Omar Afuni is a singer/songwriter who first found success on YouTube in 2010 doing covers of some of his favorite artists' hits. His mash-ups and medleys were featured on many music blogs such as Loft965.com and LA's KROQ 106.7 FM, they have also caught the attention of celebrities such as Stefano Gabbana of Dolce & Gabbana, songwriter/producer Linda Perry from 4 Non Blondes who wrote Christina Aguilera's hit 'Beautiful', and indie R&B recording artist Travis Garland.
Since then, Omar has released two albums independently titled 'Resurrected' & 'Soundproof' that were completely written and produced by Omar himself. The albums were given away to his fans for free on his website at the time; 'Resurrected' was downloaded over 35,000 times. Omar's music can now be found at all online digital music stores such as iTunes & Google Play, and music streaming services such as Apple Music & Spotify.
In 2015, Omar was one of the opening acts for Akon's first concert in Stockholm, Sweden. Omar also became the front man of Rock act Qattana. He is featured as a lead vocalist on the debut EP 'BORN DIGITAL'.
Omar's third solo album 'RUSH' was released internationally on October 7th, 2016 led by the title track and heartfelt ballad 'PERFECT'. The album was selected by iTunes' editors to be featured under the 'New Music' tab on iTunes USA and was one of the best-selling Pop releases during the week of its release. The album was released physically at Virgin Megastores across the GCC & was one of the best-sellers at several branches in the UAE.
In 2017, Omar had the honor of being the only English-singing regional artist invited to perform at Kuwait's prestigious Opera House. He also performed at du Arena in Abu Dhabi with his band Qattana as part of YasalamAE's annual ETC which took place on the opening night of F1 Grand Prix headlined by Calvin Harris, Mumford & Sons, J Cole & P!nk. More recently, Omar performed in front of 13,000 people at the Blended Festival in Dubai where he opened for the Backstreet Boys & Melanie C.
Omar is currently working on new music with the first single scheduled for release later in 2018.