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Ali Hugo
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IN THE CHARTS
 
July 2023 #19 - Top 40 for North American Influence Won't Let You Go (track)
February 2023 #32 - Top 40 for North American Influence Won't Let You Go (track)
August 2022 #15 - Top 40 for North American Influence Won't Let You Go (track)
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1 time in the Global Top 40
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I Gotcha Covered

Sep 9, 2023
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I Gotcha Covered Some indie music communities have a trend of disparaging major record labels. Today's musicians may shudder at the idea of receiving a 360 record deal; the label "sell out" is swiftly applied to independent musicians who give up their independence and join with a major label. 

Canadian artist Ali Hugo is still basking in the glory...

Changed World Miz Sally?

Jun 25, 2022
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Changed World Miz Sally? Hugo senior, when he became a fan of the Beatles, never anticipated that one day Hugo Jr. would be composing music similar to the Beatle's songs. Even more incredible is the ability to master songs at Abbey Road Studios, where the Beatles recorded their biggest hits.

"Miz Sally" is the second single from Ali Hugo's new album "Home...
\ Belief Records, a boutique independent record label, is gearing up for the release of songs from Ali Hugo's upcoming project. Following the success of Ali Hugo's Afrodisiac EP, the Belief Records research team set out to create new marketing strategies for Ali Hugo's forthcoming album. Hugo has already finished recording tracks for his upcoming ...

Swahili Opera

Feb 22, 2022
477 views
Swahili Opera Ali Hugo’s third single from his Afrodisiac EP is charting new territory once again. Hugo is no stranger to experimenting with different genres of music, with this new song titled “ Bora Ninywe Sumu” or “The Poison Song” being a first of its kind in the genre of Swahili opera. The song was penned by Hugo’s grandfather Iddi Farahan. The poison so...

Bouquet de talents

Jan 16, 2022
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Bouquet de talents The Ali Hugo Fanclub hopes that its members have started 2022 thriving towards achieving their high-fly ambitions. That's how the new year began for Hugo. Hugo was determined to increase radio airplay of his music and fans subscribing to his music in the French Canadian city of Montreal. However, the fact that the Montreal music market is highly...
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About: TEARS OF A BROKEN HEART
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About: This Love Is True
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About: "So Much Love"
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About: Mirage Records-[Times Machine] e-Newsletter
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About: [Time Machine] Lyrics Book
ABOUT
Ali Hugo is a Canadian singer-songwriter. Ali started his professional singing career at the age of eight when he joined the family "LEO" band as the lead singer. In his teens, Ali launched the "Spin Around The Mall Tour," playing at various local shopping malls. After graduating from high school, Ali focused on developing his skills as a songwriter and studio recording artist. Ali successfully completed the recording of a 10-song demo. Subsequent to gaining professional experience recording at prominent studios in Toronto, such as Metalworks Studios and Studio 9, Ali went knocking on the doors of every major record label searching for a record deal. Having been unsuccessful in securing a deal, Ali shelved the demo and pursued his academic studies, obtaining a bachelor's degree in finance from the University of Bedfordshire, UK, where Ali graduated with honors. By 2015, Ali had adopted the DIY approach to making music and released his instrumental album "New Generation Farahan" on the indie label HugoProductions Records. On this album, Ali takes credit for writing, arranging, playing all the instruments, mixing, mastering, as well as producing "New Generation Farahan." "New Generation Farahan" entered the indie charts top 10 at No. 8. Featured on the album is the No. 1 hit single "Tears of a Broken Heart," which reached No. 1 on the Ethno Cloud North American charts and No. 3 on the world charts. The video for that song also skyrocketed up the North American video charts to reach No. 3. Hugo is also known for his skills in the strategic marketing and promoting of his music.
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