Music Reviews

September 16, 2013

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.

September 10, 2013

Amr Diab is less than pleased about his concert cancellation
09:56 GMT

The event that was to keep Amr Diab rollin’ in dough is no more. Another Egyptian concert has been cancelled.

Walid Mustafa and Carole Samaha are engaged!
09:34 GMT

Carole Samaha can no longer sing about loneliness because she’s found a man to say “I do” ‘til death do they part.

September 9, 2013

Hamad al Fardan and Louay al Majed are two finalists in the music competition (Image: Facebook
10:07 GMT

Volkswagen is ready to make an Arab famous. A heated music competition is down to two finalists, Hamad al Fardan and Louay al Majed. Which one's got your vote?

The collective concert will take place on Saturday 14 September at the Touristic Theatre in Hurghada.(Image: Facebook)
08:55 GMT

In an effort to restore tourism in politically-unstable Egypt, the Cairo Opera Orchestra are organizing a concert on the Red Sea in Hurghada.

September 8, 2013

The show will go one for Huriyah Farghali! (Image: Facebook)
11:23 GMT

While some think a filming hiatus in order per the political climate in Egypt, Huriyah Farghali believes her decision to resume her acting career is a necessary move to return normalcy to the unstable country.

Ali Al Hajar sings song against Islam (Image: Facebook)
11:06 GMT

Some say Ali Al Hajar's latest song “We Are One People and You Are Another” is inciting hatred in politically polarised Egypt.