Asalah Nasri furious at declaring Nawal Al Zoughbi number one Arab artist
Syrian singer Asalah Nasri expressed her fury and anger at Lebanese director Simon Asmar for declaring Lebanese singer Nawal Al Zoughbi as the number one Arab star of today. Asalah added that the directed over exaggerated and his opinion hurts the image of all female Arab singers.
According to the Egyptian based daily, Al Messa, Asalah also expressed her disappointment with the way the media portrays singers. She said that the focus is mainly on the appearance of singers and not their voices. Asalah also stressed that her she views her voice tops any other singer's voice and she always prefers to hear herself sing rather than listen to anyone else.
Asalah also noted that she hopes to sing a duet with Lebanese singer Fadel Shaker, feeling that the mixture of their voices creates an extraordinary combination. She also said that she feels that Egyptian singer Amr Diab is the most popular Arab singer today.
Her new album will feature a collection of songs written and composed by prominent men in the music industry. Asalah Nasri, the daughter of the well-known singer, Mustafa Nasri, began her singing career at the age of nine focusing on national and children’ songs. Her quick rise to stardom dates from her early television appearances, the first of which was on the Lebanese TV program “Stars” produced by Jordanian Hasib Yousef. Further television appearances have made her a popular star all over the Arab World. -Albawaba.com
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