Ali Kuşcu is a Turkish singer and songwriter from Istanbul. He is best known for his hit single "Gülümse", which was released in 2008 and has since become one of the most popular Turkish songs of all time. Kuşcu has released five studio albums, and has toured extensively throughout Turkey, Europe, and the United States. He is also a member of the group V-Love, which is a collaboration between Kuşcu and the Turkish pop star Sezen Aksu. His music has been described as a mix of traditional Turkish folk with modern rhythms.