Music Reviews

January 29, 2014

Nine songwriters and singers from the Arab world's independent music scene feature on the album released 24 January under the title Sawtuha by the German Jakarta Records label. (Image: Ahram.org)
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Maryam Saleh, Donia Massoud and Youssra El Hawary from Egypt are among 9 women featured on 'Sawtuha', a newly released song album by German label Jakarta Records.

January 28, 2014

Hani sang in honor of the Egyptian Police and Egyptian Revolution at the Cairo Opera House. (Image: Instagram)
10:19 GMT

In celebration of “Police National Day” and the third anniversary of the January 25 Revolution, Hani Shaker held a grand performance at the Cairo Opera House.

The show is a mix of theatre, illusion, circus, block-buster movie and rock spectacular rolled into one with 50 dancers, stuntmen, acrobats, magicians, and actors from 10 different countries. (Image: YAKEVENTS.COM)
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A modern take on Peter Pan in this breathtaking theatre production in Dubai, featuring some of the music world's biggest modern hits.

The most important celebration in the Chinese calendar will be marked with theatre shows, street parades, live music, food stalls and special cuisine. (Image: Jumeirah.com)
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Celebrate the Year of the Horse with exclusive theatre shows and special Asian cuisine now in Dubai.

January 27, 2014

Khaled Salim behind the scenes for the TV series "the X case "  (Image: Facebook)
11:30 GMT

His work is pretty much, done except for the all important job of naming his upcoming album.

Yo-Yo Ma and his Silk Road Ensemble show 'em how it's done at the Royal Opera House Muscat on Wednesday (Image: Facebook)
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We've heard his name tingle our eyes from nearly every corner of the globe, and now the famed cellist and his Silk Road Ensemble have made a notable stop in Oman, visiting Muscat music students.

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