Music Reviews

June 22, 2013

Elissa's got herself a Spaniard.
06:00 GMT

Elissa's got a new music video with a dreamy lover from Spain.

June 21, 2013

Dubai dives into fun this summer
06:00 GMT

The temperature isn't the only thing sizzlin' in Dubai this summer. There are tons of activities all around town, including performances by Smurfs and Hollywood comics, The Wayans Bros.

June 20, 2013

Dubai rappers bringin' down 'da house tonight! (Photo courtesy of the event Facebook page)
09:31 GMT

The Ultimate Freestyle Night is hosting a healthy competition for the region's budding rappers in an Arab Idol-inspired event. To top it off, iFLY Dubai will be demonstrating indoor skydiving feats in the background!

Tamer digs being a daddy
08:45 GMT

Having a little baby girl has rocked songster Tamer Hosny’s world. While we are all keeping our eyes on the Egyptian superstar, he can’t take his own off his daughter, Talia.

"Arabian Knightz" is one of the rappin' Revolutionist bands (Photo courtesy of the band's Facebook page)
05:00 GMT

With all kinds of emotions about their country's political problems, many Egyptians are turning to music to sing, rap, and dance their Revolutionary cares away.

June 19, 2013

Rami Sabri has a new album...soon? (photo from a fan Facebook page)
09:10 GMT

After many delays and much criticism for it, Egyptian songster Rami Sabri's new promised album release date is today! Will it come true?

Tango is a dance of passion.
08:05 GMT

Photo display in Cairo's happenin' Sufi Bookstore takes us into the Tango-ed world of passion and romance.

June 17, 2013

Jerash Festival for Culture and Arts is coming for the 28th time
11:00 GMT

With concerts, handcrafts and more than 100 activities open to the public free of charge, Jerash is the place to be until July 7th for the 28th annual Jerash Festival for Culture and Arts.

Oufuqy Festival is ready to bring down the house (Photo by Abdelrhman Hussein on Oufuqy Festival Facebook page)
07:28 GMT

It's gonna be awesome in Alexandria with Oufuqy Music Festival coming to town. From 17-23 June, the city will be infiltrated with 12 concerts, 7 film screenings, 3 workshops, an improvised jam night, and thousands of fans!

June 16, 2013

Ahlam eats her heart out getting all the Arab Idol attention on stage
11:00 GMT

The Lebanese diva can't let the contestants get too much attention, making sure her Arab Idol guest appearance steals the thunder and rains down drama.

Myriam Fares' verified Facebook account is on fire!
11:00 GMT

It’s social media mania for Myriam Fares. The starlet has more than four million legit likes on her verified Facebook account and her latest YouTube clip is going crazy!

Celebrity judge Nancy Ajram hugs Ziad Khoury goodbye (Photo posted to Instagram and Ziad Khoury's Facebook page)
10:24 GMT

Another one bites the dust, leaving the competition down to just three candidates. Ziad Khoury says farewell to Arab Idol with a hug from Nancy.

Essam Karika denies the blame
08:38 GMT

Whoops! Somebody spilled the beans and leaked the theme song for Haifa Wehbe’s new TV drama, but put away the tar and feathers ‘cause Essam Karika says it wasn’t him!

Get it, Girl! The screen LOVES Sherine! (Photo from Arab Idol Facebook page)
05:00 GMT

Egyptian superstar Sherine takes to the stage and screen on one of the final Arab Idol episodes of the season.

June 12, 2013

Storm Band poster (Photo from the band's Facebook page)
07:57 GMT

El-Genaina Theatre in Al-Azhar Park starts summer off right with Al-Mawred Al-Thaqafy’s summer program.