Music Reviews

September 1, 2014

Samira is hoping to release the album sometime this winter.
10:36 GMT

Moroccan singer Samira Saeed revealed she is wrapping up a new album.

Foo2, El-Sefr, and Mohamed El-Deeb dig deep into their souls for their performances.
09:01 GMT

The two-hour hip-hop concert, HipHop 03 Volume 3, on August 26th saw songsters jammin' to the tough topics affecting the country of Egypt.

Angham's all smiles with her latest song. (Image: Facebook)
07:39 GMT

Surely some conservatives will dislike the controversial Lebanese dialect song the Egyptian songstress has just completed, but "Am Bakrah Al Musica" (I am Hating Music) will no doubt be a hit amongst her faithful fans.

August 31, 2014

Everyone will surely be saying yes to more Saba! (Image: Facebook)
08:39 GMT

Nicole Saba was a smashing hit in the holy month on the show "Difference in Timing" with Tamer Hosny, and now she's back to business again with a new single "Ma Baqa Tudqili" (You Don't Beat For Me).

August 24, 2014

Tarek Yamani “A condensate of passion. Yamani always manages to be, as Paul Verlaine once said, 'not exactly the same, not exactly another'.” (Image: Bluewhalemusic.com)
12:05 GMT

"It was in New York where it all merged: the Afro American Jazz and the Arabic music," writes 'Victor Argo' in a fascinating tale about Lebanese musician Tarek Yamani and his latest album.

August 17, 2014

Tamer's concert failures have resulted in serious losses for the festivals' organizers. (Image: Facebook)
14:26 GMT

Tamer Hosny's severe lack of ticket sales in two Tunisian festivals have proved that he's not so popular there!

Nour Ashour knows how to move his fingers around a saxophone. (Image: Facebook)
07:00 GMT

Love some saxophone? Live in Egypt or wish you did? Then get a load of this.

August 15, 2014

The concert took off with the four artists performing “Allah Ya Trab Antoura” together. (Image: Daily Star)
09:00 GMT

Late Lebanese singer, songwriter, composer and actor Wadih El Safi was hailed in a performance at the Beirut Waterfront Tuesday, in a tribute concert organized as part of Beirut Holidays.

Gaza-native and Arab Idol superstar Mohammad Assaf has cancelled his Abu Dhabi concert, which was scheduled to take place tomorrow, in solidarity with Gaza. (Image: AFP)
06:00 GMT

Unfortunately, thousands of Mohammad Assaf's fans won't get to see him perform in Abu Dhabi tomorrow after canceling his concert over the Gaza conflict.

August 14, 2014

The ladies love them some Amr Diab! (Image: Facebook, courtesy of amrdiab.net)
05:40 GMT

After his scandal-soaked stint in the Greek isles back in 2013, Amr Diab kept the conservatives a little happier this go around.

August 12, 2014

Carole Samaha's smokin' hot song is out on the world wide web. (Image: screenshot from YouTube)
04:02 GMT

Carole Samaha's single "Sahranine" quickly became the most heard song on Anghami after it was released on the app, and the success is still going strong.

August 10, 2014

Angela Gheorghiu performed at the Baalbek Festival, but she requested to be moved to the Casino du Liban theater so that she remains close to the country’s international airport. (Image: Facebook)
09:29 GMT

Several of Lebanon’s summer festivals have canceled, rescheduled or relocated performances after fierce fighting broke out Saturday between the Lebanese Army and Nusra Front and ISIS militants.

August 7, 2014

Stromae on stage at the Byblos Festival on Tuesday. (Image: The Daily Star/Press Photo Agency, HO)
10:27 GMT

Belgian singer-songwriter Stromae rocked the stage at the Byblos International Festival on Tuesday.

Ziad will be holding a series of concerts as part of the Beirut Holiday 2014 Festival. (Image: Google.com)
09:54 GMT

Shereen Abdo, Hazem Shaheen from Egypt and Syrian Manal Samaan join Ziad Rahbani on 7 August at Beirut Souks, Lebanon. For Abdo, it's her first appearance with Lebanon's renowned musician.

August 5, 2014

Tamer likes to personally edit his music before it's released. (Image: Albawaba edit)
08:32 GMT

Tamer Hosny has postponed the release of his new music album "180 Degrees" once again!