Sinéad O’Connor converts to Islam

_104038291_8141a6ad-56cd-4216-81a6-5e3acdbc42baSource: BBC News

Irish singer Sinéad O’Connor has announced she has converted to Islam.

The artist, who is best known for her 1990 hit version of the song Nothing Compares 2 U, said she had changed her name to Shuhada’.

In a message on Twitter, she thanked fellow Muslims for their support.

She has said that her decision was “the natural conclusion of any intelligent theologian’s journey” and uploaded a video of herself singing the adhan, or Islamic call to prayer.

On Thursday, Irish Imam Shaykh Dr Umar al-Qadri posted a video of the singer saying the Islamic declaration of faith.

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