Since the end of January, Ali Gatie has been regularly publishing high-quality music and visuals that captivate a global audience.
Today he has a beautifully filmed video on his recently released smasher “Running On My Mind”, directed by Russel Majik. The visual captures the feel of the track and its unforgettable refrain, in which Ali Gatie ponders a lost love.
In the video, these emotions are literally palpable in his performance. “Running On My Mind” follows just a few weeks after the video for another hot track, “If I Fall In Love”, which has been viewed over 4 million times.
Already three billion streams
Ali Gatie, who lives in Mississauga just outside Toronto, made waves as an artist with almost three billion streams within months.
“Running On My Mind” is the first single that Ali has released since his hit song “What If I Told You That I Love You” that swept the globe with almost half a billion streams and over 52 million video views .
Who is ali gatie
Growing up in the Mississauga suburb near Toronto and of Iraqi descent, the 23-year-old has risen to a unique voice in culture. Two years after his first independent release, thanks to catchy tunes like “What If I Told You That I Love You”, “Say To You”, “It’s You” and “Moonlight”, his streams soon broke 3 billion views and Ali Gatie in established this year as one of the most convincing new artists at the interface between pop and R&B.
Debut EP came in 2019
In 2019 he released his debut EP “YOU”, spent 13 weeks on the Billboard Hot 100 with his breakthrough hit “It’s You” and reached platinum status, his first series of six shows was sold out within ten minutes. Even in Germany all concerts were sold out within a few minutes – but the tour had to be canceled due to the corona virus …
Mega hype in magazines
Supported by a huge international fan base and worldwide media attention, Complex, Hypebeast, Billboard, Forbes, Genius and Nylon reported on Ali Gatie. Gatie is dedicated to the existential issues that great artists have always been concerned with. Vulnerability, love and devotion are concepts with which he deals intensively. The frankness of his music is palpable and the number of his fans, lovingly known by the LSNRS, is constantly increasing and is spellbound to his every word.