|Faiz Ali Faiz
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Faiz was born into a family of seven generations of qawwals. He studied classical music with Ustad Ghulam Shabir Khan and Ustad Jafat Khan, and qawwali music with Muhammad Ali Faridi and Abdur Rahim Faridi Qawwal. He was a close acquaintance with the world-renown qawwali performer Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan, and is considered the latter's spiritual successor within the genre. Faiz Ali Faiz regularly performs the qawwal "Mustt Mustt", a signature song of his deceased mentor.
Faiz Ali Faiz was nominated for a BBC Radio 3 World Music Award in 2005 and 2006.