Adnan Sami is a British-born Pakistani/Canadian  singer, musician, pianist, actor and composer of Pakistani origin. .His style merges Asian and Western music styles and instrumentation and ranges from classical to jazz to modern pop-rock.
He had his first solo album Raag Time in 1991-92. The song from his album "Kisi Din Teri Yaad" was the title track "Jab Chandani Barh Kar" of his first album. In 1994, he composed music for a film for the first time.
The Pakistani film, in which Adnan was the lead actor with his wife Zeba and famous Indian playback singer Asha Bhosle did the playback, Sargam, was a blockbuster. However, the authorities banned Asha's voice from the soundtrack which disappointed Adnan.
After unsuccessfully trying to make it to the restrictive Pakistani pop scene in 1997, in 2000, Asha Bhosle teamed up with him to release a collection of love songs named Kabhi to Nazar Milao. The music was also composed by Adnan. According to Adnan, this was a "dream come true" for him.The album became an instant blockbuster and topped the Indipop charts for most of 2001.
Since 2003, he has sung for a few Tamil movies like Boys, Aayutha Ezhuthu composed by A.R. Rehman. He also sang for the Tamil and Telugu versions besides the Hindi version of songs from the movie Yuva (2004) whose music was also composed by A. R. Rahman.