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Ali Gatie – Running On My Mind

 Since the end of January, Ali Gatie has unveiled quality music and visuals to a captive audiences worldwide. Today, he follows up his recently released smash, “Running On My Mind,” with a beautifully shot new video directed by Russel Majik. The visual frames the track’s sentiment and unforgettable chorus centered around Ali‘s reflection on a lost love. His delivery shines through in the video where the emotion in his performance is palpable. “Running On My Mind” comes on the heels of the video for another scorching track, “If I Fall In Love,” released just weeks ago and already has been viewed 4 million times.
A product of Mississauga, just outside Toronto, Ali Gatie has made a major impact as an artist with nearly 3 billion streams across platforms. “Running On My Mind” is the first single Ali has dropped since his hit song, “What If I Told You That I Love You,” swept across the globe, garnering nearly half a billion streams and surpassing 52 million video views.
Raised in Mississauga, Canada, just outside of Toronto, and of Iraqi descent, 23-year-old phenom Ali Gatie has quietly ascended as a singular voice in the culture. Within two years since his first independent release, his cumulative streams are approaching 3 billion with earworms like “What If I Told You That I Love You,” “Say To You,” “It’s You” and “Moonlight,” establishing Ali Gatie as one of the most compelling new artists straddling the pop and R&B space this year. In 2019 he released his debut EP You, achieved RIAA platinum status for his breakout smash “It’s You” (which spent 13 weeks on the Billboard Hot 100) and sold out his first six shows in less than ten minutes. Cultivating a massive international following and global media attention, Ali Gatie has been covered by the likes of ComplexHYPEBEASTBillboardForbesGeniusNYLON and more. Ali Gatie goes deep on the big subjects that have always consumed great artists. Vulnerability, love and devotion are concepts that he confronts head-on. The openness in his music is palpable and his fans, affectionately dubbed the LISNERS, continue to multiply and hang on to the edge of every word.
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Written by Landon Buford

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