Peace Be Upon You is a song by Maher Zain, a Swedish-Lebanese singer and songwriter who is known for his Islamic-themed music. The song is from his album The Best of Maher Zain Live & Acoustic, which was released in 2018. The song is a tribute to Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him), the messenger of Allah and the leader of all Muslims. The song praises his character, his teachings, his guidance, and his legacy.
The song has two versions: one with music and one with vocals only. The vocals-only version is preferred by some Muslims who avoid listening to musical instruments for religious reasons. The song can be downloaded or streamed from various platforms, such as iTunes, Spotify, YouTube, Anghami, and Shazam . The lyrics of the song are also available online .
The song has a catchy melody and a heartfelt message. It expresses the love and admiration that Muslims have for Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him), and how they follow his example in their daily lives. The song also reminds Muslims of the importance of sending peace and blessings upon him, as instructed by Allah in the Quran: “Indeed, Allah confers blessing upon the Prophet, and His angels [ask Him to do so]. O you who have believed, ask [Allah to confer] blessing upon him and ask [Allah to grant him] peace.” (Quran 33:56)
The song is a beautiful way to celebrate the life and legacy of Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him), and to connect with him spiritually. It is also a way to share the message of Islam with others, and to invite them to learn more about the religion of peace.
Maher Zain was born in Tripoli, Lebanon, on July 16, 1981. He and his family moved to Sweden when he was eight years old. He grew up in a musical environment, as his father was a singer in Lebanon. He learned to play the keyboard by himself and developed a passion for music. He studied aeronautical engineering at university, but he also worked as a music producer part-time.
In 2005, he met the Moroccan-Swedish producer RedOne, who had worked with famous artists such as Lady Gaga and Jennifer Lopez. Maher moved to New York with RedOne in 2006 and started producing music for various singers. However, he felt that something was missing in his life. He reconnected with his Islamic faith and decided to use his musical talent for a more meaningful purpose. He wanted to make music that would inspire people and spread a positive message of peace and love.
In 2009, he signed with Awakening Records, a UK-based label that produces Islamic music. He released his first album, Thank You Allah, which was an instant hit among Muslim audiences around the world. The album contained songs in English, Arabic, Urdu, and Turkish, and featured collaborations with other Muslim artists such as Irfan Makki and Mesut Kurtis. The album sold millions of copies and won several awards. Maher became one of the most popular and influential Muslim singers of his generation.