk Songs From Yıldız 650.000+[5]
2004 Sevdiğime Hiç Pişman Olmadım Never Regretted Loving You 380,000[5]
2005 Papatya Baharı Camomile Spring 300,000[5]
2006 Tanıdım Seni Now I Know You 150,000[5]
2008 Güzel Beautiful 123,000
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


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