Fais is a Dutch singer/songwriter with a thick, raspy voice.
Inspired by icons like Stevie Wonder and Michael Jackson, he began singing and playing piano at a young age. Fais’ 2016 debut single, “Hey,” a sunny dance-pop anthem with yearning lyrics, was produced by his childhood friend Afrojack.
Faisal Ben Said (born 20 September 1990), performing as Fais, is a Dutch singer-songwriter and pianist. His debut single “Hey” featuring Afrojack was released on 8 April 2016 on Wall Recordings. Within the week of its release it peaked at #2 in the Dutch charts, has achieved 8x platinum worldwide and has been listed #5 song in 25 years of Radio 538.
His follow-up single “Used To Have It All” was again a collaboration with Afrojack and achieved triple platinum status in the Netherlands. He released his second solo single “Know You Better” which became Radio 538’s Alarmschijf (which is the official Dutch “Record Of The Week”) on the day it got released. As well for his third solo single “Make Me Do”.
Fais has been awarded for Top 40 Best New Act 2016, Top 40 Most Successful Dutch Act alongside Afrojack and is named Most Successful Male Singer of 2018 so far according to Top 40.