Music Reviews

July 8, 2014

A still from the Electro Chaabi trailer. (Image: YouTube still)
09:32 GMT

Depicting the world of Egypt's 'mahraganat' music, the documentary will be screened on Wednesday 9 July in London.

July 7, 2014

Lang Lang clanking the keys at the Byblos Festival on Thursday. (Image: Facebook courtesy of Nabil Ismail)
16:52 GMT

Hailed by The New York Times as the “hottest artist on the classical music planet,” Lang wowed the Lebanese crowd at the opening performance of this year's Byblos International Festival on Thursday evening.

July 3, 2014

It's unknown whether Assi realizes that his Moroccan song was insulting to Moroccan women or not. (Image: Facebook)
09:57 GMT

Moroccan singer Fatima al Arousi wasn't impressed at all by Lebanese singer Assi Helani's Moroccan single "Satta" and hit back at him with a song of her own!

Nancy celebrated life in Lebanon through her Beirut concert last week. (Image: Facebook)
08:26 GMT

A few bombings or terrorist attacks in Lebanon didn't scare Nancy Ajram, as she went ahead with her planned Beirut concert as scheduled!

July 2, 2014

Jordanian Hisham Said performs in Sofar Cairo (Image: Rowan El Shimi)
09:35 GMT

Cairo hosts its first ever Sofar concert, part of a global movement that brings live music to people’s living rooms.

Joss Stone took her singing magic to Lebanon Tuesday night.
05:56 GMT

In light of Lebanon’s recent spate of bombings, raids and clashes, you might assume British soul singer Joss Stone was a bit nervous when she flew into Beirut Tuesday night, but she got her game face on and made her way there.

A packed out Jerash Festival. (Image: Facebook)
05:27 GMT

The 29th Jerash Festival for Culture and Arts was a grand slam success with A-list stars storming the stage and fans that followed them to the Roman city.

July 1, 2014

Fayrouz's latest music video is reminiscent of her earlier work. (Image: Screenshot from video)
05:33 GMT

As Muslims focus on their faith, classic Christian-background songstress Fayrouz released a music video, paying tribute to her late hubby

June 29, 2014

Ahlam doing a spot of shopping as a treat from working hard at filming her videos! (Image: Instagram)
12:57 GMT

Ahlam was in the old city of Budapest where she filmed two of her latest music videos.

Samira's theme tune for "Love Story" is bound to have been sung with "love"! (Image: Facebook)
08:12 GMT

Samira Said sings the theme tune for Cyrine Abdel Nour's Ramadan drama "Seeret Hob" (Love Story).

Lebanese Diva Magida el-Roumi performs on the opening night of the Beiteddine festival in the Lebanese Shouf mountains, southeast of Beirut, on June 26, 2014. (AFP /JOSEPH EID)
06:09 GMT

Majida El Roumi brought a little sliver of happiness to a country suffering some sad times with her gig at the he Ottoman-era palace of Beiteddine Thursday evening.

June 27, 2014

One of many Najwa Karam selfies on her Jerash journeys. (Image: Twitter)
17:53 GMT

From the driver's seat of her car to a press conference to the actual concert stage, Najwa Karam kept her social media fans up to date with the happenings of the hot songstress

June 25, 2014

Will Myriam take over the small screen this Ramadan? (Image: Facebook)
08:35 GMT

Lebanese singer Adam recorded the thrilling theme tune for Myriam Fares's Ramadan TV show "Ittiham" (Accusation).

June 24, 2014

Fete de la Musique took place on June 21st in Lebanon.
07:00 GMT

Saturday saw droves of fans despite security fears in Lebanon for the Fête de la Musique festival.

June 23, 2014

Grace Deeb is back, baby! (Image: Facebook)
17:55 GMT

It's been a few years since Grace Deeb produced her own video for "Sing", but the Lebanese songstress is back in business now, baby!