Music Reviews

October 26, 2014

A still from Nancy Ajram's hit music video "Yalla." She looks like a doll, don't you agree? (Image:
10:56 GMT

"Old" Nancy Ajram is back with her "Yalla" music video, and it captures exactly what we knew her as when she first shot to fame!

October 25, 2014

Palestinian born and Toronto-based singer/songwriter Merna (formerly known as Ayah) blissfully spreads her wings in a space and time where evolution is imminent. (Image:
11:28 GMT

Palestinian vocalist Merna (formerly Ayah) releases her latest single "A Little More" off her sophomore studio album The Calling, melding elements of rock, soul and classical.

October 19, 2014

Tamer received an honorary plaque from the Canadian University in Cairo. (Image: Facebook)
12:09 GMT

The Canadian University in Cairo's students were treated to a rocking concert by Egyptian superstar Tamer Hosny this week.

October 16, 2014

Assaf's first ever album proved itself to be a huge success. (Image: Twitter)
14:23 GMT

Mohammed Assaf's first ever album claimed the number one spot in regional music charts within just hours of its release!

During the “Laish Hip-Hop?” session at Lund University. (Image: Arab News)
07:34 GMT

Lund University students were treated to a special seminar on Arabic hip hop this month!

October 15, 2014

The Jordanian star concluded the annual event with a blend of classical and traditional songs. (Image:
12:04 GMT

Jordanian artist Macadi Nahhas dazzles Bahrain Music Festival days after giving birth.

October 13, 2014

Ehab's career is still going strong after 25 years in the business! (Image: Facebook)
13:28 GMT

Ehab Tawfik signs on for another year of success with “Alam El Fan” Art Production as he celebrates his silver anniversary in showbiz!

October 12, 2014

Rudimental rocked Dubai's Sandance festival over the weekend. (Image: Facebook)
11:26 GMT

It was sweet weekend for music lovers in the UAE. The Sandance festival went down again without a hitch as Rudimental, Clean Bandit, Empire of the Sun and De La Soul took the stage.

October 9, 2014

Diana has filmed her latest single My Lover is Egyptian in Cairo and Dubai. (Image: Facebook)
08:51 GMT

Diana Haddad releases her latest single "Habeebi Masri" (My Lover is Egyptian).

October 8, 2014

Calling all Egypt lovers: Mohamed Mounir's got some music for you
13:02 GMT

Mohamed Mounir launched a patriotic sing titled "Mithaiz".

October 7, 2014

Nour Project featuring Zizo in Pharrell Williams "Happy." (Image: YouTube still)
08:25 GMT

Nour Project featuring Ahmed Abou El-Yazid revisits Pharrell Williams' 'Happy', challenging the optimism of the original lyrics.

October 2, 2014

Ehab Tawfiq is making his fans smile
12:54 GMT

Leaving fans hanging, wondering what the next song will be, Ehab Tawfiq is only releasing one song at time on YouTube from his new album "Jamid Jidan" (Very Strong).

Shatha Hassoun has brought us the magic again. (Image: Facebook)
08:35 GMT

Twelve songs sung by Iraqi singer Shatha Hassoun is ours for the listening after Rotana announced its launch.

September 30, 2014

Alicia Keys kickin' it with Idan Raichel and Ali Amr (Image: Facebook)
09:56 GMT

That's why "We are Here". In a musical plea for peace and forgiveness, Alicia Keys performed a moving song alongside artists from the Middle East.

Egyptian digital artist Ahmed Emad Eldin designs cover for Pink Floyd's new album The Endless River. (Image: Facebook)
08:46 GMT

Egyptian digital artist Ahmed Emad Eldin designs cover for Pink Floyd's new album The Endless River.