Music Reviews

November 19, 2013

Paris Hiltong hitting the decks. (Image: Facebook)
08:50 GMT

After finding her Dubai BFF on television a couple years ago, high-profile heiress Paris Hilton will be hitting Dubai next week to DJ it up at Cavalli Club.

Some of the celebs who have caused controversy in the UAE. (Image: Albawaba edit)
06:42 GMT

Western artists have caused controversy on & off stage while UAE-bound.

Europe is coming to Dubai, Y'all! (Image: Facebook)
05:00 GMT

The tune is already stuck in our heads as we prep for a night to remember on November 22nd with "The Final Countdown" hit makers. Swedish rockers Europe are set to storm the Dubai Tennis Stadium this weekend.

November 18, 2013

The legendary Paul Oakenfold will be Dj-ing at the Sandance NYE event in Dubai. (Image: Facebook)
06:45 GMT

Put your party hats on and get ready to celebrate the new year in true style at Dubai's Sandance Festival this Dec!

November 17, 2013

Mohammad Abdo was careful to keep schtum about his latest single. (Image: Facebook)
12:53 GMT

Mohammad Abdo has been working on a new single, only without anyone knowing! What's this all about?

Myriam Fares all bedazzled for her Pyramids performance! (Image: Instagram)
09:05 GMT

What could possibly be better than just enjoying the FIFA matches at the Great Pyramids? Watching sassy songstress Myriam Fares take the stage by storm with a glitzy gown at Giza too, that's what!

"Rags and Tatters" film is one of the many things for folks in Egypt to go see this week. (Snapshot from trailer)
07:38 GMT

There are so many things to do in Egypt this week, the challenge will be to pick which to do!

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.