Music Reviews

November 17, 2013

Alicia Keys belting it out in Dubai over the weekend. (Image: Twitter)
06:33 GMT

The highlight of the night with Alicia Keys for most fans was when the "New York" hit maker changed the lyrics of her song to "Dubai"! What was your fave moment?

November 15, 2013

Carlos Santana knows how to draw a crowd. Here he is performing for a sea of people in France. (Image: Facebook)
05:30 GMT

As if we weren't excited enough already about the Emirates Airline Dubai Jazz Festival 2014, now we're close to hyperventilating in anticipation with Grammy Award-winning Carlos Santana set to close up shop of the shindig.

November 14, 2013

Jannat is up against Amr Diab and a slew of others for the title "Best Album" in the World Music Awards.
11:36 GMT

Whether or not she beats Amr Diab and the slew of other stars for the title “Best Album” in the World Music Awards doesn’t make a difference to the Moroccan songstress.

Ready to party with Diana Haddad's "La Fiesta"? (Image: Facebook)
10:44 GMT

Diana Haddad’s new song “La Fiesta”, featuring lyrics in Moroccan dialect, French, and English, has been launched on most Arab and International stations. For sure the Lebanese and French aren't at war anymore!

Mirette Hanna hits the right keys (Image taken from YouTube)
09:33 GMT

Egyptian pianist Mirette Hanna came out on top, snatching the Absolute First Prize at the 23rd 'Roma' International Piano Competition.

November 11, 2013

Nicole Saba rocks it Rotary Club style in Egypt in her first post-baby gig. (Image: courtesy of Nawa3em on Twitter)
11:15 GMT

While she’s got her roots firmly planted in Lebanon, Nicole Saba loves her some Egypt so much she’s coming out of maternity leave to promote its tourism!

Asala Nasri can't keep her eyes dry when it's time to sing about Syria. (Image: Facebook)
10:28 GMT

The big moment finally arrived for Asala Nasri to take the Arab Music Festival stage, but the Syrian singer couldn’t hold back the tears as she sang and spoke about her homeland.

Nadina and Dolly Shahine recording their duet in Egypt. (Image: Facebook)
04:04 GMT

Dolly Shahine and Nadina are shaking their hips in preparation for their upcoming music video.

November 10, 2013

Board the ship with Nancy Ajram and the rest of the all star crew next August.
07:29 GMT

August might be the hottest month of the year already, but for folks boarding the all star cruise across the Mediterranean next year, it's gonna be totally sizzling as they sail around Europe with celebs like Nancy Ajram, Mohammad Assaf, and Yara.

Want to hang with Angham? Come watch the Egyptian singer perform her only concert this year at home base.
04:46 GMT

This is the week for the Cairo Opera House to go Angham style as a part of the Arabic Music Festival, but that's not the only exciting entertainment option in Egypt. Check out this sweet list of places to go and people to see, like the band Mashrou Leila in Alexandria!

Look out for Mashrou' Leila's Alexandria performance this November. (Image: Facebook)
04:00 GMT

They're becoming internationally-known quicker than you can say "Raasuk," and now Mashrou' Leila are making their Alexandria debut.

November 8, 2013

Maher Zain sang it up for Syria
09:00 GMT

Sounds of Light 2013 hosted award-winning artist Maher Zain and other singers in an attempt to raise millions for relief efforts in Syria.

November 7, 2013

Yousra El-Hawary is bringing her accordion talents to the stage at Darb 1718 tonight
07:24 GMT

International Poetry Festival at Darb 1718 comes to a close tonight with performances by Egyptian singer and composer Yousra El-Hawary and local band Shawarena.

November 6, 2013

Poster for Samaana Fetival at El Genaina Theatre
10:51 GMT

There's three chances to hear the winning music of the Samaana Festival victors at El-Genaina Theatre on 9, 14 and 16 November.

Ramy Ayach is ready to rock it TROPFEST style! (Image: Facebook)
07:00 GMT

Ayach is coming to Abu Dhabi Corniche, peeps, so get excited. One of our fave pop star's will be in town for the third edition of TROPFEST Arabia.