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Karl Wolf
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Karl Wolf

Industry: Culture & Society

Designation: Singer

Country: Lebanon

Occupation: Singer

Carl Abouh Samah is better known to legions of fans as Karl Wolf, a 30-year-old singer songwriter from Lebanon based in Canada.

His big 2009 hit ‘Y
alla Habibi

’ saw him scoop the Canadian Music Radio Artist of the Year award, and a nomination for Fan’s Choice award.

Wolf’s career first took off when he released his debut solo album ‘
Face Behind the Face

’ in 2006. A year later ‘
Bite the Bullet

’ was also received well by fans and critics and his popularity among Canadians was sealed.

The track ‘
Africa

’, taken from the ‘
Bite the Bullet

’ album was a massive hit on Apple’s digital music download site iTunes, and reached number two in the charts.

Wolf performed at the launch of MTV Arabia in 2007, alongside Senegalese platinum selling hip hop artist Akon, Ludacris and the UAE’s Desert Heat. In November 2008, he won MTV Arabia’s ‘Best New Arab Act’ and was invited to perform at the MTV Europe Music Video Awards in Liverpool in 2008.

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