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January 18, 2014

Nadina and Dolly will not be working together anymore. (Image: Albawaba edit)
06:00 GMT

Lebanese singer Dolly Shahine was left standing alone after Canadian-Lebanese singer Nadina left her out in the lurch.

The Before and After look Nicole Saba endured for her role in the film "Babydoll's Night." (Image: Instagram)
05:30 GMT

The beautiful Nicole Saba has taken up a new movie role where she's looking less than her usual glamorous self!

"Wadjda" was the first Saudi film to be entirely shot in Saudi and directed by a Saudi woman. (Image: Facebook)
05:00 GMT

Has the Saudi film Wadjda received universal acclaim because it is an exceptional work of art? Or does it have more to do with the fact that this is the first film shot entirely in Saudi Arabia, and directed by a Saudi woman?

January 17, 2014

Sherine Abdel Wahab is the latest victim of online piracy. (Image: Facebook)
05:30 GMT

Although Sherine Abdel Wahab's latest music album has proved itself as a serious hit, it only did so thanks to the online pirates that leaked it for her!

Nawal and Angham are Asala's show guests this month. (Image: Albawaba edit)
05:00 GMT

Asala Nasri is proving to be quite the host as she begins filming the third season of her TV show "Soula."

January 16, 2014

Sabreen appreciates a good veiled woman! (Image: Facebook)
09:12 GMT

As Egypt's constitutional referendum kicked off on Tuesday, a veiled woman danced in front of the polling station, which the country's actress Sabreen says embodied a beautiful image of Islam. This gives poll dancing a new meaning!

Bye bye afro, hello braids. Abdel Fatah gets a new look! (Image: Instagram)
09:03 GMT

Moroccan singer Abdel Fatah El Greeny has decided that it's time for a new look!

Yeah, girl. You got a reason to smile!
09:00 GMT

For the first time ever, the UAE will bring us the Dubai Classics festival with performances from Sarah Brightman and our region's own Majida Al Roumi.

Backstreet's NOT back, alright?! (Image: Facebook)
08:34 GMT

Despite recent reports, the hit boy band "Backstreet Boys" are not actually scheduled to return to Dubai for the first time since 2009, much to the disappointment of many a girl in the region.

Tomy told his fans: “Be sexy if you trust the size of your package.” (Image: Facebook)
08:23 GMT

Oh, boy! Tomy Omran has done it again. In his latest FB blunder, Tomy "seduced" his fans with a Very revealing underwear shot of himself.

Look at that face. Does he seem to be a politically staunch person to you? We thought not.
08:13 GMT

Trying to keep things PC, Amr Diab aims to respect all parties in Egypt, but someone hacking into his Twitter account made it look otherwise!

Is Arab Idol big enough for the two of them next season?
07:45 GMT

Arab Idol judges Ragheb Alama and Ahlam are not on speaking terms, so how will that work on-screen of the talent show's next season? It may not! Rumors have it that the R man will only return to the show if Ahlam doesn't.

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra's Grand Opera Gala (Image courtesy of Facebook)
05:00 GMT

Squeeze in a little night of culture a la Royal Philharmonic Orchestra at the Bahrain National Theatre tonight!

January 15, 2014

Ragheb's got a reason to smile with lots of money err music-making going on! (Image: Facebook)
13:41 GMT

Living up the life of a superstar celeb, Ragheb Alama races through Istanbul, Dubai, Kuwait, and Egypt for his upcoming album as "Moon and Stars" company plans to produce his proposed reality TV show.

10 days of Animae Music starting now!
13:39 GMT

It's not too late to catch one of 11 performances across the country of Jordan as a part of third sacred music festival.