Music Reviews

July 9, 2013

National dedication: Khaled Salim and Sherine show Egypt the love
08:01 GMT

It has been an insanely dramatic week for Egypt, but that hasn't stopped Khaled Salim, Sherine, and other Egyptian singers from recording national songs to show their support.

July 8, 2013

Asala Nasri and Angham can't believe what happened! (Images: Facebook)
15:19 GMT

It's a war of words right now with Syrian songstress Asala Nasri and Egyptian home-girl Angham posting patriotic songs with the very same title within days of each other!

July 7, 2013

Tamer Hosny loves him some Egypt
10:52 GMT

Tamer Hosny sings it up for his homeland in "Masr Al Salam" (Egypt the Peaceful) and tweets a love note to General Al Sisi.

Mohammad Assaf is coming to you, Bahrain! Whoop!
08:55 GMT

The region's new fave celebrity will be joining the summer fun in Bahrain ,alongside other stars like Majida Al Roumi and Fareeda Mohammed Ali.

Jason DeRulo is ready to bring the heat in Dubai (Image: Facebook)
05:34 GMT

The Dubai Media City Ampitheatre is gonna get even hotter this November with saucy R n B singer Jason DeRulo now set to share the stage with Alicia Keys'.

July 3, 2013

Rima Khceich is rockin' the Dawr at Jerash on the 4th! (Image:Facebook)
10:01 GMT

Vocalist Rima Khcheich has dreamed of recording this dawr since she was 12. Now her wish is coming true for all to hear on record and in person at Jerash tomorrow night!

Jamiroquai gettin' cray-cray in Italy. What will he be sportin' in Dubai? (Photo by Andrew Hone/Getty Images )
09:00 GMT

Sandance in Dubai on November 15th will be bringin' us disco legends Chic and acid jazz crooners Jamiroquai. Time to get the party started!

1, 2, 3 FREE concerts courtesy of Assaf! (Image: Facebook)
06:24 GMT

As if he hadn't stolen hearts of his homeland already, Mohammad Assaf continues the charming magic by busting out not one, but THREE FREE concerts!

July 2, 2013

Creamfields is coming to town!
07:47 GMT

Every Lebanese electronica addict's dream has come true with the announcement the Creamfields, the largest electronic music festival in the world, is hitting up Beirut as its latest international location.

July 1, 2013

Haifa on the square of Shubbak Festival (Photo courtesy of Facebook)
10:58 GMT

Shubbak Festival opens a window in London to the fun, funky, and even edgy side of Arab culture.

English rock band 'Muse' is ready to rock in Abu Dhabi! (Photo courtesy of Getty/Stuart C. Wilson)
10:06 GMT

Abu Dhabi's best kept secret is finally unleashed, and one of the headliners for the Yasalam 2013 concerts is....English rock band, MUSE!!!!

June 30, 2013

Yousra Mahnouch is ready to hit the concert stage (Photo courtesy of Facebook)
11:33 GMT

Former ‘The Voice’ contestant Yousra Mahnouch is finally making some progress in her aspiring singing career with a new Egyptian song and concerts with hottie, Kadem Al Saher.

Marcel Khalife kicks it on the oud in London (Photo courtesy of Facebook/Muthanna Al-Qadi)
08:23 GMT

He might be blacklisted in Lebanon, but he's loved in London. Marcel Khalife performed last night at the Barbican Center to a sold out crowd.

PopArabia's partnership with Sony/ATV will now have a catalogue including Kanye West! (photo courtesy of music-mix.ew.com )
06:07 GMT

The publishing and music rights consultancy for the MENA region, PopArabia has snatched a VIP licensing agreement with Sony/ATV Music!

June 28, 2013

Najwa Karam will be one of the stars performing at the Jerash Festival. (Image: Jordansun.com)
07:00 GMT

It's that time of year again when Arab artists flock to the beautiful city of Jerash for a round of magnificent concerts.