Turkish Pop-Arabesque singer and composer. YK stands for Yurtseven Kardeşler, the siblings group he was a member of at the start of his career. Since 2004 his albums are top sellers in Turkey. His first solo album Şappur Şuppur sold 1.2 million copies. In 2006 his second album Bombabomba.com was the best selling Turkish album with over 600.000 copies. In 2008 third album Bas Gaza sold 450.000 copies Ismail YK took many awards like Best Turkish Arabesque-Fantasy singer that he won 3 times in 3 consecutive nominees in 2006, 2007 and 2008.