"For The Rest Of My Life"
Released: September 27, 2011
Thank You Allah is the debut studio album by MuslimSwedish singer Maher Zain. The album was released on November 1, 2009 by Awakening Records, with 13 songs and two bonus tracks. Maher's debut album is accompanied by three singles, each with its own music video. The album has achieved 8× platinum sales record in Malaysia as of January 2011 and has sold over 300,000 copies (20× platinum) as of June 2016. Maher produced this album with Swedish producer from Bilal Hajji.
In September 2011, Maher Zain received a nomination in the 18th Anugerah Industri Muzik, a Malaysian music award ceremony. He was nominated in the "Best Malay Song Performed by a Foreign Artist" category for his single Insha Allah (Malay). The eventual winner in November 2011 was "Ku Menunggu" by Indonesian singer Rossa.
The music video for 'Palestine Will Be Free' was released on August 1, 2009. The video features the story of a young brave Palestinian girl who never loses hope for a better future despite the harsh realities surrounding her. Since its official release, the music video has garnered more than 2.6 million views on YouTube.
The "Insha Allah" music video was released on May 1, 2010. Awakening Records produced it in four languages, with the English version being used as the official music video. Awakening Records then released the video in Arabic, French and Turkish. The music video has gained more than 20 million views since it was premiered on YouTube. It was directed by Mike Harris. The song is also available in a Malay version.
The music video for "The Chosen One" was released on August 1, 2010. This music video serves as a tribute to the Islamic Prophet Muhammad. It has received more than 7 million views on YouTube. and was video directed by Lena Khan. The video featured this spiritual acknowledgement at the end: "All acts of kindness in this video have been inspired by the life and teachings of Prophet Muhammad (S.A.W)".
The music video for "Ya Nabi Salam Alayka" will be released by early Ramadhan, after Maher announced it on the promo of the music video on 28 July 2011 at YouTube. The official music video was released on August 13, 2011 and directed by Hamza Jamjoum.
Thank You Allah Platinum Edition was released in Malaysia with tracks 1-13 identical to the ordinary version. But the Platinum Edition included three bonus (tracks 14-16) including Malay language version of "Insha Allah".