Music Reviews

January 27, 2014

Rage seems to race through Ramy Essam as he sings for revolution in Egypt (Image: Facebook).
11:00 GMT

The day before the bloody anniversary of the January 25 Revolution, Egyptian singer and songwriter Ramy Essam released another controversial song on YouTube.

January 26, 2014

Do you think Elissa and Wael are really having an affair? (Image: Albawaba edit)
09:40 GMT

Wael Kfoury posted a short poem for Elissa; is it love or are they just recording a duet together?

Get ready to get crunk with "Quit Together" and many more starting on January 30 through February 2.
08:00 GMT

Music lovers and joyride seekers, head out to Sinai's Nuweiba this weekend for an independent music experience in Bug Dune.

January 23, 2014

Asala's show "Soula" is doing fabulously well with celebs in the Arab world. (Image: Facebook)
12:12 GMT

One lucky Arab singer got paid a whopping $150 thousand to appear on Asala's TV show "Soula."

Ahlam seemed to have had a great time appearing on Asala's show "Soula." (Image: Albawaba edit)
11:38 GMT

Asala and Ahlam were busy on Tuesday night as they hit the studio together to film an episode of Asala's TV show "Soula."

Nicole's life-long dream is to sing with a Gulf accent. (Image: Facebook)
11:04 GMT

Nicole Saba was full of praise this week of Nancy Ajram and Yara for their skillful way in singing with a Gulf accent.

These two are gonna get the party started tonight at the Muscat Festival, along with Mohammad Abdo.
08:43 GMT

It's time to get the party started in Muscat! Concerts at the City Amphitheatre tonight are only the beginning of the fun to come between now and February 22.

Sensational pianist Karim Said has been playing since the tender age of 9. (Image: Facebook)
08:26 GMT

Karim Said has found himself in piano at the age of 9. This tells the story of his ultimate success at the young age of 24.

January 22, 2014

Amr has confirmed his participation in the Hala February Festival this year. (Image:
09:11 GMT

Heartthrob Amr Diab will be taking part in the Hala February Festival this year. Well, that's one very good reason to get excited about it!

Rose won the first ever Israeli version of the hit show "X-Factor." (Image: Facebook)
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The decision came after the intervention of Minister of Interior Gideon Sa'ar who instructed the Population Registry to allow Fostanes, a Philippines citizen, to work as a singer.

January 21, 2014

Speaking to the hearts of his co-patriots in the city of Jeddah, Orazio Sciortino brought down the house in the Italian consulate.
05:00 GMT

Italian pianist Orazio Sciortio clanked the keys in gifted fashion at a Jeddah concert in his country's consulate.

January 20, 2014

There's still plenty of entertainment for Egypt over the next few days.
13:06 GMT

Expected protests in Egypt this weekend means most venues are closing their doors on Friday and Saturday, but here are a few fun things to do for the next few days!

Wael thinks people are in need of his religious music album. (Image: Facebook)
08:49 GMT

Wael Jassar refused to discuss his religious views, yet is soon coming out with a religious music album!

A perfect V Day present: Live the Legend of Zorro in Abu Dhabi this Feb. (Image: Comicvine.com)
08:11 GMT

The sexy Zorro will come to life on stage in Abu Dhabi for the first time ever, in a dramatic theatre production that’s sure to blow your mind away.

The UAE community and visitors will experience both the tangible and intangible heritage of the Emirate through a wide range of activities at the grounds of Qasr Al Hosn. (Image: Sevenmedia.ae)
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The annual Qasr Al Hosn Festival will be celebrating the history of the fort and centuries of Emirati culture and tradition in the UAE starting this February.