Music Reviews

April 1, 2013

Sherine Abdel Wahab
10:31 GMT

The Nile Radio Production's NRP official record label, Nogoum Records, have secured the sassy Sherine as their latest Egyptian voice.

March 31, 2013

In this week's round of Arab Idol 2 auditions, the glamorous judging panel jetted off to Cairo and Dubai in their final search for the region's hottest untapped talent.
14:01 GMT

In this week's round of Arab Idol 2 auditions, the glamorous judging panel jetted off to Cairo and Dubai in their final search for the region's hottest untapped talent.

Kadim Al Sahir performing as part of the du World Music Festival, at Dubai Media City Amphitheatre (Photo :ATIQ-UR-REHMAN)
09:21 GMT

The Iraqi singer charmed fans with his voice on Thursday night.

The Dutch DJ headlined the Goan music festival at its Middle Eastern debut
05:51 GMT

Goa's Sunburn festival finally made it to the shores of the Arabian Gulf on Thursday. And with DJ Tiesto headlining the event, the crowd was sure to be in for a treat!

March 30, 2013

Live and Let Die: Guns and Roses hit the high notes in Abu Dhabi.
11:51 GMT

The U.S. supergroup made a triumphant return to the UAE despite the lack of lead guitarist, Slash.

Carole's latest single is a real blub-fest.
06:00 GMT

The X Factor judge releases a new heartbreaking music video for song 'Ihsas' (Feelings).

Dolly Shaheen gets back to the recording studio.
05:00 GMT

The Lebanese lovely goes back to her Arab roots, getting away from the sugary pop scene.

March 28, 2013

Students of classical music in Egypt benefit from Finnish cooperative initiative for the 6th year. (Photo: Mourad Heshmat)
13:25 GMT

On Thursday 28 March, the Cairo Opera House will be hosting the sixth Egyptian-Finnish Musical Bridge with a chamber music concert in which Egyptian students will play alongside experienced European professors.

Guns N’ Roses band members from left Dizzy Reed (keyboards), DJ Ashba (guitar), Tommy Stinson (bass) and Ron "Bumblefoot" Thal (guitar). (Photo: Hadrian Hernandez/Gulf News)
07:53 GMT

The Guns N' Roses star tells fans they’ll be missing out if they leave Thursday's Abu Dhabi show early.

March 27, 2013

The superstar DJ promises to bring plenty of electro tunes to the UAE's Sunburn Festival.
05:35 GMT

The superstar DJ promises to bring plenty of electro tunes to the UAE's Sunburn Festival.

March 26, 2013

Najwa Karam and Fares Karam
14:34 GMT

Lebanese co-national singers Najwa Karam and Fares Karam had the audience in raptures for a Dubai Mother's Day special concert. Meanwhile, the once-fighting pair seemed to hit it off as best friends again, calling a truce on their rumored conflict.

Ribab Fusion Band in concert (Photo by Thoraia Abou Bakr)
09:02 GMT

Moroccan band, Ribab Fusion, wow the crowds at Cairo Jazz Festival with their modern twist on traditional Moroccan music.

Abu Dhabi paid tribute to Lebanese legend, Mansour Rahbani, at the Emirates Palace gig.
07:24 GMT

Fans of classic Middle Eastern music were treated to a magical night that paid tribute to Lebanese legends Assi and Mansour Rahbani at a concert held at Emirates Palace on Monday night.

Akon is set to perform at the festival on Thursday night.
05:21 GMT

A packed schedule of live entertainment and top international DJs from across the globe will have music lovers in the UAE gripped this weekend at the inaugural My Music X festival.

March 24, 2013

In the third episode of Arab Idol Two, the star studded panel of jet-setting judges took their search for talent far and wide, landing in three locations across the region.
08:49 GMT

In the third episode of Arab Idol Two, the star studded panel of jet-setting judges took their search for talent far and wide, landing in three locations across the region.