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Yusuf Güney

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Yusuf Güney
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Background information
Origin Trabzon, Turkey
Genres Pop
Occupation(s) Singer, songwriter, musician
Instruments Vocals
Years active 2008–present
Website yusufguney.com

Yusuf Güney is a Turkish singer who currently lives in London. Together with Rafet El Roman, their song Aşk-ı Virane was the number one single for 16 weeks in the Turkish charts in 2008 and thus the most successful song of the year.

Life and career

He initially worked as a songwriter and in 2008 his song "Aşk-ı Virane" was included in Rafet El Roman's album Bir Roman Gibi and he was featured on it as well. The two later shot a music video for the song and it became a successful hit, ranking number-one on Türkçe Top 20 for 17 weeks. In 2009, the song was chosen as "Song of the Year" at the Turkey Music Awards.[1]

Following this success, Güney released his first album Bir Sevda Masalı which was produced by Rafet El Roman and released on 12 February 2009 under the label Emre Plak.[2] The first music video for this album, was made for the song "Heder Oldum Aşkına" written by Rafet El Roman. The song ranked second on Turkey's official music charts, and 99th on Europe Radio List. In May, another music video was recorded for the song "Aşkım Aşklarından Bulasın", which was written by himself. It ranked number 6 on Turkey's charts. Güney's second album Aşka İnat, which included 10 songs, was released on 3 May 2010 by Emre Plak.[3]

Discography

Albums

  • Bir Sevda Masalı (2009)
  • Aşka İnat (2010)
  • Kader Rüzgarı (2012)
  • Sevgi Arsızı (2013)
  • Hazin (2014)
  • Kaptan (2016)

Duets

  • "Aşk-ı Virane" (with Rafet El Roman)
  • "Aşka İnat" (with Rafet El Roman and Eren Atsoy)
  • "Değilsin" (with Şeyma Erdoğan)
  • "Kendine İyi Bak" (with Semra San)

Charts

Album Single Peak
Turkey[4][5]
"Bir Roman Gibi" "Aşk-ı Virane" (feat. Rafet El Roman) 1
"Bir Sevda Masalı" "Heder Oldum Aşkına" 1
"Aşkım Aşklarından Bulasın" 6
"Git Bedenim Buralardan" 2
Album Single Peak
Turkey[5][4]
"Aşka İnat" "Aşka İnat" 4
"Serserin Oldum" 9

References

  1. ^ Kral Müzik Ödülleri'nde Yılın Şarkısı "Aşk-ı Virane" Retrieved 25 May 2009.
  2. ^ Seyhan Müzik'te "Bir Sevda Masalı" albümü
  3. ^ Billboard Listelere Bakış
  4. ^ a b Billboard Türkçe Top 20 Archived 14 April 2009 at the Wayback Machine. 8 Haziran 2009 tarihinde erişilmiştir.
  5. ^ a b Nielsen Music Control Türkiye Archived 2 April 2010 at the Wayback Machine. 25 Ekim 2009 tarihinde erişilmiştir.

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