Music Reviews

September 17, 2013

A little behind the scenes sneak peak of Tamer Hosny's "Si Al Sayed" (The Man) music video. (Image: Facebook)
08:58 GMT

Egypt’s politics may be deteriorating, but Egyptian hottie Tamer Hosny is not about to let that get in the way of his singing career! With a new music vid for his song 'The Man' on the way, he's sure to keep in the glittery limelight.

Donia Samir Ghanem's latest song has been accused of making her look like a "helpless" woman. (Image: Facebook)
08:41 GMT

She wanted to share her wedding-bliss happiness with the world through a song, but Donia Samir Ghanem's fans were less than impressed with the lyrics.

Teenage girls will be aghast that this boy band won't be singing their way through UAE! (Image: Facebook)
07:50 GMT

Every teenage girl in the Gulf will be 'Up All Night' crying after rumors got their hopes up that boy band One Direction would be stoppin' by the UAE for a concert on their 'Take Me Home' tour.

September 16, 2013

Mashrou Leila jammed the night away in Amman. (Image: Jordan Times/ Gaelle Sundelin)
09:36 GMT

The crowd was quickly in a frenzy as Mashrou Leila mixed up their jazzy, upbeat rock tunes with old French classics in the enchanting Roman ampitheatre setting.

Yousra Mahnoush stood alongside her former mentor Kadem Al Saher once more.
09:23 GMT

The debut of ‘Mahboubi Ana’ (The One I Love) hosted by ‘The Voice’ finalist Yousra Mahnoush highlighted Iraqi singer Kadem Al Saher where he shared his rags to riches story.

Toploader is soon Bahrain bound! (Image: Facebook)
09:13 GMT

British indie rock will meet the Dilmun Club in Saar later this month for a Bahrain show to remember with Toploader as the headliner.

The Lumineers (Image: Facebook)
05:00 GMT

The word is out, Dubai Media City Ampitheatre will be rockin' out to the sounds of 'The Lumineers' at the RedFestDXB music festival.

September 15, 2013

Haifa Wehbe and Tamer Ashour are releasing a duet together. (Image: Facebook)
13:42 GMT

Lebanese superstar Haifa Wehbe is busy between filming music videos, recording songs and shooting films, yet still had time to record a duet with singer Tamer Ashour.

Renowned director Nadine Labaki will star in "Rock the Casbah" alongside Omar Sharif. (Image: Facebook)
12:57 GMT

Omar Sharif and Nadine Labaki will star in a new French-Moroccan comedy film this year.

Peace One Day Cairo (Image: Facebook)
04:53 GMT

Homegrown musicians are lined up to play for peace in Cairo on Saturday, 21st of September for the 2013 International Peace One Day campaign at the Darb 1718 Contemporary Art and Culture Center.

September 13, 2013

First elimination round at "Battle of the Voice" (Image: Gulf Times/ Maria Imelda Enrile)
05:00 GMT

Expatriates are battling it out in Doha this month at Parco Mall. Singing hopefuls from all around the region and beyond have given it their shot and are not in the midst of elimination rounds.

September 12, 2013

Tamer Hosny posted a picture of him alongside Akon and Pitbull on FB. (Image: Facebook)
09:59 GMT

No music video of "Arabian Knight" has yet been released, but pictures of the three superstars, Tamer Hosny, Akon and Pitbull working on the song together were published on FB by Monsieur Tamer himself!

September 11, 2013

Help, please! Ahlam calls out to fans for music video ideas. (Image: Facebook)
15:01 GMT

Not one to be outdone, hot singer Ahlam has reached out to fans for new music vid ideas. Sound familiar? That’s exactly what Nancy Ajram just did!

Assi Helani, Ciara and Mohammad Assaf will be one of the stars performing at the Yasalam Festival. (Image: Facebook)
14:22 GMT

In the lead-up to the Formula One race in Abu Dhabi, the city invites its citizens to get fit while enjoying the activities of the star-studded Yasalam Festival.

Star Academy is returning following a two-year absence. (Image: Facebook)
10:44 GMT

If you're a Star Academy fan then prepare to scream; the show's back to our screens after a two-year absence.