Music Reviews

February 27, 2014

The band during their performance at the Japanese Consul General’s residence last weekend in Jeddah. (Image: Arab News)
05:00 GMT

A “Japanese Traditional Music Concert” was held at the Japanese Consul General’s residence last weekend in Jeddah which saw the talented Wacocoro Brothers perform.

February 26, 2014

Ahmad is overjoyed to have his first ever music video debut on Mazzika TV. (Image: Albawaba edit)
08:08 GMT

Young Egyptian singer and former Arab Idol contestant will debut his first ever music video on the music TV channel Mazzika.

February 25, 2014

The "Allah" pendant burnt along with the man wearing it in Katy's video. (Image: Youtube snapshot)
12:35 GMT

Muslims worldwide demanded that Katy Perry's Egyptian-themed music video "Dark Horse" be taken down from YouTube for insulting Muslims.

This year's Cairo Jazz Festival will take place from 13 to 16 March in Cairo's Al-Azhar Park and at Cairo Jazz Club. (Image: Facebook)
11:19 GMT

Get ready for Cairo's annual jazz festival, which will see performances in Cairo Jazz Club and in Al-Azhar Park.

February 24, 2014

"Pharrell Williams - Happy (WE ARE FROM AMMAN)" was posted to youtube on February 22, 2014. (Image snapshot from the music video)
12:59 GMT

American rapper Pharrell Williams' global hit "Happy" has inspired cover videos around the world, and now Amman, Jordan has gotten in the mood too.

February 23, 2014

Katy Perry's "Dark Horse" isn't the only music video riding on inspiration from Ancient Egypt (Image: Facebook).
09:39 GMT

Katy Perry isn't the first pop star to incorporate the luxury of lavish ancient Egypt into her musical aspirations.

On Friday night, the legendary Rolling Stones rocked Abu Dhabi for the first time in their 50-years on stage. (Image: Facebook)
09:36 GMT

The Rolling Stones made their Abu Dhabi debut on Friday, and it was a concert to remember.

February 21, 2014

Katy Perry's "Dark Horse" video is out! (Screenshot taken from youtube)
06:19 GMT

We've been waiting, and now it's here! The music video set in ancient Egypt has officially been released at last.

February 20, 2014

Jamie Cullum kept "Momentum" going at the Dubai Jazz Festival. (Image: Facebook)
12:51 GMT

Jamie Cullum's February 19 performance at the Emirates Airlines Dubai Jazz Festival did not disappoint.

Candice looked her usual feminine and stunning self on her trip to Istanbul. (Image: Instagram)
10:07 GMT

The beautiful Victoria's Secret model Candice Swanepoel was in Istanbul this week for business and a bit of pleasure!

Katy appears as the eccentric imaginary Egyptian Queen Katy Patra in her latest music vid. (Image: Facebook)
08:51 GMT

International US pop star Katy Perry to release highly anticipated music video 'Dark Horse' in which she becomes imaginary ancient Egyptian Queen Katy Patra.

The US consulate hosted New York City’s “Clinton Curtis Band” as well as several Saudi bands and together they rocked the evening. (Image: Arab News)
05:00 GMT

Last week, the US Consulate hosted New York City’s “Clinton Curtis Band” for a special performance in Jeddah.

February 19, 2014

The fabulous rocker Eric Clapton in one of his performances. (Image: YouTube snapshot)
13:55 GMT

Fans are getting more and more anxious now that Eric Clapton's Bahrain performance is getting closer, and tickets are now on sale!

Maya looked scary and not at all sexy like Beyonce in her latest music video. (Image: Instagram)
13:13 GMT

Maya Diab is facing a fierce attack from her fans for copying Beyonce (in bad taste too) in her latest music video.

Look out Beliebers, Justin's coming to Egypt! (Image:
09:26 GMT

International pop star Justin Bieber announces upcoming concert on 25 April at Porto Cairo Mall.