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About Kaan Akalın

Music Career

Kaan Akalın (born 3 June 1997), is a Turkish singer-songwriter/DJ who also plays drums, piano and the guitar. He first appeared in the 2014 season of The X Factor Turkey at the age of 16. Akalın released more than 6 singles including a debut single with a music video in NYC “Arar mı?” (2016) and “Tanıdık Hikayeler” (2017); both mastered by multiple GRAMMY winning albums’ engineer Chris Gehringer at Sterling Sound. His lyrical compositions have evolved to be based on consciousness, aiming to disseminate the reality of living and loving in the moment. 


Kaan Akalın started his primary education in Italy at the International School of Florence. After completing the first two grades, he continued his education in Istanbul, Turkey at Açı Schools until high school and graduated from Işık High School. He entered Koç University with an achievement scholarship and obtained a bachelor’s double degree in Economics and International Relations. While pursuing the double degree, he went on an Erasmus Exchange at LUISS Guido Carli (Rome, Italy) and a Global Exchange at Singapore Management University (Singapore). He is currently studying Master’s of Science in Business Economics at KU Leuven (Leuven, Belgium).


Kaan Akalın at the photoshoot of Bundan Böyle.

Réciprocité [Senin için] (2023)

Together (2022)

Delusion (Funky Edit) (2022)

Bundan Böyle (2021)

Delusion (2020)

Tanıdık Hikayeler (2017)

Arar Mı? (2016)

NR1 Dance Hits (2015)

Delusion Funky Edit
Bundan Böyle Artwork
Delusion Artwork
Tanıdık Hikayeler Artwork
Arar mı? Artwork
NR1 Dance Hits 2015 Artwork
Kaan Akalın collaborated with Sparrow & Barbossa in this Réciprocité album.
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