Music Reviews

November 4, 2013

Musicians from all around the region and world performed at the Yasalam concerts.
11:20 GMT

Ciara and Jay Z, Elissa and Amr Diab, a little something for everyone's musical interests across genres, languages, and cultures at the Yasalam After-Race Concert.

Akon had a "bubbly" night at  Abu Dhabi's Cirque Le Soir nightclub. (Image: Facebook)
07:03 GMT

Akon has been living it up at the F1 weekend in Abu Dhabi. The "Play Hard" singer really knows how to party!

November 3, 2013

Fulla sings with Lutfi Bu Shinaq
09:34 GMT

Algerian songstress Fulla has recorded a new duet in honor of the Algerian Revolution on November 1st.

'Like Jelly' band is just one of the hot performances going down this week. (Image: Facebook)
08:34 GMT

If you're bored out of your mind or have out of town guests you want to keep entertained, here's a list of places to go nearly every day this week in Cairo and Alexandria!

Samira Said is the only Arab artist nominated for a "Best Song" WMA. (Image: Facebook)
07:38 GMT

Singer Samira Said received two surprises in one phone call from the World Music Awards organizers.

We sure hope Eric Clapton will perform "got me on my knees, Layla" classic in Dubai next March! (Image: Facebook)
07:07 GMT

Classic songster Eric Clapton is bringing the rock and roll to Dubai, dudes! Register on the pre-sale link now, so you don't miss out on tickets to this concert that's sure to bring old school fans to their knees!

November 2, 2013

Latifa celebrated as she signed with record label Mazzika. (Image: Facebook)
05:00 GMT

Singer Latifa was all smiles as she had a lot to celebrate about this week.

October 31, 2013

Angham at the mic, a rare experience these days. (Image: Facebook)
09:47 GMT

For the very first time this year, Egyptian singer Angham will be performing on stage at the Cairo Opera House as a part of the Arabic Music Festival.

Depeche Mode's about to do Abu Dhabi, peeps. (Image: Facebook)
07:44 GMT

In case you need a reminder of why you're so excited for Sunday's concerts, here are some deets on Depeche Mode!

October 30, 2013

Ragheb Alama's ready for Morocco next May! Bring on the Mawazine! (Image: Facebook)
12:05 GMT

It may still be a couple seasons away, but preparations are already in motion for Rahgeb Alama to make it into next year's Mawazine music festival!

Susan Boyle will be on our home turf for a Christmas performance of an Elvis Presley duet. (Image: Facebook)
10:40 GMT

Yes, Ladies and Gents, surprising 'X-Factor' winner Susan Boyle is coming to Abu Dhabi this December to sing her heart out with an Elvis Presley duet performance that she claims his spirit was present whilst recording.

October 29, 2013

Samira Said is bringing more than just her new single "Mazal" to the musical plate! (Image: Facebook)
09:01 GMT

The latest greatest from Moroccan songstress, Samira Said, is coming in the form a music video for her national song “Erbil”.

Ahmed Soultan stands against fierce competition in Africa and India to represent Worldwide Act at MTV EMAs next month. (Image: Facebook)
07:02 GMT

After nabbing 'Best Middle East Act' title once again, Moroccan singer Ahmed Soultan is in the mix of candidates aiming to represent Africa, Indian, and Middle East at the Worldwide Act category of the 2013 MTV EMA on November 10.

October 28, 2013

Big Hass' Music Liberation (Image: Facebook)
07:10 GMT

For Saudi native Big Hass, hip-hop isn’t about money, sex, drugs, or glamour. It’s about knowledge, poetry, consciousness, and freedom. Perhaps most of all, it’s about being yourself. Tune into MIX FM on Saturday nights or just read this article on 'Why Hip-Hop'.

October 27, 2013

Haifa Wehbe plays cat in Samo Zein's latest single. (Image: Facebook)
12:19 GMT

Kitty & Tommy Haifa Wehbe duets with Samo Zein!