MAHMOOD KHAN | NUMBER 1 ON BILLBOARD
Mahmood Khan number 1 on billboard
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Mahmood Khan with the Willoughby Symphony Orchestra conducted by David Griffin – Australia’s first-ever orchestra to achieve unprecedented No. 1 iTunes chart success in 7 countries, including the UK, USA, Australia, France, Turkey, and Mexico this week sits on top of the Billboard Charts.
The album contains all the hallmarks of Mahmood’s authentic workmanship, a captivating blend of enchanting musical styles and influences, coupled with a lyrical and alluring narrative. This new album follows an incredible run of achievements for Mahmood: the No. 1 ARIA song, Like The River, recorded live at the Sydney Opera House, which made him the first Asian artist to top the Australian mainstream charts; One Line Down, which climbed the top of the Australian and US charts; Runaway, which hit No. 4 in Australia, and single Merry go round topped charts in US and Australia and to cap off a huge year, Mahmood’s album Tere Baghair, became the first foreign-language album to go No.1 in Australia and USA, with the accompanying single Ginoo cracking the Billboard charts, peaking at No 2.
Radio ads have also started to pour in with BBFM- South Australia, GOLDFIELDS FM- Victoria, MELTON COMMUNITY RADIO 979 FM – Victoria, 2TLC FM – New South Wales, VALLEY FM – New South Wales, BAY FM – BYRON BAY- New South Wales, RADIO FREMANTLE – Western Australia, SUNSHINE FM – Queensland, and RADIO ADELAIDE – South Australia blazing the trail.
TV action includes Indigenous Community TV – Feature on ICTV, Aurora Community TV, and Foxtel Arts.
The album contains six beautifully crafted songs with the lead single, “Jagamarra“, dedicated to Indigenous Australia.
In 1997 Mahmood collaborated on an Album ‘Only One’ with Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan which sold over 6 million copies worldwide. Then in 2001 he wrote and produced album ‘Panah’, recently re-released by Sony music. In 2004 he was hired by the Government of Pakistan to write and produce music for the 9th SAF games opening and closing ceremonies.
Mahmood is the only Asian artist to record a Live album at Sydney Opera House.
Mahmood Khan with WSO
From being banned on Radio and TV in Pakistan, falling victim to piracy by Bollywood, recording a Live album at Sydney Opera House to going number one on charts worldwide, Mahmood’s career is blessed with divine diversity that can be heard in his songs.
Also this year Mahmood released his ebook ‘Stayin Alive’, an account of his adventures in the recording industry.
Mahmood Khan Ebook Stayin alive